The Duke Office of Civic Engagement maintains this calendar as a compilation of various Duke events related to civic engagement. The listed events are sponsored by offices, departments, and clubs across the university and are not necessarily organized by DOCE. If you have an event you would like to add to our calendar, please email us.
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Listen First: A conversation about authentic listening, leadership, and learning
December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Feeling truly seen and heard can be a rare thing, yet to listen in a way that makes others authentically feel heard is a real gift (and a practical skill) that we can bring to our real-life experiences every single day.
It may not always feel easy or comfortable, but listening opens up our world, our mind, and our heart; it connects us to our mutual humanity, and it’s vital for the deeper learning, critical reflection, and authentic relationships that form the cornerstones of service-learning and community engagement.
Join Duke Service-Learning and Dean Valerie Ashby in an interactive conversation with Duke students, faculty, staff, and neighborhood leaders. We will explore challenges all of us face as we try to listen authentically and to listen first. There will be plenty of opportunities to listen, to practice your listening skill set, to deepen your understanding of the listening process.