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Mission
One Big Circle cultivates a cooperative culture of compassion by making our mutual interdependence unmistakable.
Aim
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Meaningful experiences of compassionate connection in intergenerational community.
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Experiential and didactic immersions in Nonviolent Communication principles and practices.
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Workshops, retreats and trainings in an environment to safely explore power, freedom, and authenticity.
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Transformational educational opportunities suitable for all ages to live and learn together.
Structure and Governance

One Big Circle is a Sociocratic organization. Sociocracy integrates organizational structure, decision making, and operations, supporting us in staying connected to one another, sharing power and making effective, informed decisions. To learn more about Sociocracy visit our friends at Sociocracy for All.

One Big Circle is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

2020 Map of the One Big Circle structure
Nonviolent Communication
Compassionate Communication, also known as Nonviolent Communication or NVC, is a system of ideas and skills with the power to support our living this dream as a reality. NVC originated with Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D, forty years ago, and has been exploding in popularity in recent years as people come to understand its potential to transform our personal lives, our families, and our world in ways that people find deeply satisfying.