Nonviolence Courses with the Metta Center

    Metta offers an online classroom for learning the principles and deepening the practice of nonviolence.

    We provide educational resources on the safe and effective use of nonviolence, with the recognition that it’s not about putting the right person in power but awakening the right kind of power in people. We advance a higher image of humankind while empowering people to explore the question: How does nonviolence work, and how can I actively contribute to a happier, more peaceful society?

    Waging Nonviolence partners with other organizations and publishes their work.

      Sudan and Supporting Nonviolence

      April 17, 2019

      Following breaking news of recent nonviolent victories in Sudan, we speak with nonviolent conflict analyst Stephen Zunes, and Sudanese activists Mubarak ElAmin and Bakri Ali.

        Memorial for a Martyr

        April 5, 2019

        If we want to honor Dr. King’s memory, we need to carry on the work he began, which means uplifting the human image.

          NV Radio: Why does the News Matter?

          April 2, 2019

          Rivera Sun, author, activist, and editor of Nonviolence News, joins us to talk about the power and potential of sharing nonviolence news stories from around the world and gives insight into how we can all get involved in sharing the good news! In part two of the show, Michael Nagler offers his in-depth feature The Nonviolence…

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