WFAE: Charlotte Residents Come To The Table For Dialogue

Posted on October 27, 2017

Thanks to WFAE’s Mark Rumsey who attended an On The Table CLT event at the Johnston YMCA and filed this report. Dozens of conversations took place around Charlotte on Wednesday as part of a community engagement initiative called “On the …
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On The Table: Feedback from Kevin Poirier

Posted on October 27, 2017

“#OnTheTable dinner this evening with many new friends who were previously strangers. The dinner was delicious, the company was fantastic, and the discussion was lively and thought-provoking. Really happy that I got to participate in this city-wide community-building initiative. This …
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On The Table: Feedback from Hope Haven

Posted on October 27, 2017

Hope Haven Inc., a foundation of recovery, provides life skills for chemically dependent adults and families within a supportive residential environment leading to independence. “Just want to follow-up with you regarding the event yesterday!  Without a doubt, it was one …
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On The Table: Feedback from Wells Fargo event host

Posted on October 27, 2017

“I don’t have enough words for how impactful today was for me. It brings me so much joy and HOPE to know that I listened to over 40 people (4 different groups) talk about things in our community. We shared …
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Thanks to all our hosts and facilitators today!

Posted on October 25, 2017

Thank you to the more than 100 businesses and organizations, as well as the thousands of people, who are participating in #onthetableclt today! “It really does start with individuals.” Harvey Gantt Our open table on a beautiful day in #CLT …
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The Charlotte Observer: Some conversations Charlotte needs to have

Posted on October 23, 2017

The Charlotte Observer published an op-ed written by Charles Thomas, Knight Foundation; Brian Collier, Foundation For The Carolinas; and Dianne English, Community Building Initiative, about the inspiration behind bringing On The Table to Charlotte. Among the many recommendations of the Opportunity Task …
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WFAE: Community Gatherings Initiative Aims To Spark Dialogue

Posted on October 23, 2017

WFAE filed this story to share the intent of On The Table CLT with listeners. Community Building Initiative Executive Director Dianne English explains, “What connects you to this community, what are barriers to connection? If you’ve lived here all your …
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QCityMetro to host On The Table CLT discussion

Posted on October 16, 2017

THANKS to Glenn Burkins, editor of QCityMetro.com who has organized his own On The Table CLT event to help others feel more connected: “We hear a lot of talk these days about connecting communities and making the Qcity more inclusive. …
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