Jo Niehaus, graduate student in Public Administration at the University of Oregon and Special Projects coordinator for the UO’s Erb Memorial Union (ERB), recently welcomed John Spady, volunteer coordinator for the National Dialogue Network, to Eugene, Oregon, for a conversation with club members of the Students for Public Participation (SP2). We met at the cozy McMenamans East 19th Street Café and had a wonderful time talking about the National Dialogue Network, the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2 USA) and its active Cascade Chapter, and also the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation. This was the first meet up for UO chapter of SP2 since the start of the term and everyone enjoyed their time together.
Thanks to Jo and her UO SP2 students for their time and interest in hearing about the National Dialogue Network. Everyone is welcome to contribute their opinions to the national conversation of “Poverty & Wealth in America” — join in at NationalDialogueNetwork.org/get-involved.