Freedom Project is looking for a Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Job Description Freedom Project is a Seattle-based non-profit that provides Nonviolent Communication and mindfulness training to prisoners, returnees, their families and their communities in the state of Washington. Position Description and Responsibilities Freedom Project’s Chief Operating Officer is charged to manage staff and all day-to-day business activities in its continuing efforts to […]

Freedom Project offers Nonviolent Communication Workshop for Volunteers on June 27

Interested in learning more about Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and volunteering for Freedom Project? If so, you will want to attend this upcoming NVC workshops for volunteers. “This workshop will include some of the activities that might be included in an NVC Basic weekend workshop inside the prisons,” Rena explained. “It is helpful to engage with the […]

Yoga Behind Bars and Freedom Project Partner for a Yoga and Mindfulness Workshop on June 11

We are excited to announce a partnership with Yoga Behind Bars and Freedom Project for a Yoga and Mindfulness workshop coming up on Thursday, June 11 from 6 pm – 9 pm. The workshop will be held in the Freedom Project office at the University Christian Church, 4759 15th Avenue NE, Suite 301, Seattle 98105. […]

Season for Nonviolence 2015

To celebrate our 14th anniversary and our commitment to peace and nonviolence, we are offering a series of Nonviolent Communication classes facilitated by Janice Eng during the 18th annual Season for Nonviolence. The Season for Nonviolence is a 64 day campaign to focus on peace through nonviolence, spanning the memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi (January 30th) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

Job Opening: Development Director

This is a unique opportunity for a truly talented individual. It is a full-time exempt position that reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate is passionate about Mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication and eager to work as a member of a small, dedicated team. Founded in 1999, Freedom Project strengthens our community through supporting the […]

Sign Up for January’s Path of Freedom Training

Back in October, 13 Freedom Project volunteers finished the Path of Freedom facilitator training. The next series, scheduled January 19 – March 1 2015, is filling up. The Path of Freedom “mindfulness based emotional intelligence” curriculum is designed for adult prisoners, as well as at-risk and incarcerated youth and was published by the Prison Mindfulness Institute. […]

December Community Circle

You’re invited to join Freedom Project’s Community Circle, which will meet on Thursday, December 18 from 6-8 pm. Community Circle is a networking gathering of returnees who have been released from prison and other community members who meet to support each other in practicing Nonviolent Communication and mindfulness. Please let us know if you wish to attend by […]

Sending an Appeal

Here at Freedom Project we’ve spent the last few days vigorously printing, signing, and packaging appeal letters. All together we sent out nearly 500 letters! Whew! So if you receive a letter in the mail from us in the next few days, please consider reading it. These letters are the product of many hours or work […]

Mindfulness Facilitators Complete Certification

By the end of July a dedicated cadre of 8 Freedom Project volunteers will complete the Path of Freedom online training, as a first step in qualifying themselves as certified mindfulness facilitators. The next series, scheduled September 8-October 10, 2104, is filling up fast; already 10 Freedom Project volunteers have registered. The Path of Freedom […]

Professional Development Series: Sharing Mindfulness Meditation Essentials

Freedom Project announces the next installment in its quarterly professional development series for prison volunteers on August 22, 2014 with an intensive day-long workshop, facilitated by Freedom Project mindfulness facilitator Yarrow Durbin. This workshop is designed for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of Mindfulness Meditation, as shared by Freedom Project in prisons. In this […]