Tag Archives: nonviolence training

Training in Sonoma County: Jan 22, 2017

The Interfaith Council of Sonoma County’s Of One Soul  project and the Sebastopol Grange are co-sponsoring a day-long nonviolence training. Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm (Please arrive at 9:30, as the training will begin at 10:00 a.m.) RSVP: Don’t wait: Attendance is limited to 50 people Location: Sebastopol Grange… read more

Force of Spirit: Daily Metta

“The force of the spirit is ever progressive and endless… That force resides in everybody; man, woman, and child, irrespective of the color of the skin. Only in many it lies dormant, but it is capable of being awakened by judicious training.” ~ Gandhi, Harijan, February 10, 1946 “Training” has become the watchword of the… read more

Intro to Kingian Nonviolence with Kazu – Podcast

This webinar is the first part of a two-part offering the Metta Center is making primarily to Bernie supporters going to Philadelphia, but essential as well for the long term.  In it, Kazu Haga of the Eastpoint Peace Academy offers the basics of nonviolence training.  Part two will be a long-term nonviolent strategy.  For the latter, those… read more

Person Power: Roadmap to Nonviolent Action

Person Power and the Roadmap to Nonviolent Action: A Teleseminar Hosted by Transition United States Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 11:00am – 12:15pm PST Registration: To participate, register online here and you will receive instructions via email. Once you have registered you can explore these other low-cost call-in options. In this TeleSeminar, Michael Nagler… read more

Nonviolent Action and Unarmed Peacekeeping

Why are we conditioned to believe that violence is necessary? Is it? In Friday’s episode of Peace Paradigm Radio we explore the power of nonviolence organizing on both the grassroots and the international levels, with nonviolence in the news for Friday, March 6. Then, we are joined by activist, author and artist, Rivera Sun who… read more

Nonviolent Conflict Intervention Skills 2-day Training

Mica and Peijman are offering their two day training in Santa Rosa! This two-day training is formed around one simple premise: conflict is inevitable, violence is not. Learn how to reclaim your personal power by seeking a third path between passivity and violence: active nonviolence. The nonviolent conflict intervention and de-escalation skills taught in this… read more

Self-Discipline and Nonviolence–Daily Metta

January 10 “Violence like water, when it has an outlet, rushes forward furiously with an overwhelming force. Nonviolence cannot act madly. It is the essence of discipline.” –Gandhi, (Harijan, 3-21-1939) A friend recently confided in me that if he had not had the nonviolent mentorship of an adult in his life at a key moment,… read more