The Best of Life is Conversation

The Best of Life is Conversation

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Director's Note by Susan Soleil


[...] For the last year, I’ve had the honor to be part of intentional, weekly conversations with a collection of people from several countries. The topics vary (reflecting on our legacy, exploring the wisdom of trees, introspecting on life, death and the spaces between) but the constants are the openness and curiosity that everyone brings to the Zoom Room and the willingness to practice deep listening and civil conversation. Read more



Charter Education Institute (CEI) Courses

GERIOur Sense-able Nature: Mindfully Reconnecting with the Natural World. Course begins June 6, 2022.
Learn more and register here.

We will tap into a few themes we find in nature along with becoming reacquainted with some of our 54 Natural Senses/Sensitivities. You will be guided through the process of getting back in touch with the child-like wonder that’s available to each of us as you interact with the rest of nature. Through this connection, we can experience the wonder of the world in which we live (and are a part of).

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Integral City Inquiry and Action by Marilyn Hamilton
June 15, 2022 at 8 am PDT / 4 pm CET.

How do you inquire about, act in and impact the city as self, other and place? 

Learn through a series of methodological cases studies and templates for process designs, based on Integral City work in the last decade. If you want to achieve impact in your work as Integral City Practitioner, Catalyst or Meshworker, these designs generate outcomes in the city, using an integrally framed approach

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Put yourself on the map and start co-creating with Like-Hearted, Like-Minded people around you! Learn More Here!


Charter for Compassion News, Programs, and Webinars 

Dear Charter family! We are looking for people looking to provide their skills and time to volunteer for the Arts Sector of the Charter for Compassion. We have a couple of projects that need special attention and would love to have you be part of our wonderful team of volunteers. Email Lynn at  to begin your journey.


EdNet Forum Series: Beyond Toxic Stress: How to Implement Relational Health 
MONDAY June 6th, 7.30-9.00 am PDT.

Learning objectives for this presentation include defining relational health and describe how it helps to elucidate the solution to toxic stress.

Dr. Andrew Garner is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western University of Ohio, and co-authored the Academy of Pediatrics two policy statements on childhood toxic stress and the book Thinking Developmentally.



India's Daughter Film Discussion with Film Director Leslee Udwin and the Women & Girls sector of the Charter for Compassion
June 15th, 1 pm PDT / 9 pm UTC.

Please join us for our continued exploration on values of Partnership, concepts of Safety, and rebuilding Sacredness in our conversation with Leslee Udwin, director of India’s Daughter and founder of Think Equal, a program of education-based emotional and social partnership, developed out of the horrors of domination.


From Charter for Compassion Partners

Conversation Collective Every Monday, 3 pm PDT and Thursday, 9 am PDT. 
Learn more and Register here.
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The Conversation Collective is an online space to meet new people from around the world. Currently, people from Canada, France, South Africa, UK and USA are part of these weekly gatherings where civil conversations create new connections (in English). On Mondays and Thursdays. Consider joining the Conversation Collective to feel part of a global community and make new connections. The Charter partners with Citizen Discourse.

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The¬†Community of Mindful Parenting¬†aspires to empower families to become more mindful and compassionate. They are a multigenerational, multicultural and fully inclusive community that strives to nurture powerful relationships between parents/caregivers and their children. Their¬†Listening Mothers‚ĄĘ¬†and¬†Finding Calm¬†classes explore the relationship between caregiver and child through a lens of self compassion. Their weekly Communi-Teas are a centering tool for meditation. Learn more here.

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The Charter for Compassion has a bold, audacious vision of co-creating a world that works for everyone. Please support the Charter with a monthly contribution that helps to build this global compassionate community - person by person, school by school, and city by city. Thank you!

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