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Chaos to Clarity; Using NVC and Needs to Explore Critical Decision Making (Baltimore)

When: 
Sun, 10/29/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:15pm

Where: 212 W Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, MD

In this session we will explore making difficult choices using NVC, needs awareness, and overall self-connection. We will also explore self-empathy for the needs sacrificed by choosing one option over another.

Exercises will include going through a traditional analysis and a needs analysis of a personal decision.  We will also use role plays to express ourselves fully with others regarding our decision or to open conversation regarding a mutual decision. 

Reclaiming Movement and Flow Toward Self and Others with Family Constellations

When: 
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Reclaiming Movement and Flow Toward Self and Others: A Family Constellation Exploration Day

Offered by Mali Parke with Peace Circle Center
September 23, 9am-2pm
Josephine Butler Center, NW DC

Early Bird by Sept 8: $75
Regular Tuition: $95
Contact mali [at] peacecirclecenter [dot] org (Mali) if you need tuition support.

Women As Change Makers: Elevating Voices and Creating Impactful Change

When: 
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for a day of exploring how nonviolent communication and any desire for change can be a powerful alchemy for social, cultural, and climate change in your own families, your communities, your work, and your world. Join us for a day-long exploration, among people who identify as women, to explore how to raise voices with fierceness and love and compassion for all. 

Feeling Crabby?

When: 
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:15pm

Location: Bolton Street Synagogue (behind the Royal Farms store); 212 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21210

Separating Intent from Impact (Baltimore)

When: 
Sun, 06/18/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:15pm

Location: Bolton Street Synagogue (behind the Royal Farms store); 212 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21210

Have you ever had the experience of saying or doing something in total innocence and having it be received as an attack, an outrage, inappropriate, or even worse? Then you may struggle with your need to be understood or seen? Add racial differences into the mix, and you have gunpowder and a fuse.

If you want peace instead of WWIII at this point, you need to learn how to separate your intent from the impact that it has made.

Self-Connection in Moments of Intensity (Baltimore)

When: 
Sun, 03/26/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:15pm

Location:   Bolton Street Synagogue (behind the Royal Farms store)
                    212 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21210

Constructively and Kindly Engaging in Conflict (2-part series) (Annapolis)

When: 
Sat, 03/18/2017 - 1:00pm - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:00pm
The Peace Circle Center is leading a 2-part workshop, “Constructively and Kindly Engaging in Conflict,” lead by Ryan McAllister, Ph.D.

Body Love? (Baltimore)

When: 
Sun, 02/26/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:15pm

Location:   Bolton Street Synagogue (behind the Royal Farms store); 212 W. Coldspring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21210

What STORIES do we believe about bodies? How do we “ talk” to ourselves about our physical bodies, and how is that working for us?

This month we will play empathy poker to gain insight into what’s underneath the internal verbal abuse that many have gotten comfortable with…. Myself included!

Connecting Across Differences - Post Election

When: 
Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm

Trainers: Jane Connor McMahon, Kanya Likanasudh, Ian Solomon

Location: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20770

“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and test of our civilization.”

Mahatma Gandhi

If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.”  Winnie the Pooh

Energy for Building a World of Compassion

When: 
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm

Energy for Building a World of Compassion

Location: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20770

Trainers: Jane Connor McMahon, Kanya Likanasudh, Ian H. Solomon

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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