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Conversation Mapping to Develop Core Concepts
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In organizations or communities, there are words that are regularly used. We assume that these "core concepts" are mutually understood. For example, we face systemic racism, and those two words, along with inequity, inequality, justice, and power are words loaded with meaning. Conversation Mapping is an activity to enable groups to begin appreciating how many meanings people have for each word, how to enrich our understanding by sharing, and discovering patterns.
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Conversation Mapping to Develop Core Concepts Lab Total Time: 2hrs
CONVERSATION MAPPING Participants: Groups (7-9 people) Materials:
sheet of paper, colored pencils/pens, sticky notes; or, use an online tool,
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