Guide to Constructive and Inclusive Dialogue is Now Available

This Guide is designed to provide frameworks, tools, and resources to support dialogues that can (re-)build community. 

Now Accepting Volunteer Application for Connections 2023

Submit an application today to volunteer at  our week-long Connections Institute from August 6 – 11.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and at least one year out of high school. 

Addressing prejudices, in all forms, in order to improve academic achievement, increase workplace productivity, and enhance local trust.


Through workshops, retreats, and customized programs that raise knowledge, motivation, and skills, VCIC develops leaders who work together to achieve success throughout the Commonwealth.


Programs for K-12 schools and higher education institutions


Programs for small businesses to Fortune 500 companies


Programs for and partnerships with localities and community groups


Recognizing Virginians who advance inclusive communities

“This has been a life altering experience that will always continue to shape me. Thank you for this opportunity. I have learned more about myself these 4 short days than I have in my lifetime.”

– High School Student


Decrease in Discipline Referrals at an Elementary School Within 1 Year

“This was the 1st professional development I’ve attended in 11 years that I can honestly say: I’ve learned something today, I’ve learned about other’s views and… I’ve become a better professional after this.”

– Corporate Leader


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