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Bringing Self-Empathy Into Conversations Around Race, Racism, Power and Privilege

  • Transform tough messages into opportunities for deeper and more meaningful dialogue
  • Understand racism and how to unpack it from the lens of NVC consciousness
  • Learn from and engage with the first African American CNVC Certified Trainer
  • Engage with music, movement, and stories to create spaces for healing and interdependence!

Mondays, March 6-13, 2023 (two sessions)
4:00-6:00pm Pacific (California) Time


How can one engage in these potent conversations while holding peace within oneself?

This course is intended to expand and deepen the conversation of systemic and interpersonal racism, while utilizing and integrating the consciousness of NVC— a process and language designed to create connection and natural giving from the heart.

You will explore how to incorporate observations, feelings, needs, and requests in a way that skillfully unpacks the naming of an unjust system from a connected, respected, and dignified place. 

CNVC Certified Trainer, Morris Ervin brings a fresh level of energy and enthusiasm to this work.

Over two impactful sessions, he will infuse music, movement, and the ancient healing practices of storytelling to create authentic spaces for healing, freedom, interdependence, reciprocity, and connection. 

You can expect to:

  • Unpack interpersonal, internalized, and institutional racism from the lens of NVC consciousness
  • See and define racism as a system created to meet the needs of one group at the expense of another
  • Hear and share personal stories of racism, power, and privilege and their impacts
  • Translate “hard to hear" messages of racism, power, and privilege into deeper conversations that meet needs of connection, interdependence, mutual respect, and shared reality

Participants can look forward to demonstrations, breakout rooms, interactive discussions, and exercises for deeper integration! 

  • Video and audio recordings of both sessions
  • Forum discussion available in the classroom
  • Lifetime access to the classroom
  • Translated captions available in live sessions (Chinese (Simplified)(Beta), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese (Beta), Korean (Beta), Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian)

Registration fee: $97 
NVC Library Members: $78
Enter coupon code NVCL at time of checkout.


When you register, you will receive an email with complete instructions on how to access your course.
Note that course recordings display images of active speakers only, and are made available to all registrants.

About Morris H. Ervin, Jr.
Morris H. Ervin, Jr.
CNVC Certified Trainer from Ohio, United States

Morris H Ervin Jr. founder of Mansa Consulting is an educator, speaker, wellness consultant, and youth development professional with over 20 years experience pioneering  social and emotional mentoring programs, leadership seminars, mindfulness retreats and community engagement initiatives. 

As a Social Studies Teacher in the early 2000’s; Morris created and designed a new innovative African American History Course/Curriculum, challenged the public school system by implementing a unique style of teaching and learning in the classroom called Nonviolent Communication, and established a rigorous, relevant, and meaningful curriculum for an all male classroom in South Central Los Angeles...


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