29/10/2020 - Published by

The Peace Foundation’s flagship Women for Peace programme is coming to Sheffield and places are free and available now – find out more….

Planning and leading a community dialogue event

What is the course?

• Learn how to design and run your own community dialogue event, aimed at tackling community differences and issues.

• A flexible 30-hour programme to train women to resolve conflicts and build peace – at home, in the community, and between cultures.

• Designed and run by the Peace Foundation to help build community resilience to extremism and hate.

Who’s it for?

• Women who are interested in developing their skills as community leaders and facilitators of difficult conversations in a supportive environment.

• Women who want to work together in Sheffield to combat extremism.

• Women from any background and of any age, especially women from migrant communities.

In this course we will be focussing on developing:

• Practising and planning an online world café community dialogue process.
• Public speaking and table hosting/ dialogue skills.
• Running your own dialogue event online!

What content will we be exploring?

• Identifying sources of community tension.
• Understanding how to facilitate difficult topics such as extremism and prejudice.
• Leadership – how to do things differently; how to get heard and make a difference.

“Fun, interesting, professional, interactive and well facilitated”.

How does it work?

• The course is 30 hours long, usually 10 x 3 hour sessions once a week.
• Starts November 2020, dates and times to be confirmed.
• This will be run with women in Sheffield and will be run online via Zoom.

• The course is interactive and participants need no particular previous training or qualification.

There’s a maximum 20 places per course.

Successful participants, receive accreditation at Level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

“I will use the things I have learned in Women for Peace with families and friends when faced with conflict and I hope to enhance community understanding of such issues”.

Contact us to find out more – If you’re interested and want to participate, please email:


The delivery of this Sheffield course is funded by the Home Office as part of the Prevent programme.