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Trainings listed here take place in the Maine region. Please note that both certified and non-certified trainers (who are willing to follow certain requirements of the Center for Nonviolent Communication) may be leading the posted trainings. Listing here is not an endorsement of the trainer or the event by the Maine NVC Network.

Special Opportunities:

Special Opportunity for Activists
who want to strengthen their NonViolent Resilience:
Sept 29-30, Portland, ME
NVC & Activism

taught by Leah Boyd
FMI & Registration

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NVC & Mindfulness
November 4-5, White River Jct, VT

FMI (printable pdf) / Registration

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is now Fully enrolled for the 2017-18 program.

In alignment with our vision to share & deepen NVC consciousness with as many people as possible, we are once again providing scholarships to some participants. If you would like to donate to the scholarship fund, please go HERE.

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Level 1/ Introductory Offerings

     This level is for the beginner, as well as those who have read books and seen tapes of the process and now want to have an experience trying it out with others. For a more detailed description of what is offered in a Level 1 please go here.

  • Sept 16-17, Farmington, ME
    Speaking Peace

    taught by Leah Boyd
    FMI & Registration

  • October 27-28, S. Portland, ME
    Building Connection in Difficult Times

    taught by Peggy Smith
    This event is a fundraiser for the restoration of the Abyssinian Meeting House, Portland, Maine, the third-oldest African-American Meeting House in the United States and the first designated Underground Railroad site in Maine. The Mission of the Committee to Restore the Abyssinian includes but is not limited to the restoration, historic preservation and maintenance of the historic building and the preservation and promotion of the cultural heritage of African-Americans in Maine.
    50% of profits will be contributed to the restoration project.
    FMI & Mailable Registration (printable PDF) / Online Registration

  • Feb 2-3, 2018, Norway, ME
    Speaking Peace

    taught by Leah Boyd
    FMI & Registration

Contact the Maine NVC Network to schedule a Level 1 workshop in your area.

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Level 2/ Intermediate Trainings

For a description of what is offered in a Level 2 please go here.

Contact the Maine NVC Network to schedule a Level 2 workshop in your area.

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  • Monthly Empathy Circle:
    Belfast, ME

    Second Friday of each month, 10am-1pm (formerly first Friday)
    NEW LOCATION: 25 Village Rd, Belfast
    You are welcome to come when you can. If this is your first time coming, please contact Linda beforehand:
    Phone 207-322-2122 / email: chezcote5 at

  • Authentic Communication Groups
    Falmouth, ME

    with Andrea Ferrante, trainer and coach
    Two groups meet biweekly, one on alternate Wednesdays; the other on alternate Mondays.
    Authentic Communication Groups are coaching groups designed to open you up to an approach to living that offers greater peace, personal empowerment, and conscious connection to that which sustains and enriches life.
    pdf icon FMI

  • See also the Practice Groups page.

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