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Building Our Community One Conversation at a Time

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Meaningful Conversations

A simple way for people to come together for rich and meaningful conversations in hopes of making Noblesville a more welcoming and inclusive community.

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A Simple Format

Connect with 5 – 7 community members through a series of thought-provoking questions on a variety of topics.

New Relationships

Change how we view and relate to others based on increased understanding and build new lasting relationships.

What People Are Saying

The entire process of these conversations is perfectly and brilliantly designed to solve the problem and foster the health we need in society simply by their very structure.

Caleb Blair

It was valuable to hear from others in the community and hear why they have formed the beliefs that they hold.

Lilia Ramirez

I strongly suggest people in the community sit in on these structured conversations to learn how to have the conversations organically with neighbors near and far in Noblesville

Willie Haile

Join a Conversation

Conversation is critical to relationships and an important way to connect, care and create.  Want to be part of a conversation among your neighbors, friends, or colleagues?   Email us at info@noblesvillediversitycoalition.org to learn more.

Resources

Change begins with how and when we engage with others.

Conversation Agreements

Be Curious

Listen with a desire to understand and learn more about others.

Be Open

Question your assumptions and suspend judgment so you can hear different perspectives.

Be Uncomfortable

Be okay with feeling uncomfortable as you encounter people with different backgrounds, cultures, and values.

Be Respectful 

With respect and civility, engage with others by valuing and honoring others’ viewpoints experiences.

Want more help understanding the “why” behind each agreement?  Click here to unpack the Conversation Agreements. 

 

Interested in Hosting a Conversation?

Hosts play an important role in Community  Conversations and we are here to make hosting easy, rewarding, and fun for you.   You will follow a simple process to move participants through the stages of the conversations.  It may be helpful to have a friend who enjoys conversation co-host with you. 

Please email us to learn more info@noblesvillediversitycoalition.org

 

Conversation Tips

We’ve compiled a great list of resources.

Short video’s

5 ways to listen better

10 ways to have a better conversation

How to have better political conversations

The joy of being wrong Intellectual Humility

Good Reads

Advice for Difficult Conversations

4 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Accept People Who Don’t Share Your Values.

“Yanny” or “Laurel”; your reality is an interpretation 

Before you judge, seek to understand

Mending Our Union Healing our Communities through Courageous Conversations by J. Christopher Collins

 The Power of Strangers The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World by Joe Keohane

Ready for More Conversations?

So you completed your first round of Community Conversations and are interested in more.   Here is a list of great resources.

Living Room Conversations

Conversation Cafe

Listen First Project

Weaving Community

Braver Angels

National Institute for Civil Discourse

Essential Partners

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