ICPJ Events

Mindfulness and Compassion Workshop

Sunday, July 29,  1:00 PM – 4:30 PM – This 3.5 hour workshop will offer an introduction to mindfulness and compassion practices. Through experiential activities, discussion and reflection, participants will discover how mindfulness relates to compassion for self and others. Participants will be guided in specific practices that they can use in daily life to cultivate greater equanimity and wellbeing. This workshop is targeted for individuals who are new to mindfulness. Handouts will be provided as well as access to audio recordings of workshop practices. Workshop led by Mindful City Ann Arbor’s Rita Benn and Julie Woodward Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty St, Ann Arbor   Register: HERE. For more information about scheduling a workshop for your community contact [email protected] or call 734-663-1870

Poverty Simulation Volunteers Needed

Saturday, August 11, 8:30 AM – 12 PMSign up to volunteer to help run an ICPJ Poverty Simulation on Saturday, August 11, 2018. You will be emailed role assignments/instructions prior to the date of the simulation. We will need around 25 people to help. This is a perfect group volunteer opportunity, please consider sharing with group leadership. Thank you!! Sign Up: HERE. Questions contact ICPJ at 734-663-1870. Location: Friends in Deed, Ann Arbor location TBD.

Bystander Intervention Training for Trainers

Saturday, September 29, 9 am – 5 pm – Do you have experience teaching or training?  Would you like to use your skills to help people learn to intervene when they see harassment, discrimination or prejudice?  ICPJ is offering Bystander Intervention Training for Trainers on Saturday, September 29, 2018 (location to be announced).  Following the training, you will have the opportunity to work toward ICPJ trainer certification by presenting with experienced trainers, and to be paid as a trainer.

To apply for Bystander Intervention Training for Trainers, please complete the application.  The fee for this training is $100.  Please note: you must have attended a Bystander Intervention Training to attend the Training for Trainers program.  Also, you will need several hours of preparation time prior to the September 29 training.  You will be notified of your acceptance for the Training for Trainers program no later than August 1.


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