Library Resources with violence

Love keeps the thread of connection intact in times when all around us we see the human fabric becoming threadbare. When we dig deep with love into guessing what others care about that had given rise to their actions, it changes us. It brings us closer to understanding the incomprehensible -- and closer to vision, imagination, humility, curiosity, commonality, and loving action. Read on for more on applying this to people we deem "conspiracy theorists", and those who are on the other end of the political divide.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 7 - 11 minutes
  • Production Date 11/2020
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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In pandemic many are asked to stay home. If we are experiencing violence at home we're also most at risk of harm or death if we leave. There are also less visible pieces at work. In this situation, acknowledging our pain, needs and experience can lighten the internal load to meet what is real, and claim our truth. We can do the same for our kids. This can open more pathways forward, and provide strength to leave when its more viable.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 6 - 9 minutes
  • Production Date 07/2020
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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What do we actually mean by “use of force” and what counts as such? Here's a template that will be unpacked in this article: "Use of force is consistent with nonviolence to the extent that we use the least amount of force possible, with the most love possible, aiming at (re)creating conditions for dialogue; that we make the choice using as much nonreactive discernment as possible, with as much support for the choice as possible, and while mourning not seeing another way to respond to a situation in which vital needs are at stake except to use force". Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 37 - 56 minutes
  • Production Date 05/2020
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  • Points 14
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Here's a brief anecdote showing how one woman was able transform a situation, where a man was about to assault or rape her. She responded in a creative way that lead them both to see each others' humanity -- navigating them both to safety. As part of her ingenuity he ended up spending the night in her house, in another room.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 1 - 2 minutes
  • Production Date 12/2016
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  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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In order to bring in more nonviolence into the world, we need to take our own needs seriously and recognize that no amount of seeing someone’s innocence would mean putting up with more of their harmful behavior. We need to disentangle compassion towards another from the willingness to tolerate more harmful actions. At times this means finding enough self-love, support, or clarity, to take decisive action. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Levels
  • Duration 8 - 12 minutes
  • Production Date 03/2012
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  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Perhaps human violence persists because we believe that violence is inevitable and there's nothing we can do about it -— even though there is notable evidence that this is likely not true. Read on for some research and theory on how cultures evolve to be collaborative or violent. Plus, learn benefits of collaboration and downsides to force, punishment, and control. These provide implications for how we might move towards a culture of more peace.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Levels
  • Duration 8 - 12 minutes
  • Production Date 4/2016
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  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

CNVC Certified Trainer Lore Baur asks: "Have you ever seen something happen that made you feel uncomfortable and you didn't know what to do?" That's the "bystander effect:" a well-researched and commonly experienced phenomenon. Training can help you overcome it, enabling you to discern what to do and how to support others in ways that reduce trauma and increase safety.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 44 minutes
  • Production Date 11/17/2018
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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How do you bring empathy and authenticity to uncomfortable work situations when there are so many layers of difference – especially if your primary reason for working is to feed your family and pay your bills? Listen in as Roxy opens participants' eyes to some of the many layers of difference we all deal with on a daily basis.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 5 minutes
  • Production Date 07/10/2016
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
During this segment, Roxy answers questions about reverse racism; Black lives matter vs all lives matter; what it means when a person of color calls you a racist; how to address seeing color without being color blind; and defines micro-aggressions.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 00:14 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 11/22/2020
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 0
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Listen to Roxy Manning explore the barriers to speaking authentically as powerful voices for change, and practice these needed conversations about the ongoing violence in the streets of America.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 1 hour, 9 minutes
  • Production Date 05/19/2015
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
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