Welcome to Beyond Civility where citizens and civic leaders meet to explore the barriers and bridges to effective dialogue.
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Commissioners Greg Hartmann and Todd Portune discuss their childhood at a Side-by-Side in October of 2013.[img src=http://beyondcivility.org/wp-content/flagallery/home-page-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1124.jpg]75190
Hamilton County Party Chairs Tim Burke & Alex Triantifilou participate in a Back-to-Back on Voter Suppression and Voter Fraud in November of 2013.[img src=http://beyondcivility.org/wp-content/flagallery/home-page-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_5494.jpg]73890
Hamilton County Commissioner Chris Monzel and Cincinnati City Councilman Wendell Young discuss their respective upbringings at a Side-by-Side in March of 2014.[img src=http://beyondcivility.org/wp-content/flagallery/home-page-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_4525.jpg]73080
Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters partakes in the Back-to-Back on Death Penalty Issues in Ohio in February of 2014.[img src=http://beyondcivility.org/wp-content/flagallery/home-page-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_4359.jpg]72580
Ohio Justice and Policy Center Executive Director David Singleton mingles with audience members prior to a Back-to-Back on Death Penalty Issues in Ohio in February of 2014
Not content to stand on the edges of partisan divides, participants here are stepping forward to meet their counterparts, competitors, and even those they perceive as ideological nemeses to find new and better ways to solve problems…together.
Join us here as we learn and practice techniques for communicating around and through our differences; communicating to hear and be heard, to understand and be understood, and to show and receive respect.