Gene Knudsen Hoffman, international peacemaker, developed the concept of Compassionate Listening from her deep Quaker roots. She was also influenced by her teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. We created the curriculum and teach world-wide. 

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Journey to the Heart of Israel and Palestine for a profound 

immersion through the lens of Compassionate Listening.

Join our 34th Journey,

October 23 - November 3, 2019. 

Upcoming Events
C.L. Intro - Healing Racism From the Inside Out
Tue, Feb 25
West Blakely Avenue Northeast
Feb 25, 6:30 PM PST – Apr 07, 9:00 PM PDT
West Blakely Avenue Northeast, W Blakely Ave NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA
This series merges the learning and application of Compassionate Listening with the experiential engagement of the book White Fragility: Why It's Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Led by Debby Haase
CLP Presents NEW *Online* Intro to Compassionate Listening
Mon, Apr 13
Online Training
Apr 13, 4:00 PM PDT – May 18, 6:15 PM PDT
Online Training
Humanity is waking up to our interconnectedness as never before - to one another and to the Earth. We believe that learning to listen with compassion to ourselves and others is a key to this awakening, and that our evolutionary capacity is directly linked to our ability to navigate conflict.
**ONLINE** Intro to Compassionate Listening
Wed, Apr 22
Online Workshop
Apr 22, 11:00 AM PDT – May 13, 1:30 PM PDT
Online Workshop
Healing the World from the Inside Out in Time of Pandemic
Listening With the Heart in Alabama
Thu, Oct 08
Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport South
Oct 08, 7:00 PM CDT – Oct 16, 12:00 PM CDT
Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport South, 4669 Airport Blvd, College Park, GA 30337, USA

Introductory Videos