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The latest trainings, kits, and articles from The Conversation Project. Check back weekly for updates!

Don’t Forget the Pickles
Posted on 08/01/2021

A minor family tradition–eating pickles at the dinner table–was a binding force for Dana Starr and her late grandmother. As her grandmother grew ill and death was no longer ignorable, they were able to sit…

Making Room
Posted on 08/01/2021

Cleola Payne writes a heartfelt piece in remembrance of her late grandmother, Carrie Mae, whom she cherished through the end of her life. She invites readers into her grandmother’s intimate final days–days filled with caring…

Dying Well
Posted on 07/14/2021

When Clair Fisher was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, she became fascinated with the language and narrative around terminal diagnosis generally and cancer specifically. In her piece, she explores the following question: What if there was…

Orientation to TCP Resources
Posted on 07/07/2021

This month, we are focusing on supporting those new to The Conversation Project and/or our resources, and who are looking to spread this work across their community. This 30-minute recording helps you navigate our website so you…

Speaker Training
Posted on 07/07/2021

This 45-minute recorded session provides community leaders with the knowledge and resources needed to host a Conversation Starter Workshop event. Training includes how to give an informative presentation, weave in latest messaging, and facilitate interactive…