Parenting with Purpose: Aligning Values with Action

An Online Series with Roxy Manning and NVC Academy Let your values serve as your parenting compass  Turn messy moments into meaningful ones  Relax into your parenting adventure For parents and caregivers of children of any age Schedule – Dates & Times: Wednesdays, May 8 – June 12, 2024 (six sessions)8:00-10:00am Pacific (California) Time Description … Read more

FACE Talks: Fostering Antiracist Conversations and Engagement

Can a conversation be the catalyst for positive change, bridging gaps between people of different backgrounds? Yes! Join Roxy Manning for a 6-week course to practice skills for antiracist conversations, based on Roxy’s new book How to Have Antiracist Conversations. Class meets 9:30am-12:00pm PT (Find your local time) on the following dates: Are you ready … Read more

Author Talk: Reimagining Antiracism: Roxy Manning on Cultivating the Antiracist Heart and Mind (Online)

Saturday, March 2nd, 12:00-1:30pm PT  Online Via Rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Network (RMCCN)   Join Us for a Heartfelt Conversation with Roxy Manning: Cultivating Compassion and Antiracism Together You’re invited to a special online gathering with Roxy Manning, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Network (RMCCN). It’s a chance to dive deep into meaningful … Read more

The Living Peace Retreat

Living Peace Retreat A RETREAT IN NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION WITH ROXY MANNING & OREN JAY SOFERBen Lomond Quaker Center1000 Hubbard Gulch Road, Ben Lomond, CA 95005 Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? Join us for this special residential retreat program where … Read more

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: March/April 2024

Note: If you would prefer to register for a Global Majority/BIPOC-only version of this course, you can let us know HERE.  Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.* We often either don’t know why what we said … Read more

Fierce Compassion: Skills for Antiracist Conversations 

How can we begin to heal and transform the impacts of a white supremacist culture? What tools can we develop that help us to take an honest look at the complexity and heartbreak while supporting true accountability and change?

This 8-week class offers participants a chance to explore how self-compassion can bolster the movement towards antiracist consciousness and practices in an intertwined learning experience.

Fierce Compassion: Skills for Antiracist Conversations 

How can we begin to heal and transform the impacts of a white supremacist culture? What tools can we develop that help us to take an honest look at the complexity and heartbreak while supporting true accountability and change?

This 8-week class offers participants a chance to explore how self-compassion can bolster the movement towards antiracist consciousness and practices in an intertwined learning experience.

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Oct/Nov 2023

Note: If you would prefer to register for a BIPOC-only version of this course, you can let us know here.  Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.* We often either don’t know why what we said or … Read more

Coaching Across Microaggressions: Open To All – May 2023

Note: If you would prefer to register for a BIPOC-only version of this course, check here. for an offering for BIPOC/ *Global Majority people happening on Saturdays in May/June 2023.   Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.** … Read more

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Open To All

Note: If you would prefer to register for a BIPOC-only version of this course, you can let us know here. Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.* We often either don’t know why what we said or … Read more

The Living Peace Retreat

Living Peace Retreat AN ONLINE RETREAT IN NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION WITH ROXY MANNING & OREN JAY SOFER August 10 – 13, 2023 9:00-11:00AM & 1:00-3:00PM PT, DAILY Are you interested in developing skills to make peace in your life, in your community, at home, and at work? The tools of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) can support us … Read more

Immersion in Nonviolent Communication

Join IN: Immersion in Nonviolent Communication 8-month Online Intensive WITH OREN JAY SOFER & ROXY MANNING SEPTEMBER 2023 – April 2024 Communication is about more than what you say. Nonviolence is not passivity, but a courageous and demanding way of life. Nonviolent Communication is a profound and transformative practice. Nonviolent Communication trains us to develop … Read more

Self-Compassion & Antiracism: Inner Work to Better the World With Roxy Manning and Sarah Peyton

Learn an objective method to antiracism using the neuroscience of self-compassion and language with psychologist Roxy Manning and author Sarah Peyton. Discover the tools and skills for building self-compassion and heart-based communication to understand and transform racism with authors Roxy Manning, PhD, and Sarah Peyton. In this 2-hour Teachers Studio, learn to recognize diversity and … Read more

Equitable Facilitation: Supporting Equity Through Leadership

An Online Series with Roxy Manning and NVC Academy Attune your facilitation to the ways assumptions and perspectives that impact the group Navigate the ‘how’ of being together with more ease, effectiveness, and grace Establish structures that support each person’s equitable participation Guide your group toward decisions everyone can stand behind Schedule – Dates & … Read more

