The Latest News from Just Listening:Can radical listening transform prison culture? One Pennsylvania institution is finding out.
By Samantha Melamed, The Philadelphia Inquirer
JUST Listening provides a range of training, workshops, and services designed to encourage and facilitate the acquisition of the skills required to accomplish these goals. Individual and group coaching and facilitation is available for those seeking to improve work environments and effectiveness through enhanced, whole-hearted communication.
Income generated by these workshops is used to fund several volunteer programs providing Listening services to people who are poor and marginalized.
Help support the development of JUST Listening Prison and Volunteer Projects that bring the practice of deep, relationship-based listening into prison and marginalized communities for personal and social transformation.
JUST Listening is premised upon the beliefs that:
JUST Listening workshops are customized for each individual or organization, and are designed to provide participants at all competency levels with leadership tools, communication skills, and work attitudes and behaviors that result in personal, organizational, and social change and transformation.
Listening is an act of Justice.
One definition of justice is ‘right relationship’. The work of JUST Listening is to foster ‘right relationships’ for individual empowerment, workplace cohesion and effectiveness, inspired leadership, and ultimately, the Common Good.