• Check out some reflections from our recent training at the Highlander Center, organized for the incredible organizers from the Dream Defenders. Read More →

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  • As part of the grant we received from the Pollination Project, East Point Peace Academy’s work inside the San Bruno County Jail was featured on the CBS Sunday Morning Show on March 23rd. Read More →

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  • Part of our work inside the criminal justice system is to ensure that the voices of the men and women we work with are able to reach outside the prison walls.  Check out some recent artwork, poems, and messages from those inside. Read More →

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  • While Dr. King was a great leader, the Civil Rights Movement wouldn’t have happened without hundreds of other leaders.  Find out more about a few of the movement’s unsung heroes.  Read More →

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  • Help us keep the legacy of Dr. King alive but helping to fulfill his final marching orders.  Join us for a training in Kingian Nonviolence.  Check out upcoming trainings here. Read More →

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