Community Dialogue circles on changing community.
– small group discussions
– once a week for 4 weeks
– strive for all diversities to be represented
– next cycle will beginWinter 2018
– facilitator training tentatively scheduled for Summer 2019

Each round of Study Circles chooses action steps to unite around moving forward. Actions include:
– pursuing a social contract (currently in dialogue 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