Welcome to Beyond Civility where citizens and civic leaders meet to explore the barriers and bridges to effective dialogue.


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 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