Saturday, April 01, 2017

Nonviolent communication workshops presented

Karpeles Museum, 902 E. 1st St
Building Trust, Guarding Truth
Interactive presentation and discussion
Dazed, confused, and discouraged by threats of fake news and “alternative facts” in the media today? Political lies and manipulation of truth in the public arena are a breach of public trust and heighten suspicion and division among citizens. In this interactive workshop, learn how to identify credible information sources and unmask fake news and disinformation. Discussion will include methods to leverage social media tools effectively and responsibly.

Presented by Kit Pittman and Kayleen Jones, reference librarians at UMD’s Kathryn Martin Library.

Duluth Superior Friends Meeting, 1802 East 1st Street, Duluth
Nonviolent Communication – Why and How
Video screening; Discussion and exercises
How do you to talk with people whose attitudes and behaviors you oppose? And why is that important? Learn how nonviolent communication can help you engage in disagreement without demonizing or sacrificing your values. Small-group practice sessions will also enhance nonviolent communication skills to interact more effectively with friends, family, and allies.

Presented by Ann Harrington of Ann Harrington Training and Consulting

These workshops are part of the Nonviolence Wins! Series of public programs, including film screenings, trainings and discussions on nonviolent strategies and actions, reconciliation and social unity. Sponsored by the Duluth Superior Friends Meeting (Quakers), the series is intended to contribute positively to the Twin Ports community dialogue around issues arising from the current political climate.

All programs are free and open to the public.

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