Kansas State University
Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy

 December 10, 2012

                                                                                                News Blast Vol. 3 No. 8     

Workshop participants will increase their knowledge about how to plan and lead public meetings, moderate discussions of complex issues, and guide groups to mutually acceptable decisions. Additionally, participants will focus on how to gather a community around an issue and manage conflict.    


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CECD/ICDD Director Travels to Ohio, North Carolina for Deliberation, Democracy Meetings


CECD/ICDD Director David Procter has been traveling all over the country as well as the nation with trips to France, Denver, Alabama and most recently Ohio.  Currently, Procter is in Raleigh, North Carolina, attending the Redesigning Democracy Summit. 


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Looking Ahead: Important Spring Semester Dates


January 28, 2013 | First news blast of the spring semester

February 1, 2013 | Deadline for University Excellence in Engagement awards applications

February 15, 2013 |Registration for the Basic Facilitation Workshop closes; University Excellence in Engagement award winners announced                  

February 26, 2013 | Late registration for the Basic Facilitation Workshop closes

March 4-6, 2013 | Better Meetings Now: Basic Facilitation Workshop

April 1, 2013 | Engagement Incentive Grants application due


Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy
202 Ahearn Field House
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Discover | Discuss | Decide

 Our mission is to build community capacity for informed, engaged, civil deliberation.


Our vision is for a stronger democracy through enhanced public deliberation.

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Grow your skills and boost your confidence to:

  • Plan and lead public meetings
  • Moderate discussions of complex problems
  • Guide groups to mutually acceptable decisions
  • Anticipate and manage conflict before it becomes a problem
  • Gather a community around an issue
  • Conduct grass-roots asset based planning

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