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.