Tag Archives: educators for nonviolence

Ode to Thich Nhat Hanh, Inspired by Earth Day

Aware that much suffering is caused by war and conflict, we are determined to cultivate nonviolence, compassion, and the insight of interbeing in our daily lives and promote peace education, mindful mediation, and reconciliation within families, communities, ethnic and religious groups, nations and the world. We are committed not to kill and not to let… read more

Nonviolence Currents: Martin Luther King & Syria

Nonviolence Currents – Bridging Nonviolence and Current Events in the Classroom A service of the Metta Center for Nonviolence LESSON PLAN #9 This is a three-part lesson that combines the teachings of Martin Luther King, in light of the recent 50th anniversary celebration of the March on Washington, and the current crisis in Syria. Themes:… read more

Getting high school students involved in peace teams

Kim Redigan, MPT member and high school teacher, discusses how peace team skills and trainings can have a positive influence on the education of young people. You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your… read more

Summer 2013: Nonviolence for Educators Summer Course

Deep Reform: Changing the Educational System from Within     Summer Online Course for Educators  When: June 24-August 6 Where: Online (asynchronous) Are you an educator who is feeling frustrated with the growing dehumanization in the school system? Want to make change? The Metta Center is offering an online summer program on nonviolence in education.… read more

Metta and Young Spirit Foundation to reignite EFNV

How many of you know about Educators for Nonviolence? If you didn’t before, well, you do now. Educators for Nonviolence (EFNV) is a sister project of the Metta Center, first started as a joint project between Metta and the Dalai Lama Foundation. The mission of EFNV is “to make the teaching and living of nonviolence part of mainstream education.”… read more