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Continuing Education

Building Communities with Vision and Purpose

Date: 10:00am - 1:00pm PDT September 28, 2013 Location: South Chapel, Graduate Campus

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    Tod Sloan, Ph.D.

South Chapel, Graduate Campus

What can be done to counter the fragmentation of our communities?  How can we come together, share our experiences, and find common purpose?  What questions will prompt deeper understanding and connection?

This workshop, designed for concerned citizens from all walks of life, is a demonstration of a dialogue method that can be employed in any community.  It is based on the work of Peter Block, whose book Community: The Structure of Belonging, has guided many struggling communities back to vitality.

Participants will experience a simulation of a community dialogue, give feedback on the model, and take home resources to help them foster dialogue in their own communities.

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013

Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Facilitator: Tod Sloan, Ph.D.

This workshop is free and open to the public, however advance registration is required. Please register using the link below if you will be attending.

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About the Facilitator

Tod Sloan is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He specializes in community psychology and dialogue practices leading to deeper understanding and democracy.  He is the author of Damaged Life: The Crisis of the Modern Psyche.

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