Resources for Practicing Dialogue & Deliberation

Resources for Addressing Current Issues (new!)

Finally ? a way for D&D organizers and community leaders to easily locate the best resources available for fostering community discussion and action on specific current issues.

High-Tech Tools Used in Dialogue & Deliberation Programs (new!)

In this section, we categorize and describe some of the best high-tech tools, products and programs used to enhance both online and face-to-face D&D programs.

Guides and How-To Resources

Some of the best guides, manuals and how-to books available for dialogue and deliberation practitioners. We have categorized them into four subjects: Organizing and Facilitating D&D, Working With Diverse Groups, Community Building, and Social Change.

Resources to Improve your Facilitation Skills

Dozens of books and guidebooks to help you gain facilitation skills. Categorized as: Facilitation (general), Dynamic Facilitation, Future Search, Mediation, Open Space Technology, Study Circles and World Caf?.

Resources for Teachers and Trainers

Some of the best resources out there for trainers, K-12 teachers and educators at colleges and universities. Included here are numerous links as well as a variety of categorized books, handbooks and guides about D&D in schools and on campuses, multicultural education, and more.

Sample Ground Rules

Ten sets of ground rules used by organizations which represent various streams of D&D practice (online D&D, deliberative democracy, conflict transformation, etc.).


A great listing of nearly 50 videos that depict or overview specific dialogue and deliberation models (organized according to model), over 20 videos that are great tools for stimulating D&D on intergroup relations issues in particular, and a handful of sources for more such videos.

Listservs, E-newsletters, etc.

We selected over 70 e-resources of interest to D&D organizers, facilitators and scholars, and include descriptions and instructions for subscribing and submitting info. Categorized according to your interests.

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