DDC Bulletin

The DDC Bulletin is our periodic newsletter, sharing scholarship and news from around the globe. Click through to learn more and subscribe.

Membership in DDC

DDC is an alliance of the major organizations and leading scholars working in the field of deliberation and public engagement.

Latest News

To Speak the Truth: Reflections on the first Democracy Salon

“It takes two to speak the truth – one to speak and…

Welcome Back!

After a little housekeeping hiatus, DDC is back in the 21st Century with all of you. Over the next few weeks, we will have blog posts and features, and the beloved Bulletin will make a return, as well.

The Deliberative Democracy Consortium’s New Leadership

We are pleased and proud to announce that DDC has new leadership! Starting January 1, Wendy Willis will become DDC’s Executive Director, while Bruce Mallory and Kyle Bozenkto will begin their terms as co-chairs of the Executive Committee.

Deliberative Publicity

How do practitioners communicate effectively and ethically to decision makers, stakeholders, journalists, and community members who do not participate in our forums? This is the challenge of publicity.

Members & Partners

Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH

The mission of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is to provide top quality research, leadership development, and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy.

National Institute for Civil Discourse

NICD envisions elected officials who work collaboratively to tackle the big issues facing our country; a media that accurately informs and involves citizens; and a public that actively engages with its government.

National Civic League

NCL works by forming strategic partnerships with local government organizations, nonprofit organizations, and others and by fully engaging those in the NCL family.

Kettering Foundation

The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation rooted in the American tradition of cooperative research. Kettering’s primary research question is, what does it take to make democracy work as it should?

Public Agenda

Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City that fuels progress on critical issues, including education, health care and community engagement.

Jefferson Center

The Jefferson Center is a nonpartisan nonprofit that engages Americans directly to solve shared challenges and craft better policy.

Everyday Democracy

Everyday Democracy is a project of The Paul J. Aicher Foundation, a private operating foundation dedicated to strengthening deliberative democracy and improving the quality of public life in the United States.

Clarke Square

One of the most diverse communities in Milwaukee, Clarke Square is home to Journey House, a community-based organization that helps move families out of poverty.