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Deliberative Forum Training

CIVIC provides training to community members who want to engage their communities in deliberative dialogue. Contact us if you are interested in training members of your community, organization, or institution. 

Past Projects

Discussion Guides

CIVIC follows the National Issues Forum Institute's process for naming and framing issues. Using the values expressed by community members through concern collecting, a discussion guide is developed to help forum participants understand the complexities of the issue, hear different perspectives on the issue, and to develop an informed opinion of the issue.


Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Faculty 

Dr. Dreamal Worthen

University of Florida Extension Faculty

Dr. Martha Monroe 

Joy Hazell

Linda Seals