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Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center

Six Rivers Mediation is a non-profit dispute resolution center and receives funding from local, state and federal organizations in order to provide low cost conflict resolution and education services.  Our mediators and facilitators are highly trained volunteers dedicated to helping people solve problems and resolve conflict.  We strive to create positive conversations and a safe environment for settling disputes, as well as education and training opportunities.

Compassionate Listening Workshop

Healing Our World From the Inside Out

Friday, February 23, 9am-5pm

Listening

Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center welcomes certified Compassionate Listening facilitators Joanie Levine and Yehudah Winter for this full-day workshop to deepen your ability to:
• Listen with the heart
• Speak from the heart
• Suspend judgment
• Maintain balance in the heat of conflict
• Hold compassion for self and others

Joanie & Yehudah have taught the Basics of Compassionate Listening in Java, Malaysia, Rwanda, Uganda, Israel, Palestine, Oregon, Washington and NYC, plus numerous shorter workshops, including for the Air Force National Guard Diversity Council, Mercy Corps Teen Camp, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and Trillium Co-Housing Community. Yehudah brings his experience co-facilitating community meetings to resolve conflicts through Resolutions Northwest, while Joanie brings her expertise in creative movement to the workshops. Both are also facilitators with the Alternatives to Violence Project. In 2018 they are starting an intensive mentoring process to train more CL Group Leaders and Facilitators, wanting this vital practice to spread in these tumultuous times. Attendees will be encouraged to join the on-going practice group facilitated by Six Rivers.

Date: Friday, February 23, 9am-5pm

Venue: Port of Hood River conference room, 1000 East Port Marina Drive, Hood River, Oregon, 97031

Registration: Sliding scale $45-$100. $45 is required with registration. Final payment at completion of workshop. Proceeds benefit low income mediation and conflict coaching in 7 counties of the Columbia Gorge.

Payment can be made by cash, check, or through Eventbrite (click the orange button below)

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Our mailing address is: PO Box 1594, Hood River, OR 97031

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Mission Statement

By establishing a forum where each party is heard, we teach listening.

By creating an environment where each party can speak, we teach communication.

By developing processes that seek resolution, we teach the importance of dialogue.

By building these processes into a method of mediating disputes we teach citizenship.