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Publications by the Difficult Dialogues Project Team

Facilitated Dialogues to Combat Racism
Srividya Ramasubramanian, Alexandra Sousa, and Vanessa Gonlin

A journal article by the Difficult Dialogues team: Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, Alexandra Sousa, and Dr. Vanessa Gonlin about facilitating dialogues to combat racism.  Read more.


The 5 C's of Difficult Dialogues 
Srividya Ramasubramanian

This working paper by the Difficult Dialogues Project founder Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, outlines the 5 key principles of the 5 C’s of the Difficult Dialogues Project – compassion, compromise, courage, collaboration, and commitment - in designing intergroup and intercultural dialogues about tough topics such as racism, inequalities, and social justice. Read here.

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White Allies: 10 Ways to Support Black Lives 
Srivi Ramasubramanian

A blog post by the founder of Difficult Dialogues, Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, with 10 concrete ways to support Black lives. Learn more.

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Promises and Perils of Difficult Dialogues
Srividya Ramasubramanian & Anna Wolfe

This brief essay by Srividya Ramasubramanian and Anna Wolfe explores how a trauma-centered approach to interracial dialogues, with a focus on collaborative action, may serve as a tool for social change, while also reflecting on the limitations and challenges of such dialogues. Read here.


Self-Paced Anti-Racism Learning Module 
Srividya Ramasubramanian

A self-paced online learning module by the Difficult Dialogue team to learn how to recognize and combat racial microaggressions. Learn more.

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