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In the Spotlight: Roxy Manning


Committed to compassion and fierce authenticity, Roxy Manning brings decades of service experience to her work interruptingroxy manning 200x250 explicitly and implicitly oppressive attitudes and cultural norms within individuals, communities, and organizations. Rooted in her experience as an Afro-Caribbean immigrant, Roxy’s passion for cultivating resilience and equity comes from seeing the vast inequities in the ways different communities were resourced throughout her development and education. Roxy has worked and consulted across the U.S. with businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations wanting to move towards equitable and diverse hiring practices and workplace cultures, as well as with individuals and groups committed to social justice in Sri Lanka, Japan, The Netherlands, and Thailand.


As a facilitator, Roxy's thrilled by the process of holding opposing voices and ushering groups from discord towards values-driven solutions that work for everyone. Her own inner work coupled with her professional experience has grown her capacity to meet people with varying levels of education, disparate life experiences, and the most intense feelings in ways that help them feel heard, respected, supported, and loved. As a psychologist, she maintains a private therapy practice, and works with the City and County of San Francisco’s Disability Evaluation and Consultation Unit, serving the unhoused and disenfranchised mentally ill population.


Roxy integrated Nonviolent Communication into her psychotherapy practice in 2003, and has been offering classes and workshops in NVC since 2005. She served as the Executive Director of BayNVC from 2014-2017, was a trainer for BayNVC’s NVC Leadership Program from 2008-2017, and has been a trainer for the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice Retreat since she co-founded it in 2007. As an Assessor with the Trainer Candidate Community Path team of the Center for Nonviolent Communication’s (CVNC) Educational Services group, she collaborates with other experienced assessors as she works to support people from the Global Majority who wish to develop the experience and integration of NVC consciousness that will enable them to bring the power of NVC to the communities which they serve.

If you haven't yet taken a course with Roxy Manning, this powerful course on "From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences" is a great option for introducing yourself to her work and teaching style. For many people, attempting to connect with others across differences can feel akin to walking through a minefield. Roxy Manning is masterfully exploring a variety of concepts and practices that can help you navigate situations that might be confusing, challenging, or even shocking. She'll also she'll be delving into key differentiations, such as equity and equality. Listen below. 

Developing Compassion for Humans, Animals and All Life (4 Session Course)

Audio •  5 - 7 hours • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
5 - 7 hours

Join LoraKim Joyner to investigate how merging science, the social and emotional intelligence of humans, animals and other species and Nonviolent Communication can bring a greater sense of belonging and wholeness to your life, and care and justice to the lives of others.

 


Self-Connection Exercise: Awareness

Audio •  9 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes

Join Jim Manske as he leads you through a self-connection exercise to guide you toward welcoming whatever enters into your awareness.


Sharing Power

Audio •  39 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
39 minutes

Jim and Jori discuss sharing power through exploring our experience of having and not having power, how we make choices about our power and examining our relationship to power itself.


Developing Patience

Audio •  53 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
53 minutes

Jim and Jori offer practical tools to help us develop patience through a process they call WAIT: Wake up, Accept, Insight, Take a step.


The Compass - Awakening to the Journey from You to Yourself

Audio •  1 hour, 21 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 21 minutes

Enjoy listening in as Arnina assists participants in fine tuning what they wish for their futures, and what practices they intend to embrace as the course winds down. She also offers strategies for what they can do if they forget their intended practice, and revisits the importance of untangling Needs from Core Belief.


Dealing with Loss: Coming Back to Life (3 Session Course)

Audio •  2 hours, 55 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 55 minutes

This gentle, healing telecourse recording will assist you in unearthing feelings and issues that have become tangled up with loss, enabling you to face whatever is blocking your grief.


Transforming Drama in Congregations

Audio •  7 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
7 minutes

Developing interpersonal relationship skills in congregations is integral to working with the conflicts that arise. These skills can be applied to any spiritual community.


Resolving Conflict in Congregations

Audio •  10 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
10 minutes

LoraKim explores what gets in the way of seeing the inherent worth and dignity of others when there is conflict in congregations. The strategies LoraKim offers can be applied to any spiritual community.


The Needs of the Many

Audio •  11 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
11 minutes

LoraKim Joyner addresses the sense of overwhelm that can accompany holding the needs of the many. Practicing self-empathy is a pathway to living in the tension of mutually holding my needs and the needs of others.


Open-Hearted Disagreement

Audio •  6 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 minutes

Miki demonstrates how to work with judgmental thinking, offering a two-step process to shift from right/wrong thinking about our disagreements to a more open-hearted state of being.


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