The following are resources related to the “Strength to Talk” campaign.  This initiative engages local and national leaders in an effort to hold “daring dialogues” to build and repair relationships which will, in turn, increase capacity for social change.

COMING SOON!  Webinar – “Daring Dialogues for Healing and Justice” – Presenters:  Charles Behling, Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan (retired), Cheryl Graves, Community Justice for Youth Institute; Moderator:  Mia Henry, SPACES)

Power Point – Reflection Questions and Tips for Difficult Conversations (developed and used by Charles Behling in the Webinar – “Daring Dialogues for Healing and Justice”)

Guidelines Handout – “Some Ideas About Difficult Conversations With Colleagues And Friends” – Contributed by Charles Behling, former co-director of the Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan.   (A summary of this program’s dialogue guide is featured here.  You may also find their work cited in openness to transformation and in facilitation skills.)

Workshop Materials – “Preparing for a Daring Dialogue” – Developed by SPACEs.  Contact Mia at if you would like for SPACEs to facilitate this training for your group or organization.

Take the Strength to Talk pledge here.