Leading D&D Organizations & Programs
The organizations listed on these pages are all pioneers in the dialogue & deliberation community. We created the categories below to help you find what you are looking for. Some organizations are listed under more than one category.
NCDD counts on its members and visitors to let us know whether we've made a mistake or omitted an organization or program that should be here.
Leaders of 3 pioneering organizations: Martha McCoy of the Study Circles Resource Center, Sandy Heierbacher of NCDD and Tonya Gonzales of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium.
Groups that readily provide materials, assistance or answers to anyone who contacts them
Pioneers of a specific D&D model or technique
Groups that have intentionally helped unite, develop and expand the D&D community
Groups that have created dynamic learning communities of practitioners and/or scholars
Programs that have broken ground using technology for either face-to-face or online D&D
Leading organizations that are conducting research and developing theory on dialogue and deliberation
Groups that provide fee-based service for clients
While not pioneering a particular model, these long- and short-term D&D programs are making an impact on communities