Deliberative Dialogue Partnership with Net Impact

Deliberative dialogue is an effective pedagogical tool for building student capacity to listen respectfully to the ideas of others and to engage in both constructive and critical discussion of public questions. Campus Compact is partnering with Up to Us, a leading program from Net Impact, to bring deliberative dialogue into the classroom.

Any faculty member/community engagement professional/student from a Campus Compact member institution who hosts a dialogue using select National Issues Forum Institute guides on their campus prior to Campus Compact’s Compact20 national conference will receive $250 off of their registration. Eligible guides include A Nation in Debt (focus on the national debt) and A House Divided (focus on the partisan divide in Congress).

It’s easy to participate! All you have to do is apply and we will follow-up with all of the materials, resources, and training that you need to successfully bring deliberative dialogue to your campus. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Express your intention to host a dialogue: apply here!
  2. Attend a virtual training/access resources.
  3. Host a dialogue.
  4. Tell us about it. Once you submit a brief reflection on the experience, we will provide you with a code to receive $250 off your registration for Compact20 (or a partial refund if you’ve already registered).
  5. Tell everyone about it. We will select several dialogue hosts to present during a session at Compact20 to share successes and challenges in using deliberative dialogue. Presenters will be eligible to receive additional travel support.

Issue Guides

National Issues Forum Issue Guide: A Nation in Debt

National Issues Forum Issue Guide: A N...

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National Issues Forums Issue Guide: A House Divided

National Issues Forums Issue Guide: A ...

When you decide to join a forum, this is your study guide. The material in the National Issues Forum Issue Books is not handed down from on high, but…

Our Partner

Net Impact is a nonprofit that inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. Net Impact’s programs help new leaders broaden their thinking, build their networks, and scale their impact beyond just individual actions. One stand-out Net Impact program, Up to Us, is a rapidly growing, nonpartisan movement of young people who recognize that when it comes to securing their future opportunities, they have no better advocates than themselves. Up to Us is the only nationwide, campus-based campaign focused on building a sustainable economic and fiscal future for America’s next generation.