Special opportunity! 
Public Conversations Project of Cambridge, MA is bringing DIALOGUE ACROSS DIFFERENCES to Chapel Hill October 24.

Come learn this unique approach to challenging conversations developed by the Public Conversations Project – find new possibilities in situations that seem intractable. Helpful for managers, clergy, activists, family members.

Community Church of Chapel Hill
106 Purefoy Road
Chapel Hill, NC

Monday, October 24, 10 am – 5:30pm

Due to the support of a local donor wishing to cultivate dialogue skills in North Carolina, a sliding scale fee is offered. Please indicate the amount you are able to pay. Scholarships are available on a limited basis; contact the Public Conversations Project directly about this.


Food: Snacks will be provided.

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