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This circle will be guided by the wisdom of Circle Keeper, Tyisha Jackson, one of the founders and Executive Director of Incredible Credible Messengers, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports individuals returning to their family and community after incarceration through trauma-informed practices. She is trained in restorative practices and is an alumna of The Institute of Transformative Mentoring. Ms. Jackson is proudly at the forefront of NYC’s Credible Messenger movement and consistently demonstrates the power of authentic caring relationships to change…Find out more »
In this training, organizers will explore restorative approaches to sexual harm and systems like patriarchy that support it; they’ll share case studies of the dialogs and harm circles we have facilitated; they will explore practices for facilitating healing and accountability with people who have committed severe violence and survivors of it; and how as practitioners we engage with this work in a healthy way. Organizers don’t have all of the answers, they expect this training to allow us collectively to…Find out more »
The Peacemaking Circle training is an opportunity for anyone interested in conflict resolution, community building or restorative justice to increase their skills and knowledge for having difficult conversations. The peacemaking circle is a dialogue process useful for increasing understanding among different perspectives and for creating effective solutions to long-standing issues of conflict or disconnection. The circle strives to create an environment safe for every participant to express their point of view and nurtures the possibility of finding win-win solutions for…Find out more »
FOUNDATIONAL: This training teaches the basic components of Circle Keeping, as well as give everyone an experience of being in circle. They cover both community building and building safety in a circle, basic processes and questions. By the end of these three days (Friday – Sunday, 9am to 5pm), each student should be ready to hold a simple circle on their own in a safe setting. Location: PROSPECT PARK SOUTH, BROOKLYNFind out more »
This training meets weekly for ten weeks (Thursdays from 6pm – 8pm) and is much like a CIRCLE KEEPERS APPRENTICESHIP. This is an opportunity for those trained in basic circle keeping to experience being the keeper, as well as the important job of holding space for others. Each week a different set of two participants will design the two hour experience, and lead the circle. This is a great chance to stretch into the practice, as well as get a plethora of diverse…Find out more »
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