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We offer classes in interpersonal communication for home, workplace, and in the community. In addition, our  trainers are available for mediation and coaching on an individual basis. We conduct trainings in workplaces and organizations, offering discounts to organizations that serve the community. You can read more about our approach on the About Us page.

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Upcoming Events



Introductory Session, Sun May 7, Kristin Masters

Civil Dialogue,  May 8, Rick Longinotti

Daytime Class: When Others Make Choices That Scare or Upset Us Thursday, May 11th, 10-1 with  Aviva Longinotti


related topic: Work that ReconnectsJune 4 @ 9:30 am6:00 pm with Kristin Masters

Relationship MattersJune 6 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm with Christine King

The Basics 6 Thursdays, starts June 15, Christine King



 Summer Retreat  

Quaker Center

Quaker Center


Living from the Heart Retreat and Funfest,  July 14-19


Check out the Free Empathy table on Pacific Ave at Lincoln. Every Sunday from 2-4pm Bar Lowenberg is there to listen and empathize. Click on his photo below to read one person’s impression of Bar’s offering.

Bar Free Empathy

Meditations for These Times

Video: Thich Nhat Hanh with Opray Winfrey

Directions to our meeting space @ Arts Council of Santa Cruz County

1070 River St.
The Tannery Arts Center is on River St. (Highway 9), just north of the intersection with Highway 1.
Heading north on River St., turn into the parking lot past the cow in the photo below. We meet in the Arts Council building next to the parking lot. To enter, walk around to the Conference Room entrance off the plaza.