River Dunavin | Peace Through Action USA

River Dunavin

Nonviolent Communication Trainer


Peace Through Action has selected River Dunavin as a Featured Peacebuilder because of his dedication to and enthusiasm in promoting the peaceful practice of Nonviolent Communication as a means for co-creating heartful connections with others.



River Dunavin is a certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) since 2016. He is president for the Network for Nonviolent Communication, a mediator, circle-keeper, and trainer with CORA Good Shepherd Mediation. River has provided NVC trainings in New Mexico, Texas, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. Until the COVID-19 shutdown, River led NVC training for men and women incarcerated in federal, state, and county correctional facilities for Heart to Heart. River coaches individuals, couples and families in integrating NVC principles.

River’s trainings aim to provide experiences that inspire confidence that one can live a life filled with heartfulness and gratitude, and that we all can thrive and do no harm.

Video Interview with River Dunavin

Peace Through Action NVC Event | River Dunavin, Presenter

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