LINKS

OUR PARTNERS IN THE TEACHING OF LISTENING:

 We learn from, work for, and exchange blessings with a number of people and organizations to fulfill out mission to teach as many people as possible how to listen. Here are some of those who might also be of assistance to you.  Below are some other resources for your further education and assistance.

  • International Listening Association, collective of teachers of listening and communication skills which has an annual conference and tons of resources on their site.  http://www.listen.org/ 
  • Compassionate Listening  Project, which teaches people compassionate listening skills and takes delegations of listeners to the Gaza Strip, http://www.compassionatelistening.org/ 
  • Playback Theater, Portland, OR, http://www.playbacktheaterpdx.com/
  • New Renaissance Bookstore, Portland, OR, Carries the Listening Cards and promotes Marcia’s workshops  http://www.newrenbooks.com/ 
  • Community Mediation Services, City of Vancouver, WA  http://www.cityofvancouver.us/mediation.asp?menuid=10461&submenuid=19371 
  • Applied Improvisation Network, an International organization that promotes the education on and the collaboration of applied improvisation professionals  http://appliedimprov.ning.com/group/ain2009portlandorn 
  • Gottman Institute, marriage expert who accurately predicts which marriages might fail according to certain indicators, http://www.gottman.com/ 
  • The Center for Nonviolent Communication, the organization that disseminates the work and teaching of Marshall Rosenberg, http://www.cnvc.org/ 
  • Seeds of Compassion, an organization begun by the Dalai Lama with the mission of creating a world without violence for our children, http://www.seedsofcompassion.org/ 
  • AmericaSpeaks, a Washington, D.C. based organization that engages citizens in governance, organizing very large town meetings to discuss important topics, http://www.americaspeaks.org/ 
  • Harvard Negotiation Project, mediation, Getting to Yes, http://www.pon.harvard.edu/ 
  • Raphael Cushnir, listening to the body, http://www.cushnir.com/ 
  • Harville Hendrix, couples, relationships, http://www.harvillehendrix.com/ 
  • Michael A. Singer, happiness, The Untethered Soulhttp://www.untetheredsoul.com 
  • John Gray, couple relationships, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus guy, http://home.marsvenus.com/ 
  • Interplay, active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body, www.inteplay.org
  • Playback Network,  international organization of Playback Theater artists, http://www.playbacknet.or 
  • Gandhi Institute, who trained us in the art of nonviolence and who listened to our ideas, http://www.gandhiinstitute.org 
  • Blacks in Government, organization to promote racial parity in government offices, http://www.bignet.org
  • NPR’s stories about the National Day of Listening, November 26, http://nationaldayoflistening.org/?gclid=CM-hyJvdwqUCFQg3gwodkEeKYw 
  • Association for Conflict Resolutionhttp://www.acrnet.org/ 
  • National Association For Community Mediationhttp://www.nafcm.org
  • Washington Mediation Associationhttp://www.washingtonmediation.org 
  • KBOO, 90.7 FM, Pathways program, conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation, http://kboo.fm/Pathways 

OUR FRIENDS WHO WE WORK WITH:

  •  Fort Vancouver Regional Library

  • Mint Tea, local restaurant and import shop where we do Listening Salons, http://www.mintteaimports.com/ 

  • Guerilla Media, consortium of Vancouver, WA artists, http://guerrilla-media.com/ 

  • Aevum Images, our portrait photographer, http: //www.aevumimages.com 

  •  Mon Ami, where we have coffee meetings and see friends, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vancouver-WA/Mon-Ami-Cafe/107672749268535 
  • New Renaissance Bookstore, who carries The Listening Cards, http://www.newrenbooks.com 
  • Community Mediation Services, where Marcia is a volunteer mediator, http://www.cityofvancouver.us/mediation/index.html 
  • Cara Cottingham, one of our digitally creative friends  and advisors, http://www.shameless productions.org
  • Erin Donley, our marketing guru,  http://www.marketingyourtruth.com 
  • Process Work Institute, who has guided us both in valuable listening and self-awareness practices, http://www.processwork.org 
  • Resolutions NW,  a mediation broker for the City of Portland, where Marcia teaches classes in listening some times, http://www.resolutionsnorthwest.org 
  • Peace Jam, an organization we both volunteered helping bring Nobel Peace Laureates to secondary students, http://www.peacejam.org 
  • Project Service Leadership, our friend Kate’s organization to facilitate students’ serving the community, http://www.projectserviceleadership.org/ 
  • Linda Brice, who trains Marcia in singing (which she does improvisationally these days) at the Transformational Voice Institute, http://www.transformationalvoice.com 
  • Rinatta Paries,  our friend who gives love advice, help and coaching, http://www.whatittakes.com/ 
  • The New Kiggins Theater, where some cool things are happening in Vancouver, WA, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vancouver-WA/The-New-Kiggins-Theatre/107050772693120?ref=ts&v=wall 
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