Join authors and activist-organizers Kazu Haga (author of Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm) and Chris Moore-Backman (author of The Gandhian Iceberg: A Nonviolent Manifesto for the Age of the Great Turning) as they dialog about the role and relevance of nonviolence in the tumultuous and pivotal year of 2020.
Kazu Haga, founder and member of the core team of East Point Peace Academy, has over 20 years of experience in nonviolence, restorative justice, training, and organizing. He has been trained by movement elders such as Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Rev. James Lawson. Kazu spent over ten years working in social justice philanthropy while being directly involved in many social movements, from the Global Justice Movement of the late 1990s to Occupy Oakland. He has been a Kingian Nonviolence trainer since 2009, is a Core Member of the Ahimsa Collective, and is the author of Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm.
Chris Moore-Backman, also a member of the core team of East Point Peace Academy, is author of The Gandhian Iceberg: A Nonviolence Manifesto for the Age of the Great Turning. Chris produced "Bringing Down the New Jim Crow," a radio documentary series examining the movement to end the U.S. system of mass incarceration. He has worked with a variety of human rights, peace, and social justice organizations and has served on international peace teams in Colombia and Palestine.
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