Non-Violent Communication for Parents, Caregivers, & Friends– CANCELED

This event has been canceled.

Sundays, May 19-June 30, 3-5pm
Presented by J. Brisette
Max 30 participants
$60 Regular / $48 Members
Donate cost of child care: $20 for the 6 week series

Member price accessed with discount code at checkout. Are you a member and don’t know your code? Email! Not a member but interested in these perks? Join here!

The class will meet May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 23, 30. Class will not meet on June 16. No one turned away for lack of funds.

if you’re looking to move beyond the power struggles with your toddler or teenager or open the lines of communication with your child, our non-violent communication parenting series will layout how to communicate in ways that will deepen your relationship with your child. rooted in the latest scientific research on brain and child development, this fast moving series will equip you with the skills necessary to have more rewarding, nurturing relationships and create a safe, loving environment for you and your child. our focus on experiential learning will leave you with an actionable skill set to help you stay present to raise empathetic, resilient, happy people, whether you are thinking about having, working with, or currently parenting children!

  1. intentional, conscious parenting
  2. child/brain development
  3. trauma, resilience, and our parenting handbook
  4. beyond power struggles: moving through “negative emotions” with your kids
  5. connected communication and setting limits
  6. setting boundaries in the non-nvc world

Donate the cost of childcare! WCCW is happy to provide on-site childcare for this series. The cost of childcare is typically $5/hour per child. To share this burden, please consider donating to the collective childcare fund for the series, only $20 for all 6 weeks.

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please request a community ticket by applying here:

jay brissette is a black, queer, youth worker, born and raised in los angeles. as co-founder of the (now defunct) los angeles childcare collective with 17 years of experience working with youth and a parent themself, jay is invested in creating a future that centers and honors black children and youth. their focus is creating trainings and resources that make political education accessible to children of color and serving communities of color as a parent educator. they are currently completing practicum through echo, an organization that teaches developmentally appropriate, trauma-informed care with a focus on non-violent communication.

Accessibility information for this event: WCCW has a 36” wide ramp at our front entrance and a stairway with 8 steps and a rail. There are 2 gender neutral restrooms. One restroom is wheelchair accessible, with a handrail. We provide scent free soaps and encourage guests to attend our events scent free. If you require ASL interpretation, CART, interpretation for a language other than English, supervised childcare, or have any other access needs or questions, please contact at least two weeks in advance. It is our practice to do everything we can to create a safe and accessible space.

*All members get 20% off paid programming. A limited number of free spots are also available for Warrior & Goddess level members. Email to inquire about free tickets.

Our program costs go directly towards compensation of the instructors and staffers who work the event. We want to make programming as accessible as possible to anyone who is interested, however, so we offer volunteer opportunities in exchange for membership, as well as free community tickets to each program (number varies depending on capacity of the class). Email for more info or to find out more about these opportunities for a specific event.