Welcome to the CDD Resource Center!

This section provides links to useful resources on dialogue and deliberation. If you are new to our website, and want to learn more about dialogue and deliberation, then the sites, books and organizations below are great starting point.


Dialogue: A Virtual Workshop    Public Conversations Project

Dialogue and Deliberation in Practice    Compiled by The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation


How Politics Makes Us Stupid (Identity-Protective Cognition) (By Ezra Klein)

Gather: The Art & Science of Effective Convening (By Monitor Institute)

A Shared Purpose Drives Collaboration (By Vineet Nayar)

Environmental Negotiations and 15 Things About Environmental Dispute Resolution (By Lawrence Susskind)

Partner and Friend Spotlight: 4 Resources from Everyday Democracy (by American Democracy Project) August 14, 2015

ADP’s 2015 Stewardship of Public Lands Seminar | Yellowstone National Park (by American Democracy Project) August 13, 2015

NERCHE Announces 2015 Lynton Award Finalists (by American Democracy Project) August 12, 2015

Constitution Day | September 17, 2015 (by American Democracy Project)  August 11, 2015


Diving In: A Handbook for Improving Race Relations on College Campuses Through the Process of Sustained Dialogue (By Teddy Nemeroff and David Tukey)

Sustained Dialogue: How students are changing their own racial climate (By Priya Parker)

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High (By Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler)

Dialogue and Deliberation  (By Josina M. Makau and Debian L. Marty)

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (By Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen)

The Magic of Dialogue: Transforming Conflict into Cooperation (By Daniel Yankelovich)

Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making (By Sam Kaner)

A Public Peace Process: Sustained Dialogue to Transform Racial and Ethnic Conflicts (By Harold Saunders)