Talk It Out Radio, Sun, 9/1, 7pm: COMPANIONSHIP AND CONNECTION

Non Violent Communication can help us connect across differences but it can also help us more deeply experience the companionship and understanding that comes with being heard by others in similar situations.  Host, Marlena Willis, is joined by members of her Chronic Illness and Disability Non Violent Communication Practice Group that happens on a conference … Continued

Talk It Out Radio, Sun., 6/30, 7pm: Who Leads, Who Follows, Who Decides

Host, Marlena Willis, explores leadership with insights from Non Violent Communication and Mindfulness Meditation as well as looking at who leads in these communities, with particular focus on recognizing the leadership potential of those who grew up working class and those with disabilities.  This show encourages community participation and will welcome call-ins throughout the show … Continued

Talk It Out Radio – Sunday, June 23, 7:00 pm Inviting the Whole Self In

Talk It Out Radio – Sunday, June 23, 7:00 pm, on KPFA Radio (94.1 FM Berkeley and beyond, or livestream at Inviting the Whole Self In Host Nancy Kahn interviews Dr. Alzak Amlani. Alzak addresses the complexity, joy and challenges of embodying our wholeness.  He offers perspectives, skills and tools to facilitate this inner journey. Moving towards wholeness means … Continued

Talk It Out Radio, Sun, 5/19, 7pm: ARISE AND AWAKEN

Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist, who was the founder of engaged Buddhism. Host, Marlena Willis, talks with guests, Antoinette Gonzalez and Victoria Mausisa, co founders of ARISE (Awakening through Race, Intersectionality and Equity), which is a community of mindfulness practitioners and monastics in the Plum Village tradition of Thich … Continued

Talk It Out Radio, Sun, 4/21/19, 7:00 pm: The Power of Sharing Our Stories Across Differences

Host Nancy Kahn holds a timely discussion with guest, Jim Brulé, spiritual storyteller, about the transformative process of bringing together people from different backgrounds to share their personal stories. Jim shares his vast professional experiences in leading groups of individuals and communities from different faiths and backgrounds in storytelling. He highlights the outcomes of this … Continued

Talk It Out Radio: Sunday 10/28, 7pm: Nonviolent Communication for De-Escalating Difficult Human Interactions

Host Nancy Kahn talks with special guest, Kangs Trevens, an Oakland-based counselor and facilitator of Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Communication about de-escalation and grounding skills that every person could benefit from. Join us to learn essential skills that support safety and contribute to reducing harm during difficult and overwhelming human interactions without the default being calling law enforcement. … Continued

Talk It Out Radio: Sunday, May 27, 7pm: Communicating Across Race, Gender and Cultural Differences in the Workplace

Host Nancy Kahn interviews guest Randi Bryant, a corporate diversity trainer and author, about proven communication and diversity strategies she has found effective in the workplace. They examine how the principles of Nonviolent Communication Across Differences align or contrast with the strategies Randi has found effective in her corporate programs. In 2001, Randi founded and … Continued