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Each forum is led by neutral moderators who use those guides to challenge participants to discuss the appeal, concerns, costs, and consequences of three to four approaches to the problem.Read More →
Whether it was a presentation, conversation, or activity used to teach us about a particular community development concept, collaboration was one common theme that ran across all topics.Read More →