Parenting for the Future: Your Child’s and the Planet

An Online Series with Roxy Manning and NVC Academy Increase the chances of a ripple effect that will shape a purposeful and joyful future Identify your most treasured values that you hope your children will embrace See how your values serve as a guiding compass for your parenting choices Discover how to apply this lens … Read more

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Open To All – February 2023

Note: If you would prefer to register for a BIPOC-only version of this course, you can let us know here.  Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.* We often either don’t know why what we said or … Read more

NVC for Social Change: Responding to Systemic Issues with Compassion

An Online Series with Roxy Manning and NVC Academy Channel reactive emotions into movements for change while still cherishing “the other side” Learn how to show up in service for those impacted by injustices in a supportive way Gain a higher capacity of compassion for different ways of being Explore ways of seeing the needs … Read more

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Open To All – September 2022

We often either don’t know why what we said or did is being called a microaggression, or we’re desperately resisting any possible inference that might lead to someone judging our behavior as racist. So how and where can we learn more? Join us for this four part series on Saturdays.

Support the Kickstarter

Introducing Antiracist Conversations and The Antiracist Heart – a nonviolent approach to antiracist conversations. Listen to Roxy talk about about both books: Help us show our prospective publisher, Berrett-Koehler, that now is the time for a nonviolent approach to antiracist conversations. Preorder Roxy Manning and Sarah Peyton’s books now to help us reach our goal of … Read more

The Living Peace Retreat

Join the 2022 Living Peace Retreat AN ONLINE NVC RETREAT WITH OREN JAY SOFER & ROXY MANNING JANUARY 20-23, 2022 Are you interested in developing skills to keep your heart strong in the face of the immense challenges of our times? The tools of Nonviolent Communication can support us to keep ourselves healthy in turbulent … Read more

Living Peace at Home and at Work – 2021

A four day, online retreat focused on embodying the tools and understanding of Nonviolent Communication, led by Roxy Manning and Oren Jay Sofer. SPACE IS LIMITED – register early.

NVC for All – Learn to Share NVC While Attending to Power Differences

Are you an NVCer who would like support in sharing NVC in a way that attends to the needs of people who have been historically marginalized? Join this inaugural “Train the Trainer” series. You will meet with Roxy on Sundays for 8 sessions to experience a foundational NVC curriculum originally developed by Roxy for and … Read more

Authentic Dialogues Across Race / Ethnicity

Bridging the Divide Are you desperately longing for ways to bridge the huge racial and ethnic divides in our country? Would you like an opportunity to speak authentically, connect with each other, and really be heard? Without question, action is needed in order to prevent and address the harm that has been happening for centuries. … Read more

Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions: Open To All

We often either don’t know why what we said or did is being called a microaggression, or we’re desperately resisting any possible inference that might lead to someone judging our behavior as racist. So how and where can we learn more? Join us for this four part series on Saturdays.

Leveraging Self-Compassion to Counter White Supremacy: An 8-week Class with Roxy Manning and Sarah Peyton

How can we begin to heal and transform the impacts of a white supremacist culture? What tools can we develop that help us to take an honest look at the complexity and heartbreak while supporting true accountability and change?

This 8-week class offers participants a chance to explore how self-compassion can bolster the movement towards antiracist consciousness and practices in an intertwined learning experience.

Alive and Empowered: A Virtual Intensive Training in NVC

We learned to speak — and to keep silent — as toddlers, and our patterns of communication are as deeply ingrained as our native tongues. One can get a sense of the basics of Nonviolent Communication in a couple of hours. Taking the practices into our everyday lives, though, requires immersion. Taking on a new … Read more

NVC for Real: Coaching Across Racial Microaggressions

Attend to impact before intention. We’ve heard this principle before, but those five words are hard to put into practice, especially when dealing with microaggressions.*  We often either don’t know why what we said or did is being called a microaggression, or we’re desperately resisting any possible inference that might lead to someone judging our … Read more

BayNVC Immersion Program: 8-month NVC Intensive

Nonviolent Communication is about more than what you say. It’s about developing internal resources to realize our potential and live in line with our values. It’s about showing up authentically and compassionately in all circumstances, learning to care more fully for ourselves and for others, and transforming moments of immobility and helplessness into experiences of … Read more

From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences

Explore a variety of concepts and practices that can help you navigate situations that might be confusing, challenging, or even shocking. Come away with a renewed sense of clarity around a number of theories that explore why the areas of power, privilege, and rank tend to be so difficult to work with.