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Susan Partnow
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  • Seattle, WA
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Framing questions for mixed group conversation with homeless

Started this conversation. Last reply by Susan Partnow Jun 29. 2 Replies

I am hosting an event that will bring homeless and 'middle class' folks together in conversation: trying to frame great questions and seeking ideas!  (This is for TOMORROW (june 29) so little time to…Continue

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Susan Partnow replied to Susan Partnow's discussion 'Framing questions for mixed group conversation with homeless'
"Thanks to all for contributing what has turned out to be a very interesting inquiry! A couple of the few hosts who stepped up have just called to say they can't come after all... but as we know, "whatever happens is the only thing that…"
Jun 29
juanita brown replied to Susan Partnow's discussion 'Framing questions for mixed group conversation with homeless'
"Hi dear Susan, What a wonderful inquiry!  You might want to contact Tuesday Ryan Hart (t.ryanhart@gmail.com or tuesday@tryanhart.com) who did a whole series of national conversations on homelessness as well as pose this question to the Art…"
Jun 28
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Framing questions for mixed group conversation with homeless

I am hosting an event that will bring homeless and 'middle class' folks together in conversation: trying to frame great questions and seeking ideas!  (This is for TOMORROW (june 29) so little time to receive your wise suggestions!  This will be an informal setting at a public park... we'll use more of conversation cafe process than world cafe because of that 'chaotic' element...  Thanks for any suggestions!Some thoughts so far:What does home mean to you?What is your experience of Seattle? "Tell…See More
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Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
Host
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
As co-founder of Conversation Cafe, I have been a long time supporter and friend of World Cafe and Juanita Brown. I love the process and have brought World Cafe to Nigeria and Ghana -- and soon to Liberia - as well as less exotic places like Swedish Medical Care in Seattle
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
Corporate, Community
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
Whatever I can! Perhaps my cross cultural experience (I am a mediator and passionate peace maker). Also, the deep practice of compassionate listening.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
Sense of community
Would you like to share a Web or Blog address?
http://globalcitizenjourney.org

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World Cafe comes to Monrovia, LIBERIA (and Open Space) at a Community Meeting

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 5:16pm 0 Comments

Last Saturday my partners and I hosted over 120 community leaders at an Open Space Community Meeting here in Monrovia, Liberia.  My small non profit, Global Citizen Journey, in partnership with the Liberian organization, Population Caring Organization, are launching the Liberia Peacebuilder Initiative to help grow a network of leaders that cut across all of the many divides here:  traditional, Christian, Muslim; 16+ ethnic groups; men/women; youth/elders; educated/illiterate; ex-combatants;…

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At 2:03pm on December 30, 2009, Amy Lenzo said…
Welcome, Susan! I add my voice to David's in inviting you to share some of your stories about using the World Cafe - as you know stories are one of our most important "currencies" of exchange here, and yours sound very valuable indeed.

Let me know if you have any questions about posting them...

Warm Wishes,

Amy
At 9:02am on December 30, 2009, david isaacs said…
welcome Susan,

so delighted to find you here! would love to have you share some of your World Cafe stories from Africa! story net is probably the best place

be well,

David Isaacs
 
 
 

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