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Reflective Structured Dialogue: A Dialogic Approach to Peacebuilding

Public Conversations Project, in coordination with the Interfaith Mediation Centre in Nigeria and UMass Boston, created this 76-page dialogue guide, Reflective Structured Dialogue: A Dialogic Approach to Peacebuilding (2015), authored by Dave Joseph MSW and Interfaith Mediation Centre. This effort developed this faith-based “hybrid” dialogue model to facilitate peacebuilding efforts between Muslims and Christians, which stemmed from two years of collaboration between four organizations in Nigeria. From Public Conversations Project Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), it was developed and field-tested in northern Nigeria, a region […] (continue)

Peaceful World Conversations “How-To Manual”

Written and self-published by Sami Sunchild of the Peaceful World Foundation in 2008 and 2011, this is a short, readable, simple and lively manual for holding meaningful circle conversations in public places where traveler’s gather. The impetus for the manual comes from the idea of turning the tourist industry into a conscious vehicle of social transformation by systematically inviting people to host conversations in tourist centers. The booklet, which can be purchased on the Peace Arts website, includes “Six Ingredients of a Good Conversation” which focuses […] (continue)

The Fearless Heart blog

As Einstein famously asserted, today’s toughest issues cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them. Since 1996, NCDD member Miki Kashtan has dedicated her formidable experience, skill, insight and passion into honing and sharing the use of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) as a guiding compass to be able to fully live and look at life through a different lens than the one which created our world as it is. A different thinking, consciousness, paradigm to think about and reflect on […] (continue)

Endorsers of the Core Principles for Public Engagement

We were thrilled at the amount of involvement AND the amount of support the Core Principles for Public Engagement project received from our community. The following organizations and individuals have endorsed the collaboratively-created Core Principles for Public Engagement. Email Sandy Heierbacher, NCDD’s Director, at sandy@thataway.org, if you or your organization would like to endorse the principles as well. View the Core Principles at www.ncdd.org/pep or download the full PDF principles document, which includes details about how the principles were developed, a partial list of endorsing […] (continue)

Center for Nonviolent Communication

CNVC is a nonprofit training and peacemaking organization dedicated to fostering the 'Nonviolent Communication' process. NVC is a method for being heard, hearing others, clearly and confidently expressing our needs and dreams, and for working through conflict with compassion and success. NVC encourages people to reframe how they express themselves and hear others by focusing on what they are observing, feeling, needing, and requesting. (continue)

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion

NVC is an approach that can be effectively applied at all levels of communication and in diverse situations from self-talk to international politics. The NVC model for communications includes: observing, without judgment, actions that effect our well-being; stating our feelings as we observe the action; saying what needs, values, desires are connected to the feelings; and requesting the concrete actions we would like. (continue)

FriendsOfNVC (e-newsletter)

Run by the Center for NonViolent Communication, FriendsOfNVC is a one-way email announcement list for people interested in being kept up-to-date by email about activities and developments in the NVC network. (continue)

NVC EdGroup (listserv)

EdGroup is an interactive email forum for those interested in Nonviolent Communication in Education. The NVC In Education forum is designed to solicit your input, let you know who is up to what, and encourage email dialogues among its members. (continue)

NVC ParentingGroup (listserv)

NVC Parenting is a forum for parents who want to live the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with their families. Through offering empathy and sharing experiences, this group seeks to support parents to raise children with the values and tools of NVC. The group also aims to assist all members to meet our needs for community, growth, and living and parenting in line with our values. (continue)

NVC SocialChangeGroup (listserv)

NVC Social Change is a forum for people who want to promote social change using the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Through offering empathy and sharing experiences, this group seeks to support people involved in social change with the values and tools of NVC. (continue)

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