Our mission is to establish a city-wide restorative justice system employing Restorative Circles, so Seattle embraces conflict as an opportunity to build community and relationships, cultivate trust, and empower citizens. See More
Are you interested in greater harmony and deeper connection in your communities, family and organizations? Can you imagine engaging conflict in a way that builds relationships? Restorative Circles support people to step into important and bold conversations with safety and provide a mechanism for vibrant, ongoing, community-based restorative justice systems.This facilitator workshop will allow you to explore the Restorative Circle practice for yourself and, if you like it, consider…See More
Interested in helping make contemplative & meditation practices more available to the Seattle public? Do you have a personal contemplative practice? Is meditation, in some way, a part of your professional work?Our diverse Seattle community is blessed with many different contemplative individuals and communities of practice: educators, psychotherapists, lawyers, physicians, nurses, other helping professionals and civic leaders.November 12 come gather as a larger community for meditation,…See More
Paths to Awakening: The Surprising Nature of the Spiritual Journey. New 3rd Sunday Program begins Oct. 21, 7 to 8:30 pm, in the Sanctuary of the Center for Spiritual Living, 5801 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. Free will offering welcomed. Music, chanting, teaching and song supporting personal and community spiritual awakening. With teacher Rabbi Ted Falcon and musicians Stephen Merritt, Jenny Heutmaker, Jon Ramer and Elle McSharry. Presented with the intention of living our lives with greater…See More
Come learn about a powerful process that can bring healing to conflicts in any setting - from families and work teams to schools, organizations and neighborhoods. Sometimes when conflicts arise we need both support and structure to put compassion into action. We believe this simple but powerful form of Restorative Circles (RC) is a perfect tool. RC is a restorative justice practice that empowers communities to deal with conflicts in a way that efficiently and effectively meets the needs of…See More
Mapping Compassionate Seattle!“We need to know the network to knit the network.”The Compassionate Action Network (CAN) is launching a project to interview/record community leaders and create a fun and informative interactive map. This map will feature people, groups and organizations working to create a compassionate region.The interactive map will be available on-line and on-display at Seattle Center during the Next Fifty, a celebration of the 50th…See More
Hi Bill, good to be in touch with you. I'm not online much these days, but I look forward to being in touch. xo linda
PS would you please pass this amazing offer around. It's a men's retreat - cost $150 for the weekend, lodging and food included.
Tending the Masculine Soul
CAN International Institute supports compassionate initiatives in cities, towns, counties, states and provinces, regions, nations, universities, faith groups,schools, service groups, and other places where human beings gather.