Diasporas in Dialogue is an indispensable guide for those leading or participating in dialogue processes, especially in ethnically diverse communities. The text offers both a theoretical and practical framework for dialogue, providing insight into the needs, assets and challenges of working in this capacity.
- The first book to offer structured processes for dialogue with refugee communities - demonstrates how diaspora communities can be engaged in dialogue that heals, reconciles and builds peace
- Relates the story of the Portland Diaspora Dialogue Project, a remarkable collaboration between university researchers and African community activists committed to helping newly arrived refugees
- Written accessibly to provide practitioners, academics, and community members with a simple and cogent account of how, step by step, the process of healing communities and re-building can begin
Keywords: Diaspora; diaspora populations; Diaspora Dialogue Project; refugee crisis; immigration and Refugee Community Organization; transition framework; Syrian conflict, Syrian refugee crisis; conflict resolution; Portland Diaspora Dialogue Project; refugee resettlement, Negotiation & Conflict Resolution