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Non-Violent Communication for Activists

Non-Violent Communication for Activists

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When:

  • Sat 30 Aug ’14, 12:30pm – 5:00pm

Where:

The Peace Place - Aiotanga, 22 Emily Place, Auckland CBD

Restrictions:

All Ages

Nonviolent Communication for Activists: Embody the Peace and Sustainability You Value

As someone who values social change, you want to see a world of peace, environmental sustainability, and care for all.

You probably already value nonviolence and compassion, and. . . perhaps some of this fits?
- You sometimes feel very un-peaceful inside when advocating for peace in the world?
- You see people with other viewpoints as “other” and have a hard time relating to them?
- You are weary and want to find a way to stay inspired?
- You want to be both a loving and powerful agent of change?

Nonviolent Communication (NVC, developed by Marshall Rosenberg) can help you connect with what really matters, dialogue with people who disagree, access energy to fuel your social change work, and embody your values even more deeply. We will explore how to be both real and
compassionate, stay focused on what you want, and come from the heart. This will be an introduction; no previous NVC experience required; those who have it will benefit from more tools and integration. We warmly welcome all!

Cost: Koha

Please register your interest as a minimum number of participants is required to proceed with the workshop.

To register please email thepeaceplacenz@gmail.com or phone 09-377-5541.

Transport Options to The Peace Place

Train
The Peace Place is a short walk from Britomart Transport Centre (8/10 Queen St, Auckland 1010).

Bus
A number of buses stop close to us at 2 Anzac Ave (it is a three minute walk from there to 22 Emily Place).

Ferry (from Waiheke or the North Shore)
It is a ten minute walk from the Auckland Ferry Terminal to 22 Emily Place.

Car
There is no free or reserved parking at The Peace Place.

There are a small number of metered car parks on the street (charges of $3 per hour for the first two hour & then $6 for each additional hour from Monday to Friday and of $1 per hour on Saturdays apply from 8am to 6pm) but these fill up fast and are usually not available at peak times.
The following car-parks are close by:
- Tournament Parking Lumley Centre ‎ at 65 Fort Street (a two minute walk).
- The Britomart Car Park at 88 Quay Street (a six minute walk).
- Wilson Car Park – 53-73 Anzac Ave (a five minute walk).
- Wilson Car Park Cnr Short St and Eden Cres (a two minute walk).
If you are up for a slightly longer walk the Downtown & Victoria Street Car Parks are both 10 minutes walk away.

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