2019

September 22, Washington DC. A workshop for those attending First Amendment Voice’s 4th Annual National Symposium in Washington, D.C. The event theme: “Polarization in the Public Square.”

August 20, Los Gatos, CA. A one-day workshop for the teachers and staff of the Mulberry School. Their mission: to “inspire children to a life of learning and positive contribution to community.”

May 11, Los Angeles, CA. A workshop for members of The Pacific Council on International Policy during their annual Global LA Summit, which explores “Los Angeles’ role as one of the most globally interconnected cities.”

April 15: Redding, CA. My connections with the community of Redding continue to expand! This time I’ll be leading the workshop for 80 staff members of Shasta Community College, part of an all-day training event to “promote better relationships and communication.”

March 28: San Francisco, CA. I’ll be doing the workshop as part of an all-day retreat for a team of Charge Nurses from the UC San Francisco Medical Center.

March 27: Redding, CA. I’ll be leading the workshop at the Euphrates Institute’s River of Hope Summit, a “gathering of global and local visionaries, peacebuilders and changemakers to share hope and inspiration, best practices, and strengthen community.”

February 26: Santa Cruz, CA. A workshop on behalf of the grantees of the Enlight Foundation, a group of non-profits focused on youth leadership and transforming education.

January 12: Coronado, CA. A workshop for the members of the Coronado community, sponsored by Friends of the Coronado Public Library. Open to the public.

2018:

September 29th: Arlington, VA. A workshop for the members of Rock Spring Congregational UCC.

September 27: Frederick, MD. An open workshop for all members of the Frederick community, sponsored by the ERUCC. (See photos.)

September 18: Washington DC. An open workshop for the Washington, DC community, sponsored by First Amendment Voice and Sustained Dialogue Institute, in partnership with Veterans for American Ideals

September 15: Philadelphia, PA. A workshop for the attendees of the third annual First Amendment Voice National Symposium in Philadelphia. The timely theme:  "E Pluribus Unum or Divided?" (See photos.)

August 6: Redding, CA. A workshop for the Shasta Union School District Administrators.

May 4: Sacramento, CA. A workshop for the staff of Sierra Forever Families, a private, nonprofit adoption agency.

May 1: Redding, CA. The third Community Leaders workshop for the citizens of Redding, CA. Sponsored by the Redding Chamber of Commerce, the McConnell Foundation, and Eurphrates.org. (See photos.)

April 17: Austin, TX. A workshop for a cohort of non-profit organizations working in the k-12 education space.

February 9: Redding, CA. The second Community Leaders workshop for the citizens of Redding, CA. Sponsored by the Redding Chamber of Commerce, the McConnell Foundation, and Eurphrates.org. (See photos.)

February 2: Danville, CA. A workshop for the members of the Conscious Elders Network (CEN), a non-profit organization “fostering a budding movement of vital elders, dedicated to growing in consciousness while actively addressing the demanding challenges facing our country.”

2017:

November 16: Redding, CA. The first Community Leaders workshop for the citizens of Redding, CA. Sponsored by the Redding Chamber of Commerce, the McConnell Foundation, and Eurphrates.org. (See photos.)

October 20: Online. An online version of the workshop with the international members of Euphrates.org. Euphrates offers "programs that inform people about Middle East issues, inspire them with examples of solutions and progress, and invite them to transform into engaged and effective global citizens."

October 19: San Francisco, CA. A workshop for the executive team and staff of VIA, a 50-plus year old non-profit providing "innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve."

October 14: Monroe, CT. A workshop for the members of Hear Our Voice-Connecticut, part of the national Hear our Voice movement.

October 6: Boulder, CO. A workshop for the scholars of Watson University, as part of their Masters Course. Watson is "the first incubator leading to a degree for the world’s most promising next-generation changemakers and social entrepreneurs." (See photos.)

August 6: Bryn Athyn, PA. The first Difficult Conversations workshop! Attended by 60+ college students, recent grads and a few older folks, all associated with FeelGood, a youth movement working to end global poverty. (See photos.)