Dialogue and Deliberation are used for different purposes?
To pave the way for new, innovative ideas.
To influence politicians and to impact policy.
To resolve or transform conflicts among groups of people.
To solve complicated community problems.
To strengthen relationships.
To build understanding among individuals and groups.
To strengthen teams and help them work together more effectively.
To build collective knowledge.
To improve people's communication skills.
To help people make better, more informed decisions.
To open people's minds to viewpoints and experiences that are different from their own.
To help people explore their own perspectives and biases.
|A snapshot from one of the large-group sessions at the 2002 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation.
To foster collaboration.
They are used in different venues?
And they are used to address many important, complicated issues?
Campaign finance reform
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