Community Dialogue circles on changing community.
– small group discussions
– once a week for 4 -6 weeks
– strive for all diversities to be represented
– next cycle will begin Fall 2019-choose the time best suited to your schedule

Sunday afternoons 3-5 pm; Monday evenings 6-8 pm; Tuesdays 11 am-1 pm; Thursdays 6-8 pm.; Fridays 6-8 pm; Saturdays 11 am-1 pm and 4-6 pm beginning as soon as 12 persons have signed up AND starting in November. Wedesdays 10am-12 noon and 6-8 pm Register at

– facilitator training tentatively scheduled for Summer 2020

Each round of Study Circles chooses action steps to unite so the Roanoke Valley can move forward. Actions include:
– issuing a social contract with Roanoke Valley Unites
– involve, educate, and meet with community leaders
– continue study circles as a valuable community dialogue process
– wider outreach to marginalized resident

Submitted recommendation to Roanoke City Council in October 2018