Coming Soon: Metta Center Certificate in Nonviolence Studies

Metta Center Certificate in Nonviolence Studies

If you have an interest in nonviolence,  you have undoubtedly heard the question, What about Hitler? among other common objections.  We are here to help. . .

martin-luther-king-286x133The Metta Center Certificate Program is a three-tiered training course designed to systematically guide practitioners through the history, theory, practice, and application of nonviolence in their lives and work. This program is open to anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge and understanding of the science and theory of nonviolence and learn how to practically apply nonviolence to contribute to the greater movement for a global nonviolent culture.

This course aims to help you:

  • Develop a deep knowledge and understanding of the history and theory of nonviolence
  • Practically apply nonviolence in all aspects of your daily life
  • Develop essential skills in nonviolence such as strategy, communication, analytical thinking, negotiation, conflict transformation.
  • Connect with others who are passionate about nonviolence – online, in your local community, and beyond
  • Take nonviolent action in your community, and discover specific ways you can contribute to the new story (the shift to a new global paradigm of nonviolence and peace)mkgadhi_write

Course Design

The learning path follows the Metta Center Roadmap, and aims to guide you through the process of developing person power, learning about nonviolence, and developing strategies to take nonviolent action and contribute to the global movement for nonviolent culture.

The course consists of three parts:

Part 1: Discover Person Power
Part 2: Learn Nonviolence – History and Core Concepts
Part 3: Practical Applications

The coursework consists of readings, podcasts, videos, reflection questions, and weekly assignments to apply the concepts.

Join us!

Registration is currently open for the official launch of the program on April 7th.

What: Metta Center Certificate in Nonviolence Studies
Where: Online
When: April 7th-October 5th, 2014
Time commitment: approximately 5 hours per week for 6 months
Cost: $100/module (x3 modules) on a sliding scale; fee waivers available for participants who require financial assistance

To register, please fill out the following form and we will get back to you promptly!

Please contact with any questions.