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The 3rd Annual San Antonio
Compassion Institute 2022

June 2022 – May 2023

By City Seal, San Antonio is a Compassionate City, and by Resolution states:

The City encourages San Antonio’s institutions of learning to have all ages explore and teach compassion, based on the understanding that extensive research and resources validate the full spectrum of the benefits of compassion, from being good for the bottom line of business to being a part of the human DNA.

Passed and Approved the 22nd day of June 2017
Mayor Ron Nirenberg
Full text: sacompassion.net/compassionate-san-antonio-resolution/

 The 1st Annual San Antonio Compassion Institute 2020 invited 200 San Antonio educators, Pre-K through adult, to become San Antonio’s first Institute Fellows.

  • 85% of all San Antonio learning institutions had representation.
  • 100% of all San Antonio colleges and universities!

The 2nd Annual San Antonio Compassion Institute 2021 extended that reach to include business persons, faith leaders, healthcare professionals, research specialist and public safety providers along with educators.

Watch a 10-minute video about the 2020 experience here:

3rd Annual San Antonio
Compassion Institute 2022

June 2022 – May 2023

The initial educational component, Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT)*, is virtual and weekly for 10 weeks:

Tuesdays, May 31 – August 22022

With 3 choices of time:

Morning: 9:00-11:00 AM  |   Afternoon: 1:30-3:30 PM  |  Evening:  6:30-8:30 PM

ADDED SECTION: Thursdays, August 4 – 6 October, 6:30 – 8:30PM

Maximum registration per time slot is 50 participants. CIT will be led by certified facilitators.


The integrative experiential component, Compassion In Action (CIA)* is a monthly 1-hour cohort gathering during the 22/23 academic year:

August 2022 – May 2023

Virtual, with dates and times discerned by each cohort; also led by trained facilitators.

*The Institute includes both components above:

initial education & integrative experience.

CIT + CIA = SA Compassion Institute

Compassion Integrity Training


May 31/Aug 4 Skill 1: Calming Body and Mind 

June 7/Aug 11 Skill 2: Ethical Mindfulness

June 14/Aug 16 Skill 3: Emotional Awareness

 June 21/Aug 25 Skill 4: Self-Compassion


June 28/Sep 1 Skill 5: Impartiality and Common Humanity

 July 5/Sep 8 Skill 6: Forgiveness and Gratitude

 July 12/Sep 15 Skill 7: Empathic Concern

 July 19/Sep 22 Skill 8: Compassion


July 26/Sep 29  Skill 9: Appreciating Interdependence

August 2/Oct 6  Skill 10: Engaging with Discernment

for the 2022 Compassion Institute

Please use the PayPal option for registration donations. Current tech-snafu with credit/debit card option. Thanks for your compassionate patience. We’re working on it!

How to Sign Up

The registration fee for Compassion Integrity Training is on a “pay what you can” basis, with the ferverent hope that those who can afford the full $250 tuition will pay it and others will give what they can spare. We accept payments via DonorBox, which uses PayPal. If you prefer a different payment method, please let us know and we will accomodate you. 

Prepare to start

Before the first session of Compassion Integrity Training starts participants will need to obtain a copy of the manual. It is available to read for free, online, or to download here: https://www.compassionateintegrity.org/downloads/   There is also a link to the CCISE store should you prefer to purchase a hard copy.

Before the first session of Compassion Integrity Training, 2022 participants should also watch four short “foundational Concept” videos, which are available here: Foundational Concepts – Compassionate Integrity Training

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