Social Justice Today: From Awareness to Action

Building Powerful Alliances to Tackle Tough Problems The mission of NVC Nashville is to learn, share, and practice Nonviolent Communication. We believe the practices of Nonviolent Communication offers beneficial and lasting results to anyone interested in, or working on, serving social justices issues. As a predominantly white, upper middle class organization, NVC-N wants to do […]

An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Coming to Clarksville on September 10 Learning how to ask for what we want leads to being heard. Once we’re heard, we’re more likely to find solutions that work for everyone. NVC is a modality used in families, businesses, and institutions creating collaborative efforts toward satisfying relationships. If you’re stressed and perplexed due to relationships […]

Living Nonviolence

The Journey of Nonviolent Communication A Workshop September 30 – October 1, 2016 Just the word itself, nonviolence, brings to mind the names of Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Martin Luther King — those who exemplified “living nonviolence,” practicing the concept under incredible pressure, in the face of changing human conditions. These leaders personified compassion, […]

Parenting with Nonviolent Communication

A Free Parenting Workshop Listening to Your Children Learn and practice skills to make communication easier, more successful and more fun for you and your child in ways that help end repetitive behavior and power struggles. Inglewood Library 4312 Gallatin Pike Nashville, 37216 Saturday, May 7 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Led by Linda Ray Miller, […]

Foundations of NVC Course

Two series of four-week classes: Foundations 1, “Empathy and Needs,” was in April. Foundations 2, “The Complexities Within the Simplicity of NVC,” will meet on Thursday evenings, September 1st to September 22nd (Sept. 1, 8, 15, and 22) from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. Carlene Robinson, CNVC certified trainer, will explore these and other topics: How to access our […]

“What Are They Really Saying?”

Listening Empathetically to Ourselves — So We Can Hear Others Carlene Robinson will facilitate an NVC workshop on Saturday morning, January 9, 2016, at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. This interactive workshop will focus on transforming challenging conversations into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, understanding, and respect. “How we hear others largely depends on how we hear […]

Living In the Blame-Free State

With François Beausoleil CNVC Certified Trainer and author of The Blame-Free State Summary March 5-6, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday Green Door Gourmet, 7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN Registration Flyer to Print Recording of a coaching call with NVC Nashville, Jan. 2016 Also, a FREE, Open to […]

Help Support the Future of CNVC

As a member of the global network of NVC communities, NVC Nashville would like to support The New Future Process at The Center of Nonviolent Communication. Your input will support the future of CNVC. A Facebook page has been created with information to attend to weekly calls (Fridays and Sundays) on the Topic of Community. […]

Embracing Life With Gratitude

Before the holiday candles are lit, gifts purchased, preparations for meals planned, and way before family and friends gather, give time connecting to why many of us do what we do during this time of year. Often the holidays are associated with stress and frustration. There is another way to inhabit the holiday season…. With […]

“I Can’t Believe You Just Said That!”

Have you thought this recently while in a conversation? Relationships can be strained and frustrating when we hold judgements and create stories about what someone says and does. If you would like to have less conflict, more ease and more confidence in your interactions, then we invite you to join Carlene Robinson and Zina Yzquierdo […]