Center for Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice:
This Center strives to foster and deepen relations between Christians and Muslims. In doing so, it aims to make significant contributions to the larger purpose of promoting peace and building bridges of mutual understanding, cooperation, and respect among people of all faiths.
The Circle Way:
The Circle Way reaffirms the essential practice of taking a seat on the rim and turning to one another to uphold racial, ethnic, gender, economic, and environmental justice.This structure for deep conversation and wise outcomes is a methodology founded by Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea which has become a growing movement of global practice.
This project, from On Being with Krista Tippett, is a conversation-based resource that builds hospitable, trustworthy relationships with and across difference. It honors the power of asking better questions, models reframed approaches to entrenched debates, and insists that the ruptures above the radar do not tell the whole story of our time.
Compassionate Listening Project:
This project offers a curriculum for Compassionate Listening that grew out of many years of reconciliation work on the ground in Israel and Palestine. They offer trainings and workshops worldwide for everyday peace-building, as well as coaching, mentoring, and facilitator certification.
The Dialogue Advisory Group:
This independent organization facilitates political dialogue to reduce violence. They create or advance dialogue between diverse actors including governments, international organizations and armed groups, in difficult conflict situations when peace is still fragile, or political agreements are yet to be reached.
Essential Partners fosters constructive dialogue where conflicts are driven by differences in identity, beliefs, and values. Their Public Conversations Project brings various sides together over topics like gun control and abortion, offering tools that help people to become more connected, more resilient, and better partners for crafting lasting solutions for any challenge.
Everyday Democracy has carried out and studied the process of bringing diverse people together for more than 25 years. Their Dialogue to Change process offers an adaptable approach to community engagement, with a racial equity lens, that is grounded in years of experience and learning with communities throughout the United States.
The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding:
This foundation focuses on helping improve relationships between members of different ethnicities, such as rebuilding the historic alliance between Jews and African Americans, and helping to educate and improve the relationships between members of different ethnic and religious divides, including followers of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.
The Guibord Center — Religion Inside Out:
This unique nonprofit explores interreligious bridge building and is committed to upholding the experience and presence of the Holy in all religions. In partnership with an Advisory Council of nearly 40 religious and spiritual leaders they present classes, lectures, and major community events that give people an immersive opportunity to share in the wisdom and beauty of ancient traditions.
The Hollings Center for International Dialogue:
The Hollings Center aims to foster improved understanding and expand channels of communication between the United States and the Muslim world. In pursuit of its mission, the Center convenes dialogue conferences and other programs that explore novel perspectives on important international issues.
Living Room Conversations:
This organization provides an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. These conversations increase understanding, reveal common ground, and can lead to possible solutions.
Mediators Beyond Borders International:
Mediators Beyond Borders International builds local capacities for peace and promotes mediation worldwide. They do this by enhancing local capacity upon invitation, advocating for mediation in all arenas, and providing consultancy services that promote peaceful conflict resolution.
The People's Supper:
Begun in 2017, The People's Supper aims to repair the breach in our interpersonal relationships across political, ideological, and identity differences, leading to more civil discourse. Suppers are a place where people can come together over one of humanity’s most ancient and simple rituals.
The Public Dialogue Consortium:
This nonprofit organization fosters high quality communication in the public sphere. Their approach distinctly focuses on communication patterns and the results that these patterns produce. They design and guide engagement processes that foster trust and respect, build productive relationships, and focus on desirable outcomes for all members of the community.
The World Café:
The World Café is a powerful social technology for engaging people in conversations that matter, offering an effective antidote to the fast-paced fragmentation and lack of connection in today’s world. The World Café process reawakens our desire to talk with each other about things that matter and to access a greater wisdom found only in the collective.