Idea Bank
  1. Listening Projects Questions and Answers

    This is a companion piece to the video of Marisa Castuera Hayase’s Maui presentation on Listening Projects. Is all of your listening tour work one-on-one or do you work in group settings? Both. The focus group setting can be limiting, especially for people who feel shy in groups and where they are sharing personal information. I have…

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  2. Listening Projects with Marisa Castuera Hayase

    Featured Video:  At a 2012 workshop on Maui, Marisa Castuera Hayase talked about the place and value of “Listening Projects” as a strategy to improve collaboration and decision making. Two related resources can be found in the “Idea Bank” section of this website: Audience questions and Marisa’s answers from the Maui session; and a link to the State of Hawaii’s…

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  3. NCDD Community Blog

    To access informative articles and references on collaborative process, visit the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) Community Blog at www.ncdd.org/news GroupWorks Pattern Language card deck Open Space on Open Space coming up in March in San Francisco Group Decision Tip: Decide How to Decide by Craig Freshley Resources on Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialogue Days…

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  4. Listening Tour Report

    If you found the video and companion Q&A on listening projects interesting, you might appreciate the “Early Childhood Listening Tour” report featured on the Hawaii State Executive Office on Early Learning website.

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  5. Recommended Resources

    CLN asked a few of its colleagues and friends to share their “go to” resources – those books, websites and organizations that offer knowledge and inspiration. We’ve listed those resources below along with the name of who made the recommendation. Books Facilitators Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, Sam Kaner with Lenny Lind, Catherine Toldi, Sarah Fisk and Duane…

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  6. Nonprofit Technology Network Focuses on Collaboration

    The theme of the December 2012 issue of NTEN is collaboration and coalition building. Some of what you will find in this issue includes six key principles for advocacy campaigns, tools for collaboration, and tips for determining if your organization is collaboration-ready. (To access this issue you will need to complete a quick registration process.) Click…

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Idea Bank

This section is a place where facilitators and conveners can discuss ideas and share resources related to collaboration. New postings are always welcome.

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