"A wise, simple, brilliant method for defusing community conflict and engendering creative unity."
—The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog

Listening Project provides guidance and training for: Community Listening Projects (CLP) and Facilitated Group Listening (FGL). Both programs have a thirty-year history of helping community organizations achieve transformative change around issues of justice, conflict, health, community development, education, environment, and other concerns

Community Listening Projects:

  • Identify key community problems, issues and priorities
  • Include often unheard or unheeded voices
  • Build empathy, understanding and common ground among people with different or conflicting views.
  • Generate creative solutions
  • Develop new community leaders Forms uncommon coalitions and alliances
  • Create long-term capacity for collaborative community action that incorporates the concerns and needs of the community