Continuing Education

Screening of Netflix Academy Award Nominated Documentary 13th, followed by a Courageous Conversation with Senior Fellows.

ALF provides four specific paths for Fellows and Senior Fellows to engage with on-going education: ALF Refresh, Class Dialogues, Courageous Conversations and Network Meetings.

  • ALF Refresh: ALF schedules cohorts of 6-15 Senior Fellows for a unique 6 session “refresher” with Program Director Greg Ranstrom. Interested in joining? Register by clicking here.
  • Class Dialogues: We encourage classes to holding ALF style dialogues on timely issues facing our community. Click here to read Common Ground / Common Good, an overview of best practices when convening dialogue. If you would like more support in the development and facilitation of this dialogue, please contact Jenny Niklaus at
  • Courageous Conversations: Senior Fellows host quarterly dialogues about issues related to social justice, racism and inequity for the entire ALF Network. Click here for ALF’s events calendar. If you would to host, plan and/or support a Courageous Conversation, please contact Jenny Niklaus at
  • Network Meetings: ALF’s Education and Urban Innovation Networks host topical quarterly gatherings open to the full ALF network. Click here for ALF’s events calendar. If you would like to suggest a meeting topic or assist in the hosting and planning of a quarterly network meeting, please contact Jenny Niklaus at