UW has approximately monthly meetings of the DJC (started and maintained by many great astronomers before me). The structure is similar to an astro-ph discussion, but the content focuses on diversity and inclusion in STEM-related fields. The familiar format and the selection of research-based articles seems to make starting the conversation less intimidating.
We usually have one or two people present on papers and leave plenty of time for discussion. Often, the most difficult part is finding a good journal article to present on: it must contain (1) research that is reasonably current (2) relevant in content and (3) appropriately-leveled. There is no ADS to search though and we aren't as familiar with names of reputable journals in a given field.
With that in mind, @bmmorris decided to create a blog similar to astro-bites with a repository of paper summaries, relevant resources, and discussion questions, to make it easy for any department to start their own astroDJC. Along with Sarah Schmidt, we have created the first iteration of the blog here. The idea is that anyone can contribute content via a github pull request (with easy-to-use templates and instructions at the top). Discussion of the blog posts is then left to forums like this one!
We have two posts thus far - we'd like to invite you to read these posts, first for content and then for format, and give feedback about how these posts work as a template for future submissions.
You can read more about Brett's process on his blog.