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AC.THA 104 - Transforming My Community: Using Kingian Nonviolence as a Framework for Social Change
AC.THA 104 - Transforming My Community: Using Kingian Nonviolence as a Framework for Social Change

Tue, Nov 01

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541 Water St (One City Office)

AC.THA 104 - Transforming My Community: Using Kingian Nonviolence as a Framework for Social Change

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most famous activists of the past 100 years. He used nonviolent direct action, adapted from people like Gandhi, to bring about major change in the United States. Do these techniques work today?

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Time & Location

Nov 01, 2022, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

541 Water St (One City Office), 541 Water St Peterborough ON

About The Event

EDIT: THIS IS NOW A TWO-PART WORKSHOP. THE NEW SCHEDULE IS:

November 1st 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

November 8th 3:30 to 6:30 PM

The location is 541 Water St. Peterborough (One City office)

Course Description

This workshop builds upon the courses Making Space to Hold Space, Nonviolent Communication Basics, and Listening Rather Than Force; however, there are no prerequisites for this course. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most famous activists of the past 100 years. He used nonviolent direct action, adapted from people like Gandhi, to bring about major change in the United States. Do these techniques work today? This workshop studies the principles and practices of Kingian Nonviolence, and imagines how they might be used to make change in our own communities.

This workshop is aimed at advocates, activists, volunteers, helping professionals, and anyone looking to make change in their community.

Objectives

  • Familiarize ourselves with the history of Kingian Nonviolence.
  • Learn the 6 principles of Kingian Nonviolence.
  • Learn the 6 practices or steps of Kingian Nonviolence.
  • Apply the principles and practices to an issue the learner feels called to address.

Dates

Attendance to all sessions is strongly recommended. Each session builds on the last.

November 1 2022 3:30-6:30 PM

November 8 2022 3:30-6:30 PM

Location One City Offices, 541 Water St.

Age

This course is 16+. If you are under 16 and interested in taking this course, please be in touch.

Facilitators

Christian Harvey

Tammy Kuehne

Cost

Gift economics is a different way of interacting with money and understanding what something is “worth.”  In a Gift model, goods and services are not sold as they are in a market model of economics.  Rather, they are given freely with no requirement of an exchange.  We believe that the lessons and teachings we give and receive in our workshops are priceless.

At the same time, we do have needs as an organization operating within the current economic and social structures.  Therefore, all participants in our community workshops are offered an opportunity to support our work.  No one is required to give, and no amount is considered too small or too large. (Adapted from East Point Peace Academy)

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  • LE.THA 104

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