Introduction to Nonviolent Communication Training: Online
Sponsored by DC Peace Team
June 5, 12pm-5pm EDT with a 1 hour break
Location: ONLINE; Zoom link will be in the confirmation message after you complete this form and sent about 24 hrs. before the session (Contact Amanda:

This online training is an introduction to the theory and practice of Nonviolent Communication, with particular emphasis on key skill-building and foundational understanding as well as practices of mindfulness.

Nonviolent Communication (NVC), or Compassionate Communication, is a powerful tool for transforming and mediating interpersonal, intra-personal, organizational, and inter-group conflicts. It is used worldwide by activists, teachers, conflict specialists, doctors, diplomats, social workers, managers and others to improve their work and home life. The practice of NVC can help us understand ourselves more fully, provide us with a sense of power and choice in our lives, and open our hearts to compassionately connect and collaborate with others.

This is an interactive and beginner’s workshop designed for those that may have no to little prior studies of any special nonviolent communication. This workshop will expose participants to basic NVC strategies and skills that are used in the types of conflicts that might arise in your personal life as well as in other settings. You may want to try out new skills with family members, co-workers, and neighbors.

****As we prepare for the session, please identify a recent internal or external conflict that you are comfortable using as an example for our exercises.***

Payment is requested on a sliding scale. Please consider $45-$100 to support the work of the DC Peace Team.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds and we welcome you either way.

For those who can, please send payment today --; or checks can be written out to DC Peace Team and mailed to Eli McCarthy, 7305 Baylor Ave., College Park, MD 20740.

For more information about the DC Peace Team, please visit our website @

Amanda Munroe is a social justice educator and facilitator with a master's degree in Conflict Resolution. She is actively involved in a number of grassroots movements as a trainer and organizer, and has worked full-time in higher education for over ten years, currently, she directs a student-led social change initiative at Barnard College. Amanda often integrates her familiarity with contemplation, meditation, and yoga practices into her facilitation. She is a first year student in the Master of Divinity program at Union Theological Seminary in New York, NY.

Aleta Winters co-facilitates Nonviolent Communication training and Restorative Justice Circles. She is a skilled executive for ten plus years, worked in the criminal justice field for six years, and has worked in education for the past seven years. She is passionate about advocating for her community, facilitating, and providing service and resources to the DCPT participants, volunteers, and direct members.
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