Tuesday, September 15th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Pacific Time)
We will explore:
- What is Nonviolent Communication?
- How can we find community to step into deep practice of NVC and principles of nonviolence?
- How can we show proper care for naming the roots and influences of NVC anchored in communities of colour?
- How can we hold care for ourselves when being confronted by racism and
- How can NVC support responding to racism and other forms of oppression?
- How can we communicate with clarity and in a way that affirms our commitment to social justice without othering those who are elsewhere in their journey?
This event will happen virtually using the Zoom online conferencing platform. If you are not familiar with this platform, click here for instructions.
For more than 30 years Leonie Smith, founder of The Thoughtful Workplace, has been working from an anti-racist, anti-oppressive perspective. Her approach is shaped by her own journey to find and build community that welcomes her perspective as a Black Woman, Canadian-born, of Jamaican heritage. She has a deep commitment to anti-oppressive practices, sharing practical ways of applying Nonviolent Communication. She shares her people-centered approach for creating group, team, and organizational systems in service to creating a world that works for all as a community member and through her consultancy, The Thoughtful Workplace.