Contemplative Resources for Dialogue: Spirituality, Nonviolent Communication & Relational Awareness

September 30, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm | online

Contemplative practice is usually considered an individual, internal process.  Join author and teacher Oren Jay Sofer for a discussion around leveraging contemplative tools for meaningful conversation around today’s pressing issues of equity, justice, and ecological survival. The talk will include a brief overview of Dr. Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication and the relevance of mindfulness and associated practices for effective dialogue.

This event is part of the free Stanford Contemplation By Design Summit, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2020. The full Summit schedule is posted at: All events are FREE and online.

After Sept. 1, 2020, REGISTER HERE.

Oren Jay Sofer teaches Buddhist meditation, mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication nationally. He holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, is the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent communication, co-author of Teaching Mindfulness to Empower Adolescents, and founder of Mindful Healthcare supporting healthcare practitioners with tools for resilience, compassion and effective communication.


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Contact Phone: 650-725-9930