Aug 30, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Hello from CFAR! Read on to learn about our busy summer, as well as what we’ve got planned for the fall. What We Did Instructor Training We’ve completed the first phase of our 2019 Instructor Training Program! We’re now moving on to the second (and final) phase with 20 instructor candidates. Staff will be working with these candidates as they continue various “quests”—mastering and improving core parts of CFAR’s curriculum,...
May 30, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Hello from CFAR! It’s springtime in Berkeley and we’re gearing up for a busy summer. Here’s a look at what we did during the past few months and what we’re planning for the next few. What We Did Alumni Double Crux Workshop In January, a few staff members joined Eli Tyre in Bodega Bay as he led an experimental alumni workshop on the Double Crux technique. We invited a dozen...
Jan 22, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Happy New Year! With 2019 under way, we’d like to share some updates from the past few months and plans for the coming year. Updates Harm in the Community Last year, allegations of serious harm were brought against an alumnus and community member. Since then, CFAR has been focused on understanding what happened, what mistakes we made in this case, and how we can reduce the risks of a range...
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Number of workshop alumni
1045 and counting
Average participant rating based on the question "Are you glad you came?"
9.2 out of 10
Increased life satisfaction
0.17σ after 1 year