How Do We Begin A Dialogue about Racial Justice?

How Do We Begin A Dialogue about Racial Justice?

The Campus Engagement Through The Arts/Coffee Talks project is dedicating this school year to cultivating multiple dialogues on racial justice in the United States.  The Department of Justice Community Relations Services has created a useful Dialogue Guide for conducting dialogues on race.  They make and important distinction between debate and dialogue. “Unlike debate, dialogue emphasizes listening to deepen understanding. Dialogue...

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Characteristics of Community Dialogues on Race

Characteristics of Community Dialogues on Race

from The Department of Justice Community Relations Service  What do we mean by dialogue? A dialogue is a forum that draws participants from as many parts of the community as possible to exchange information face-to-face, share personal stories and experiences, honestly express perspectives, clarify viewpoints, and develop solutions to community concerns. Unlike debate, dialogue emphasizes listening to deepen understanding. Dialogue invites...

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