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Dialogue in Craft Brewing

What is dialogue, really? Dialogue can be a tangled mess Two recent Twitter threads can hopefully serve as catalysts to much needed problem solving in the craft beer community (and perhaps American society). BeerKulture and TheThirstyWench published articles and shared them on Twitter. Recapping them here will not do them justice. (Very) basically, the latter took on misogyny and …

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Internalizing Diversity and Inclusion for Craft Breweries

The Brewers Association recently published Diversity Best Practices for its members. This 5-part series is a great resource to help breweries with diversity and inclusion efforts. We encourage every brewery to at least consider such efforts laid out by the BA. It is important to point out that with diversity comes difference, and differences can–and …

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OvalOptions is Expanding its Office and Services

In January, OvalOptions moved from its Denver office to the Clear Creek Office Building in Wheat Ridge. The new office has space for in-house trainings, conferences, meetings and dialogues. We extend sincere thanks to the Conflict Center for providing us office space over the last several years. The new location is significantly larger and provides …

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Jefferson County Mediation Set for Increased Footprint Under New Contract

PRESS RELEASE— Denver, CO (February 6, 2017)  Heading into its 24th year, Jefferson County Mediation Services (JCMS) is set to expand its reach and services under a new contract managed by OvalOptions for Conflict Management. JCMS, the largest community mediation program in Colorado, serving thousands of citizens each year, operates under a contract with Jefferson …

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