Apr 18, 2015

I’m just back from a 6-week whirlwind of amazing work, including two weeks again in the Palestine Occupied Territory and Israel. Once again, I had the honor to work with members from women’s rights organizations, both Palestinian and Israeli. Not only are these women managing and overcoming the daily struggles of living in such a volatile environment – including raising...

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Participant Stories – Ben

Jun 16, 2011

During the past year, I have been faced with a very stressful work situation.  As a social worker in a non-profit, I came to understand that there has been some serious mismanagement within our agency, resulting in clients not receiving adequate services and staff feeling fearful of retaliation if they spoke up. In past situations, when I have felt that social injustice was...

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Participant Stories- Akayla

Feb 2, 2011

Respectful Confrontation offered me a path to freedom! I wanted to find a way of communicating that did not dissolve into anger, despair, and cold silence. I wanted to be a model for my sons and their friends.  I wanted communication tools that would allow me and my boys to hold on to our dignity, and let the other people we’re dealing with in very difficult situations keep...

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