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Workshop: Becoming a Contemplative Change Agent for Your Organization

October 14, 2020

On October 28th, learn tools and perspectives arising from organizational change and community engagement leadership; share stories and expertise; and develop an action plan for infusing contemplative practices into your organization. Facilitated by Dr. Michael Kimball.

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Oct. 19th: Mindful Leadership Workshop with Melissa Carter

October 7, 2020

Right now, in a time where our world is being propelled into divisiveness, isolation, loneliness and turmoil, our practices are more important than ever. Join Melissa Carter, Interim Senior Director of Global Spiritual Life and MindfulNYU at New York University, for a 3-hour interactive skill-building workshop and discussion.

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Music for Healing and Balance

September 22, 2020

Educator and musician Reginald Cyntje discusses and demonstrates how he uses music in the classroom and on the stage as a tool for healing, balance, and activism. 

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NHTI’s Mindfulness in Society Series

September 18, 2020

Sharing news about NHTI-Concord’s Community College’s 3rd Annual Mindfulness in Society program, every Monday in October, featuring CMind leaders Mirabai Bush and Stephanie Briggs.

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Embodying Your Curriculum: An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

August 18, 2020

This webinar, presented by Anita Chari and Angelica Singh, introduces participants to our approach to using trauma-informed pedagogies, the neuroscience of mental health, and pedagogies of social justice and diversity.

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Webinar: Contemplative Science and Practice Through a Healing-Centered Perspective

July 11, 2020

This webinar invites participants to reflect on how we can harness the power of contemplative science and practice to better understand community care and collective healing.

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Loving Memory of Oliver W. Hill, Jr.

July 10, 2020

We are mourning the recent passing of Dr. Oliver W. Hill, Jr., a longtime CMind board member, friend, mentor, and source of continual inspiration and hope.

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Restoring Our Attention

July 2, 2020

In this webinar, we will take a look at the market forces that incentivize technology to distract and manipulate us. We’ll consider the consequences of chronic distraction in the short and long term, across individuals and society as a whole. And then we’ll look to attention restoration theory (ART) for ideas about what to do differently.

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How Can We Be Daringly and Radically-Well During Times of Upheaval?

June 2, 2020

Ife Lenard and Ericka Echavarria will discuss specific approaches coupled with contemplative practices that offer a means of building and sustaining adults through relational and societal challenges, such as a global pandemic, isolation, remote learning and the demands of digital etiquette and productivity. 

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Indigenous Contemplative Science: An Ethics of Belonging and Reconnection

May 7, 2020

Yuria Celidwen offers a dynamic presentation that brings together Indigenous science and contemplative practice. We will engage in dialogue with our current emotional experience and collectively reorient towards a sense of ecological belonging.

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