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Interactive Focusing Workshop

Great Interactive Focusing Webinar.

Starting September 2023.

only 12 seats available, online.



We offer trainings to humanitarian organizations and community leaders in how to use deep listening to nurture flourishing communities.


We identify and welcome emerging community leaders into a mutually supportive network.

Free Webinars

We offer free webinars that offer a space of support and deep listening.

Latest News and Resources

Introducing a new project: Better World for Kids

Nine-year-old Joseph has been living on his own since he was seven, when his parents were killed by soldiers in an attack on his village.  He recently came to live in a refugee camp in Uganda, where he is fed and educated by community workers, […]

Why would a family put a child to work?

Asad’s father is a daily wage laborer without any skills. Every morning he goes to the city center after dropping his seven-year old son off at the machine shop where Asad works. The city center is the spot from where people hire unskilled and semi-skilled […]

The Story Behind Brighter Tomorrow

Syed Wajid has a round face and a trim white beard and a smile that lights up his eyes and warms the hearts of his companions. Child labor is a huge problem in Pakistan, he tells us. Some provincial governments have passed laws forbidding the […]

DaRa Williams speaks about AFOT: a radio interview

As the program supervisor and an instructor for FII’s AFOT initiative, DaRa Williams was recently invited to speak about AFOT in a radio interview on  New York’s WBAI “Positive Mind”. Her approach to AFOT arises from her work with clients on issues of trauma, oppression […]

Aboriginal Psychotherapy

Shirley Turcotte, RCC, lived with and then worked on trauma for more than half a century, both as a survivor and as a trauma therapist. The daughter of a Métis Aboriginal father and a Russian Mennonite refuge mother, she used her own experiences and cultural strengths to develop ingenious, practical […]

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