Principles, Practices and ApplicationsSaturday, January 26,9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Comstock Room, Runyan Center
This one-day workshop will be facilitated by certified nonviolence trainers and international practitioners from The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island. It will introduce participants to the principles and practices of conflict reconciliation and methods for nonviolent social change inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. These strategies are applicable for achieving issues of social, economic and environmental justice, and are relevant to current challenges of violence in the U.S. and around the world. Kingian nonviolence provides a framework for improving community & police relations in addressing issues of injustice and inequality. It will also help participants develop possible applications for nonviolent responses to conflict in their personal and professional experiences.This interactive workshop will include multimedia presentations and handouts. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. To register https://goo.gl/forms/hTM7kL4KSPhSuYkb2 Limited spots are available.