Discovery Weekend: A Comprehensive Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

April 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017
7:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kat Stansell

East Bay Community Foundation: James Irvine Conference Center
359 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Suite 359
Oakland, CA, 94612
United States

Training Categorie(s):

Tagged with: New York Center for Nonviolent Communication

About the Weekend
A Comprehensive Introduction to Nonviolent Communication
Led by Thom Bond, Director of the New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (NYCNVC)
and Kat Stansell, Staff Member of NYCNVC, OD Consultant-in-training, and Spiritual Activist/Assistance with the Network of Spiritual Progressives
The Discovery Weekend takes us from the very beginning concepts of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) to a deeper understanding of the purpose, meaning and implications NVC has in our lives and in the world. We will practice responding and communicating consciously by expressing and hearing, based on an awareness of our own and other people’s needs.

Participants are offered a deeper understanding and experience of this new generation of communication skills, and establish a clear idea of what NVC is and what it is not. Through exercises, demonstrations, role-plays and more, participants will have first hand experience practicing and ultimately developing skills to bring back into their daily lives.


Suggested Experience

Participants should have some idea of what NVC is. Recommendations include attending an “Art and Science of Getting Along” NVC Introduction, reading the beginning of Marshall Rosenberg’s book: Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life and/or visiting

Schedule Layout

Friday 7:00 PM – 9:15PM
Saturday and Sunday 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, (Note: There will also be an optional hour and a half session for Q&A and to support participants who would like to complete the assignment for that evening together. This will take place on Saturday, 6:30-8:00 PM following a 1.5 dinner break.)


East Bay Community Foundation
James Irvine Conference Center, Suite 359
359 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612


First Time Participant – $390

Reviewer Rate (have participated in a previous DW) – $290

*No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. For more information about financial solutions, please contact