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Is Nonviolent Use of Force an Oxymoron?

Article  • 37 - 56 minutes • 05/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
37 - 56 minutes

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.


Viewing Needs Through an Equity Lens

Article  • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

"All humans share the same needs" -- tragically, this idea can hide the reality that some people with less power in society have needs that go unmet to a greater extent, much longer, and with more dire consequences. Often, when the marginalized bring up experiences related to their membership in a certain group, their pain isn't acknowledged, and focus shifts to the listener's discomfort. The concept of universal human needs can be used to silence and minimize their pain. Read on for how to proceed.


Transforming Society Through Organizations

Article  • 6 - 9 minutes • 9/1/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes

When we apply and practice NVC over a number of months in an organization, it can create group norms that make learning go deep faster. These new norms can impact people's interactions with others both inside and outside of work. From here, there's potential for people to start seeing value when they share these skills and experiences. This may create a ripple effect of interest in applying NVC across different domains in life.


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

Audio  • 5 - 7 hours • 07/10/2012
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.

 


The Time and Money Course (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 7 - 10 hours • 04/01/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 - 10 hours

Join Francois and Jeff to gain a clear understanding of the internal mechanics that cause you to experience a sense of scarcity around time and money. You'll develop a personal action plan that will help you translate internal shifts into more success with time and money in the outer world, and much more!


From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 10 -12 hours • 09/10/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
10 -12 hours

For many people, attempting to connect with others across differences can feel akin to walking through a minefield. With humility, tenderness, and courage, Roxy challenges your perspectives and encourages you to open your heart and mind. Roxy uses concrete examples and visual tools to illustrate complex concepts.


Responding to Current Escalating Issues of Our Time

with

Roxy Manning, Francois Beausoleil and the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice Training Team

Audio  • 33 minutes • 01/19/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
33 minutes

With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement and in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roxy Manning, Francois Beausoleil and the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice training team explore how we can bring a needs-based consciousness, together with a critical awareness of systemic/structural inequities, to embody a new and transformative way forward.


VIVENCIA: The Art of Empathic Intelligence (8 Session Course)

Audio  • 9 hours, 54 minutes • 02/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 hours, 54 minutes

In this telecourse recording, you'll learn to differentiate between cerebral empathy and intuitive empathic listening. Awaken your sensitivity towards body sensations and inner feelings to recognize the clear inner clues to your empathic connection.


NVC, Social Change and the Occupy Movement (Part 2)

with

Mark Schultz and Ronnie Hausheer

Audio  • 39 minutes • 02/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
39 minutes

Ronnie Hausheer, an NVC facilitator who volunteers her time for OccupyVoice.info joins NVC Academy co-founder Mark Schultz in a discussion of her work sharing empathy, NVC training and mediation with members of the Occupy Movement.


NVC, Social Change and the Occupy Movement (Part 1)

Audio  • 45 minutes • 02/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainers Catherine Cadden, Jesse Wiens and Miki Kashtan join NVC Academy co-founder Mark Schultz in a discussion of Nonviolent Communication and social change in the context of the Occupy Movement.


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