Conversations are taking place around the first Friday of each month coast to coast! You’re welcome to join an in-person or virtual conversation, or host your own conversation on any topic you like. Also consider signing the #ListenFirst Pledge and explore our conversation resources.
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Pledge to #ListenFirst
Each person who listens first to understand tips the scales toward a stronger future for our nation, one built on relationships created by conversation.
"I will listen first to understand and consider another's views before sharing my own. I will prioritize respect and understanding in conversation. And I will encourage others to do the same."take the pledge
NCP Sustaining Members have provided helpful resources to enhance your conversations. Check out the rich guides, tips, insights, wisdom, assessments, and training below.
Conversation Guides & Methods
Partner with one of 700+ professional facilitators in the NCDD network.
Explore thoroughly researched pro-con arguments for dozens of topics.
Listen First Academy: Learn more about the science of listening and what it means to #ListenFirst.
Attend Red-Blue Workshop Moderator Training and/or Skills Training. Contact Donna.
Attend workshops such as Introduction to Dialogue Across Differences, The Power of Dialogue, and Basic Facilitation Skills.