Other Organizations Providing Kingian Nonviolence Trainings

East Point Peace Academy is part of a growing movement of organizations providing Kingian Nonviolence Trainings.  Check out some of our friends below.

Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at URI conducts annual Level I & Level II certification trainings in Kingian Nonviolence each summer.  While other organizations have hosted certification trainings, URI provides the only annual opportunity to become a certified trainer.

Abel’s Community Services, Inc.
Tampa, Florida

Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training
Chicago, IL

Center for Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation
Rockford, IL

Connecticut Center for Nonviolence
Hartford, Connecticut

Institute for Human Rights & Responsibilities
Galeno, OH

Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence
Providence, RI

The King Center
Atlanta, GA

Nonviolence Legacy Project
Tucson, Arizona

More Organizations Providing Nonviolence & Related Trainings

Ayni Institute


International Center on Nonviolence Conflict
In addition to online webinars and presentations, ICNC hosts the annual Fletcher Summer Institute for international activists.

James Lawson Institute
Seminars and workshops on nonviolent civil resistance in the tradition of the Rev. James Lawson. 

Metta Center for Nonviolence
Located in California, provides trainings mostly in Northern California in various aspects of nonviolence, including unarmed peacekeeping, the work of Gandhi and more.  Their website is also a great resource for all things nonviolence.

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
Located in Rochester, NY, provides many workshops locally in Rochester.

Pace e Bene
Provides workshops globally in various aspects of nonviolence.  Over 250,000 have attended their workshops worldwide.

Training for Change
Provides trainings nationally around organizing, undoing oppression, and many trainings geared towards other trainers.

Other Nonviolence Curricula

Nonviolent Communication
Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a technique developed by Marshall Rosenberg, and is a skill-based strategy that helps individuals resolve interpersonal conflicts in a peaceful manner.  The Center for Nonviolent Communication offers trainings all over the world, and Bay NVC conducts trainings in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The website also has some great information, including free resources.

Alternatives to Violence Project
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) began in 1975 as a collaboration between inmates in New York’s Green Haven Prison and the local Quaker community.  They have a large network of community and inmate trainers, and conducts workshops in prisons, county jails, schools and community centers around the world.  Check out AVP USA and AVP International for more.