Rather than activities, these documents are largely comprised of discussion questions designed to encourage participants to share their own life experiences and draw parallels between their stories and those of the other dialogue participants. These materials are organized below into public and not-publicly available sections.


Summaries of Publicly Available Dialogue Guides

A Call to Community Dialogue Guide I – Hope in the Cities (1995)

Changing Faces, Changing Communities: Immigration & Race, Jobs, Schools, and Language Differences – Everyday Democracy (1998)

Common Ground: A Moderator’s Guide for Small Group Discussions on Ethnic Relations – The Southern Institute for Education and Research at Tulane University (1995)

Dialogue for Affinity Groups – Everyday Democracy (2006)

Facing Racism in a Diverse Nation – Everyday Democracy (1992)

One America Dialogue Guide – The President’s Initiative on Race and the community Relations Service of the U.S. Department of Justice (1998)

One Nation, Many Beliefs: Talking about Religion in a Diverse Democracy – Everyday Democracy (2011)

Toward a More Perfect Union in an Age of Diversity: A Guide for Building Stronger Communities Through Public Dialogue – Everyday Democracy in collaboration with A More Perfect Union, a project of Arcadia Pictures (1997)

Summaries of Not-Publicly Available Dialogue Guides

Intergroup Dialogues – The Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan (2008)

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