Nonviolent Communication: Confronting Racism with Compassion

PuddleDancer Press.

This article unpacks some causes of racism and explains nonviolent communication as a response.


reflections on racism and compassion, communication skills, active listening

Best For

clergy who want to frame a congregational culture that is anti-racist



Suggested Uses

  • Train leaders to respond compassionately and confront racism.
  • Discuss the roots of racism and its impacts on society.

About the Contributor

Ben Tapper

Ben Tapper is an associate for resource consulting with the Center for Congregations. Ben has a passion for communal healing and restoration. He is also a consultant on CRG Chat and helps with social media.  

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