Recovering Compassion with Jared Seide: Clerestory magazine

Clerestory Magazine: ISSUE No. 2 Community

Jared Seide Council circle

The article “Recovering Compassion with Jared Seide” in Clerestory Magazine features an interview with Jared Seide, the executive director of Beyond Us & Them. The article discusses the practice of council, an ancient technique used to foster empathy and connection within diverse groups, such as in prisons, schools, and hospitals. Seide emphasizes the importance of listening without judgment and speaking from the heart to build compassionate communities and address societal divisions. He also shares personal insights from his background and experiences that have shaped his understanding of human suffering and community healing.

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Beyond Us and Them is the leading solution-focused organization providing dynamic and scalable practices to combat the loneliness epidemic and foster social connection.

It creates programs and delivers training for law enforcement officers, healthcare providers, educators, policymakers, and community-based organizations, among other populations and individuals, to cultivate wellness, relationality, compassion, and resilience.