The Compassionate Listening Project

The Compassionate Listening Project

“An enemy is one whose story we have not heard.” – Gene Knudsen Hoffman, Compassionate Listening pioneer and international peacemaker.

Welcome to the Compassionate Listening Project ~ a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to transform conflict and strengthen cultures of peace. Our independent facilitators offer:
• Trainings with our highly acclaimed curriculum;
• Skilled facilitation with families, communities and in the workplace;
• Journeys in conflict and post-conflict zones;
• Advanced Training and Facilitator Mentoring;
• Publishing books and producing videos;
• Unique community events.

We invite you to spend time on our website; learn about our history, meet outstanding facilitators, read about our trainings, and visit our calendar to join a Journey or look for programs in your area.
To see the benefits of your generosity in action, we invite you to view a short video of Compassionate Listening in action.
Thank you for your support, both spiritual and material.
Compassionately yours,
Leah Green, Founding Director

Location: Indianola, WA, USA




About Us

  • charter brand transp blue mediumCharter for Compassion provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Our mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.


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  • Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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