How I learned to debunk common misperceptions of nonviolence

    Only through education and intense training did I discover the rich and often untold history of successful nonviolent movements.

    Campaign Nonviolence, a project of Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, is working for a new culture of nonviolence by connecting the issues to end war, poverty, racism and environmental destruction. We organize The Nonviolent Cities Project and the annual Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions.

    Waging Nonviolence partners with other organizations and publishes their work.

      The choice for global nonviolence is sharper than ever

      April 7, 2020

      In the midst of the enormous suffering and upheaval that the pandemic is wreaking everywhere, a global course correction is beckoning.

        Let’s go all in on nationwide sheltering in place

        March 24, 2020

        Here are six ideas for how to mobilize the entire nation to shelter in place to stop the coronavirus in its tracks and protect the most vulnerable.

          Love in the time of coronavirus

          March 16, 2020

          Now more than ever nonviolent energy is urgently required to respond to the world of hurt that the COVID-19 tsunami is leaving in its wake.

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            ‘Begin with the children’ — How one Chicago native spreads peace from schools to jails

            January 29, 2020

            Using a curriculum he created, Henry Cervantes and his team have taught nonviolence to thousands of students and incarcerated young men in Chicago.

              Dr. King’s total nonviolence

              January 20, 2020

              Martin Luther King calls for nonviolence as the solution to every issue facing us today: climate change, poverty, corruption and more.

                A Christmas arrest for climate justice

                December 25, 2019

                Rev. John Dear and many others were arrested for Fire Drill Fridays on Dec 20. John reflects on the arrest and the nonviolence of Jesus for this Christmas.

                  My morning of peace at Stateville Correctional Center

                  December 10, 2019

                  After meeting inmates studying nonviolence, I’m convinced we need them back in their communities to nurture and guide their children and those of their neighbors.

                    Hope, fidelity and persistence: John Dear’s speech at the Twin Cities NV March

                    September 26, 2019

                    We stand on the brink of global destruction, called to choose nonviolence, justice, disarmament and peace.

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