Fall Convocation 2016

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This year's Convocation theme of “Inspiring Dialogue and Community” encourages the use of dialogue to foster greater empathy and sharing of perspectives.

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What We Do

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CDD is involved in engagement, facilitation, conflict resolution, and education about the processes of dialogue and deliberation. Please explore our site to learn more about what we do.

Engage              

Facilitate

Resolve             

Educate

  • Sustained Dialogue 'Crossing Bridges' Conference
  • Moderators' training
  • CLL Leadership workshop, February 2015
  • Moderator's training sessoin
  • CLL Leadership workshop, February 2015
  • Sustained Dialogue 'Crossing Bridges' Conference
  • Moderators' training
  • Moderators' training
  • Selma, AL 50th Anniversary bridge crossing event
  • Moderators' training
  • Moderators' training
  • Sustained Dialogue training

Our Mission

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The mission of the Office of Campus Dialogue and Deliberation (CDD) is to promote and foster sustained engagement among students, faculty and staff of the UC Davis community across divisive issues through dialogue and deliberation.  CDD supports respectful dialogue that allows individuals and groups with different points of view to participate vigorously and to work collectively.

About the Director

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Carolyn Penny, J.D.

Carolyn Penny serves as Director of Campus Dialogue and Deliberation at the University of California, Davis, working at the juncture of conflict resolution, public engagement, and group dynamics to design and deliver initiatives to resolve issues and build community across the campus. 

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