Season of Nonviolence


A Season of Nonviolence runs from January 30– April 4. It was inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This 64 day educational, media and grass roots campaign was launched at the United Nations in 1998.

During the 64 day event, there are plenty of websites to search for activities at the local and state level include presentations, symposia on inter-faith and inter-racial healing; workshops, days of dialog, prayer and meditation, children’s theater, essay contests, artistic and cultural events, entertainers, authors, musicians.

Days 1-23   The focus is on personal change, and how we can be less violent and more compassionate with ourselves.

Days 24-46   The focuses is on interpersonal change, and how we can be at peace with each other.

Days 47-64   The focus is on the community, and taking a stand for truth by taking action that honors the dignity and worth of every human being.

Take a stand for peace by taking participating in the Season of Nonviolence.

For more information, look up Season of Nonviolence on the internet.

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