A non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to transform conflict and strengthen cultures of peace
Gene Knudsen Hoffman, international peacemaker and Quaker, developed the concept of Compassionate Listening. She was influenced by her teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, who she worked with in the 1970s. We created the curriculum and teach world-wide.
- Healing Our World from the Inside Out: Intro to Compassionate Listening with Susan Partnow and Gayle JohnsonThu, Feb 11Online 5-Session Workshop SeriesFeb 11, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM PSTOnline 5-Session Workshop SeriesHumanity 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.
- White-Bodied Inner Work: Uncovering Our Racial Conditioning Using Compassionate ListeningSun, Mar 14Online Workshop SeriesMar 14, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDTOnline Workshop SeriesThis 6-week online series will co-create a learning space for exploring our racial conditioning in the framework of Compassionate Listening, a heart-centered practice of deep listening and speaking from the heart. We hope that our inner healing will ripple out into the world through our actions.
- Cultivating Compassion for Ourselves and Our Planet: 4-Day Nature Retreat at Lake UmbagogTue, Aug 24Umbagog Lake, New Hampshire