“An enemy is one whose story we have not heard.” – Gene Knudsen Hoffman, Compassionate Listening pioneer and international peacemaker.


Welcome to the Compassionate Listening Project ~ a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to transform conflict and strengthen cultures of peace. (Please note that our website is not functioning in Chrome. To see our full website with dropdown menus and full navigation, make sure you’re using Safari or Firefox. We apologize for the inconvenience!)

Our independent facilitators offer:

• Trainings with our highly acclaimed curriculum;
• Skilled facilitation with families, communities and in the workplace;
• Journeys in conflict and post-conflict zones;
• Mentoring new facilitators;
• Publishing books and producing videos;
• Unique community events.

We invite you to spend time on our website; learn about our history, meet outstanding facilitators, read about our trainings, and visit our calendar to join a Journey or look for trainings in your area.

To see the benefits of your generosity in action, we invite you to view a short video of Compassionate Listening in action.

Thank you for your support, both spiritual and material.

Compassionately yours,

Leah Green, Founding Director


IMG_1763Join our 33rd Journey to the Heart of Israel and Palestine, November 5-16, 2018. Click here to learn more.

Read the blog from our 31st Journey.



 Read the report from our 2012 Journey to the Heart of Guate-Maya with Leah Green and Centro Taa’ Pi’t, a unique grassroots Mayan educational organization.



Click below to watch one of our intro videos: Compassion In Action

Compassion in Action.

Compassionate Listening Project
P.O. Box 17
Indianola, WA 98342, USA
Click here to contact us. 

"If we can change ourselves, we can change the world. We're not the victims of the world we see, we're the victims of the way we see the world. This is the essence of Compassionate Listening: seeing the person next to you as a part of yourself. - Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Congressman"

Slideshow photo credits: Leah Green, Linda Wolf, Michael Klein

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