2-day workshop: Introduction to the principles and practices of nonviolence

August 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

See Calendar of Events for a list of scheduled workshops in Canada.

Introduction to the principles and practices of nonviolence as derived from the methods and philosophy espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This workshop is for people interested in promoting peace, nonviolence & social change in their communities. It is useful for individuals who:

• want to build community
• work with young people
• respond to conflict situations
• experience violence or injustice at any level.

It provides a framework for conflict reconciliation.

This 2-day workshop gives participants a comprehensive introduction to Martin Luther King Jr’s philosophy, thinking and strategy. It introduces key concepts and important background information about “Kingian” nonviolence, including core values, conflict analysis, nonviolent historical movements, dynamics of social change, and study of several of the most important essays written by Dr. King.

See Calendar of Events for a list of scheduled workshops in Canada.

For more information and to register, contact nonviolenceworkshop (at) gmail.com or call 613-761-9997. You can also register by clicking here.

Workshop facilitator: Amy Dillon, Certified as a Level II Trainer in Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation by the University of Rhode Island Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies.

Participants will receive a Briefing Booklet, which was designed by Bernard Lafayette, Jr. and David C. Jehnsen to provide a general introduction to the Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Program.

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