Diving Deeper: a Nonviolence Weekend Training

  • Start: February 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 pm
  • End: February 25th, 2018 at 12:00 pm
  • Neahtawanta Inn

The Meta Peace Team is coming back,
this time for a weekend training!

Please join us!

Major components of the basic training
- Techniques apply to interpersonal, and group conflicts as well as what to do when you’re by yourself and you come upon someone being harassed (bystander intervention)
- Stories of empowerment, from one-on-one conflict situations to local and international peace teams
- Understanding the sacred interconnectedness of all things: The theoretical and spiritual basis of nonviolence
- Uncovering the hidden roots of violence
- Reviewing the theory and practice of communication skills: Active Listening, “I” messages; and the CLARA technique
- Experience the power of working in teams
- Mechanisms for social change
- Reviewing the cycle of violence, cultural and racial sensitivity, and the reality of power & privilege
- Skills for deescalating potentially-violent situations
- Direct practice through role plays, quick decision exercises, and “hassle lines”
- Moving forward: Where do you want to go from here?