Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Nonviolence, for youth agres 13 to 17.
Are you interested in developing your own understanding and practice of nonviolence as a powerful force for personal and social transformation? Do you want to contribute to the daily work of building peace and justice in your school, family, ralationships, and the world? Join us! Free. Please pre-register.
The workshop will be led by LR Berger and Catherine Hoffman. Sponsored by Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service.
Many of the students at San Charles Borromee School in Haiti live in camps that house 70,000 people still displaced by the 2010 earthquake. AFSC’s partnership with the school aims to strengthen spaces of peace for children and the community. The school is now transitioning from a strictly academic approach to one that stresses peaceful co-existence and conflict mediation, using sports to teach lessons of fair play. Read more on The Huffington Post.
This is the 3rd and last nonviolence training opportunity in DM before the Occupy IA Caucus Dec 26 - Jan 3rd events. It is open to the public. Its a great introduction to nonviolence and civil disobedience.
Something that everyone would find helpful whether you plan to attend any Occupy IA Caucus events or not...
More than thirty people of diverse ages rallied outside the Seabrook nuclear power plant today to commemorate a historic demonstration 35 years ago and to support efforts to block the plant owners’ bid for a 20-year license extension. One of them was AFSC-NH Program Coordinator, Arnie Alpert, whose activist career began at Seabrook.
"We Were Warriors," describes the nonviolence training, discipline, and dedication of college students in the Nashville TN who organized lunch counter sit-ins to protest racial segregation. It is the first film from"A Force More Powerful," a series of documentaries about the use of active nonviolence to resist oppression and bring about democratic change. The film showing is part of the monthly series on Building a Culture of Peace, sponsored by Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service with support from AFSC, NH Peace Action, and the NH UCC Peace with Justice Advocates.
Thank you to everyone that expressed interest in attending the Help Increase the Peace workshop here in Baltimore. Workshop is free (though donations are graciously accepted) and food will be provided. Training will take place at the AFSC Baltimore Office: 4806 York Rd.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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