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Acknowledging the Impact of Identity Within Social Change Movements

Article •  23-35 mins
All Skill Levels
Article
23-35 mins

In this transcript, clinical psychologist and organizational consultant, Roxy Manning, PhD, offers ways for us to increase our capacity to (1) See things that we otherwise wouldn't; (2) Bring more relevance to our groups, organizations and social change movements; (3) Talk openly about microaggressions: statements or (in)actions that (inadvertently) minimize, diminish or negate somebody's experience.  Also, NVC Academy's cofounder, Mary Mackenzie, speaks to how NVC helps us to find ways to bridge our differences in ways that value all of us.


Increasing diversity in NVC circles

Article •  9 - 13 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 13 minutes

Want to increase diversity, plus improve group dynamics and group functioning? There are things you can do to make NVC settings more welcoming to people of color. Learn more about how to use NVC; attend to impact; help the community understand and demonstrate more awareness; factor in historical context; engage; create a more inclusive climate; and more!


Transforming Power Relations: The Invisible Revolution

Article •  9 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 pages

Miki explains how teachers and administrators can become more effective in relating to themselves, other faculty and staff, and they can contribute more to students' ability to feel connected and energized. Nonviolent Communication provides specific tools to empower ourselves and others to live more in line with our values and deeper needs.


Responding to the Call of Our Times

Audio (Public) •  11 minutes
All Skill Levels
Audio (Public)
11 minutes

When a participant's sister reveals the Ku Klux Klan broke into her home and dragged her towards a burning cross, it challenges her commitment to nonviolence. Miki shares a practice that, even in extreme polarization, connects freedom and healing in us all. Listen.

Excerpted from Miki's course Responding to the Call of Our Times in 2017.


Social Change: Supporting Inclusion at NVC Events

Video (Public) •  00:13 hours:minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
00:13 hours:minutes

How can we support inclusion rather than exclusion at NVC events, and why aren't more people of color attending? What subjects are being focused on? Who are they relevant for? Who do they touch? Whose subjects are not being talked about? Listen In.


Social Change: Privilege Identity Exploration

Video (Public) •  7 minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
7 minutes

What exactly IS privilege? In this powerful excerpt, Roxy and Martha explore ten areas where privilege often shows up in our lives. Check it out, and discover what makes up YOUR “privilege identity pie!” Listen In.


Social Change: Racial Fragility

Video (Public) •  00:12 hours:minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
00:12 hours:minutes

Do you experience discomfort when confronted about insensitivity, inequality, or injustice? How do entitlements, rank, and unearned advantages impact your interactions with others? Check out Roxy’s powerful excerpt on white fragility… Listen In.