About Stronger Together Conversations
Gatherings of diverse community members for respectful and thoughtful conversations to learn more about each other and our shared values
A group of citizens from a variety of organizations came together to consider ways to reunite our community, encourage a return to civility and remember our "Montana Manners"
Get people out of their bubble
Encourage conversations about civility and how we can rebuild trust
Embracing diverse thinking in order to strengthen community
Discover our shared values
Economic vitality through a supportive community
Sponsors and Committee
For more information contact Amy Hyfield at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stronger Together Conversations are sponsored by:
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Red Lodge Area Community Foundation
Amy Hyfield, OP and WE Edwards Foundation
Martha Brown, Red Lodge Area Community Foundation
Kelly Heaton, DSVS
Libby Johnson, DSVS
Pam Peterson, Red Lodge Community Church
Feel free to modify these to meet your situation
Download Ground Rules Here
Keep an open mind,
Suspend judgement/invite curiosity,
Listen to each other,
Listen to understand, not to respond
Speak and share for yourself (tell your own story, not the story of others),
Use "I" statements,
Remember Confidentiality (the stories shared at the dinner stay at the dinner, the lessons learned can leave)
Download Questions Here
What brought you to this community?
What do you love about this community?
What is challenging about living here?
What do we want our community to be: for our kids, for residents (new and old) , for visitors, for seniors
Do those of us here tonight have shared values? If so, what are they?
How should we treat each other in our community?
Let us know if you come up with more questions!
Report Back and Share
More information on a community report coming soon.....
Let us know what you discovered in your conversations!
email a write up, pictures, links, etc to email@example.com