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SPEAK PEACE: Nonviolent Communication Practice Circle

The first and third wednesday of the month


for goodness sake, Truckee



The SPEAK PEACE practice circle meets two Wednesdays a month to explore the life giving practice of Nonviolent Communication. By supporting each other and practicing skills such as giving and receiving empathy, giving and receiving from the heart, and connecting with what is alive in ourselves and others we are creating a community of compassion to support the greater Tahoe community. 

New members are welcome at any circle. 

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is often referred to as compassionate communication. Its purpose is to strengthen our connections through the ability to inspire compassion from others and to respond compassionately to others and to ourselves. NVC guides us to reframe how we express ourselves and hear others by focusing our consciousness on what we are observing, feeling, needing, and requesting. Using NVC we are empowered to truly speak our piece with peace!

It is suggested you purchase the book Non-Violent Communication by Marshal Rosenberg if you don't already have it. For Goodness Sake (the venue) has books for sale and to borrow.  Every week we will be working from the concepts taught in the book to explore and improve our ability to hear and be heard using compassion and empathy. 

A donation of $5-10 will be requested but is not neccessary to attend. Donations will be used to fund group expenses (such as drinks, snacks) and group activities which may arise.

Learn more at the Compassionate Tahoe Facebook Page or the Compassionate Tahoe website.
For more information please contact

For Goodness Sake @530-550-8981 or

Liesbet Bickett @510-393-7588 or

Recommended videos and reading materials:

NVC Academy

YouTube NVC materials

(for parents): 
Parenting with Nonviolent Communication (NVC) - YouTube
Compassionate Connection - The Natural Child Project
Raising children compassionately: Parenting the nonviolent communication way