Touchstones continues to have a lasting present and impact on communities worldwide.
Communities of all ages, in all languages, benefit from the Essential Skills and collaborative communities that Touchstones discussions foster. In Touchstones discussions, participants bring their unique skills and talents to collaborate with those they perceive as different from themselves, gain greater awareness of their assumptions as they become more open to new perspectives, and ultimately share power and responsibility. Read on to learn about some of the many adult community groups who have empowered their participants with Touchstones. Want to bring Touchstones to your community? Contact us to get involved today.
Where is Touchstones being used?
What are people saying about Touchstones?
“Touchstones discussions are life-changing for me. They give me confidence because they give me a chance to speak and discuss peacefully. Only when we embrace solving conflicts through dialogue can we maintain what we call peace.”
Aung Phone Myint
Myanmar, Davis Projects for Peace 2013 Report, Bates College
“The Touchstones Discussion Project at Liberty Place continues to be a wonderful addition to our programming. The text allows for the exploration of many ideas, participation is high, and the residents really enjoy the stories. Touchstones is a valuable learning tool that is allowing our residents to expand their knowledge.”
Liberty Place, Whitehall, MT