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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
16 Hours
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.
Kingian/Gandhian Nonviolence
16 Hours
Conducted in conjunction with Chris Moore-Backman from the Chico Peace & Justice Center, this workshop will explore some of the basic concepts and strategies used by Mahatma Gandhi in his movement to free India from British rule, as well as that of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement of the US.
Advanced Kingian Training
40 Hours
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.
Conflict De-Escalation Training
8 Hours
Based on the types and levels of conflict presented in the Kingian Nonviolence training, participants will practice identifying various forms of conflict, analyzing it, and identifying and practicing various tactics to de-escalate conflicts between individuals.  This is a one-day workshop.
Level I Kingian Certification
100+ Hours
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.
Custom Trainings
Whether you are an activist organization trying to figure out how to make your campaigns more effective, a teacher trying to bring in a peaceful culture in your school, or a community leader wanting to offer your community members skills in conflict reconciliation, we can custom tailer our workshop to meet your needs.  We can offer workshops and presentations as short or long as you need.  Please get in touch with us if you are interested.

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.