All of these workshops can be adjusted to work with any community, including youth, teachers, incarcerated men & women, activists and others.
|Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence|
|Our flagship training, this two-day workshop will provide participants with an introduction into the philosophy and methodology of Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation. Through role plays, small group work, mini-lectures, video presentations, readings and other activities, this highly interactive workshop will explore topics such as the definitions of violence, the types and levels of conflict, the principles and steps of Kingian Nonviolence, and the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Click here for more.|
|exploration of Gandhi's theory and practice of nonviolence, highlighting its holistic balance of personal transformation, constructive program (the work of social uplift and renewal), and direct, militant resistance to empire.|
|An attempt at building a powerful direct action movement that sees the work of resistance as an act of healing.|
|More Than a Protest|
|Our world needs more than endless protests. We need powerful movements that understands how to utilize the leverage from protests and direct actions to create powerful movements for social change. Learn some critical organizing tools and movement building frameworks in this two-day training.|
|Advanced Kingian Training|
|This week-long intensive training, which includes our two-day introductory workshop, takes participants deeper into the philosophy and certifies them to present mini-workshops in Kingian Nonviolence. This training is traditionally conducted as a week-long training from Monday to Friday, but can also be held over two consecutive weekends.|
|Level I Kingian Certification|
|This intensive training is typically held over two consecutive weeks as a residential training, and certifies participants as Level I Kingian Nonviolence trainers, allowing them to co-facilitate a two-day introductory workshop in Kingian Nonviolence. This is a highly intensive and transformational training. The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island conducts Level I and Level II certifications each summer. Check them out here.|
East Point Peace Academy is constantly working to create new workshops that goes deeper into the philosophy of Kingian Nonviolence. Please continue to check our website for updates.