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Zoom Parenting Circle, Thursdays, 6-7:30pm, led by Michelle Leah Gomez
Fridays, 10am-noon, NVC as a Spiritual Practice
Parenting for Beginners, 4 Mondays, begins Oct 19 with Michelle Leah Gomez
Art of Communication Festival Oct 24-25
Holding Our Pre-Election Anxieties, Oct 31 9:30am, Kristin Masters
- Our community liason, Kar Fraser will also link you up with an “empathy buddy” for regular empathy check-ins. Just contact Kar: info@NVCsantacruz.org
- Our trainers are available for mediation and coaching on an individual basis.
- We conduct trainings for workplaces and organizations, offering discounts to organizations that serve the community.
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“I use NVC principles and strategies in almost every aspect of my work as Campus Ombudsman at UCSC: mediation, meeting facilitation, one-to-one interviews, and group interventions. I’m sure there was life before NVC, but I can’t quite remember what it was!”
— Laurie McCann, Campus Ombudsman, University of California Santa Cruz (now retired)
For more testimonials, click here.
Check out the Free Empathy table on Pacific Ave at Lincoln. Every Sunday from 2-4pm Bar Lowenberg is there to listen and empathize. Click on his photo below to read one person’s impression of Bar’s offering.
Meditations for These Times
I'm Caren Camblin, one of the newest members of our Core Team of trainers here at NVC Santa Cruz. I'm enthused and deeply grateful to join a team of trainers whose practice of NVC has inspired me for 15 years. I came to NVC in 2005 as a brand new philosophy...
Well hello! I’m writing to introduce myself as the newest member of the core group in NVC Santa Cruz. I’m also new to town and I’m looking forward to the possibility of getting to know you over the next few months and years, so I wanted to share a bit about myself to...
NVC Santa Cruz is a non-profit organization that makes its classes broadly available on a sliding scale basis. We further broaden access through scholarships. Your donation through PayPal will contribute to our scholarship fund.
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