Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation is a transformative philosophy and training methodology created out of the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by some of his closest allies. These trainings have supported thousands of people and movements throughout the world understand the depth of the philosophy of nonviolence.
Through role-plays, small group activities, readings and presentations, we will explore: common myths of nonviolence and peace, an analysis of the different types and levels of conflict, and the principles of Kingian Nonviolence
Whether you are an organizer working for social change, a teacher trying to change the culture of your school or simply an individual trying to deal with the conflicts in your personal life, each person will walk away from our workshops with new skills and a new perspective.
Trainer: Kazu Haga
Born in Japan, Kazu (he/him) has been engaged in social change work since participating in the Interfaith Pilgrimage of the Middle Passage at the age of 17. He would go onto spend one-year living in Buddhist monasteries throughout South Asia studying the relationship between nonviolence and Buddhist dharma. He has over 20 years of experience in nonviolence, restorative justice, trainings and organizing and has been trained by elders such as Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Rev. James Lawson.
He spent over 10 years working in social justice philanthropy while being directly involved in many movements. He has been a Kingian Nonviolence trainers since 2009, is a Core Member of the Ahimsa Collective and is the author of Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm.
THE SESSIONS IN THIS SERIES BUILD ON ONE ANOTHER, SO PARTICIPANTS ARE ASKED AND EXPECTED TO ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS.
THIS EVENT IS OFFERED ON A GIFT ECONOMY BASIS. NO FEE IS REQUESTED, BUT DONATIONS TO EAST POINT PEACE ACADEMY IN SUPPORT OF OUR FACILITATORS ARE INVITED.
This event will happen virtually using the Zoom online conferencing platform. If you are not familiar with this platform, click here for instructions.
Sunday, April 24, 2022 @ 10AM-12PM PT