The groups are listed here for educational purposes only. Listing them here is not meant to imply that they endorse the above ideas.
Center for Nonviolent Communication:
People who practice NVC have found greater authenticity in their communication, increased understanding, deepening connection and conflict resolution. The NVC community is active in over 65 countries around the globe. Find out more about how NVC is changing the world and how you can get involved. See also BayNVC.
Mindful is an initiative that celebrates being mindful in all aspects of daily living—through Mindful magazine, mindful.org, and social media.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a leader in the fight against suicide. They fund research, offer educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support those affected by suicide.
The Metta Center for Nonviolence:
Metta Center aims to promote the transition to a nonviolent future by making the logic, history and yet-unexplored potential of nonviolence more accessible to activists and agents of cultural change. They help people in any walk of life discover their innate capacity for nonviolence and use it more strategically for long-term transformation of themselves and the world, focusing on the root causes of injustice, competition and violence.
Association for Conflict Resolution:
A professional organization enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. ACR gives voice to the choices for quality conflict resolution.
The Shift Network:
The Shift Network, Inc. empowers a growing global movement of people who are creating an evolutionary shift of consciousness that in turn leads to a more enlightened society, one built on principles of sustainability, peace, health, and prosperity.
National Peace Academy:
The National Peace Academy is a home for peace professionals and community organizers looking to hone their practice and for budding community leaders and changemakers who are seeking knowledge and skills to create safe, healthy and sustainable communities and nurture positive change in themselves, their family, neighborhood, workplace and the world
Workplace Conflict Resolution: Mindtools
Triple P – Positive Parenting Program:
Many rate this as one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 30 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behavior, prevent problems developing and build strong, healthy relationships.
The Foundations of Well Being:
In the Foundations of Well-Being uses science-based practices to help you re-wire your brain, changing the way you react, feel, and behave. These practices will focus on gaining more calm, confidence, and contentment.
The Forgiveness Challenge: Desmond Tutu
Human Journey is a new initiative co-founded by Desmond Tutu and Doug Abrams. HumanJourney is committed to spreading the African understanding of ubuntu–the realization that each of us thrives only when all of us thrive. We are inextricably linked to our family, our community, and our world. They create events–like the Forgiveness Challenge–media and a global community that can help people to thrive on their individual life journey so we can thrive on our collective human journey.
More to come…