& King Season for Nonviolence Programs & Activities
of Activities during SNV 2001
are available for you to create similar programs
Obtain endorsement of City and/or State
officials to proclaim January 30 – April 4, 2002 as A Season for
Contact Radio Stations to air Public Service Announcements to run daily throughout the Season “ 64 Ways and Days to Practice Nonviolence”. Seek support from local Radio Celebrity to endorse A Season for Nonviolence.
Table - Community Potluck honoring individuals working for peace in
daily life living nonviolent choices and action.
a Peace Tree in community park , community center, school or business
environment as part of meditation garden.
Run / Walk to commemorate those who choose nonviolent action as the
pathway to peace. End with closing activities, e.g. meditation,
sharing visions for peace, songs, ceremony, prayers for peace, musical
Two day youth summit to introduce teens
to Gandhi’s principles of nonviolence as the avenue to identify and
change their own violent thoughts, beliefs, behaviors and
actions. Celebrity speakers, experiential workshops and crisis
providers with exhibit booths on teen violence issues.
school program conducted by teacher, to provide focus for children to
become aware of consequences of their moment to moment choices,
highlighting attributes of friendship, compassion, generosity and
responsibility. Using 64 Ways to Practice Nonviolence Poster,
encourages a step by step path for nonviolent action.
with youth organization such as Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, Girl
Scouts, to create a Children’s Art Festival or Project Peace Cloth to
be made on site during the Season and presented for display at City
Hall or community center at the end of Season.
Invitation to different religious leaders
to speak on philosophies of spiritual values and human rights.
Opportunity to dialogue for peace. Observation Day for the
Interfaith Call for Universal Religious Freedom and Human Rights.
of Peace Altar with SNV information and candles for prayer and
a Peace Hero from the community who exemplifies nonviolence in action.
Candlelight Prayer Vigil. Call for peace among all people with world peace readings and candlelighting ceremony to show intention to practice nonviolent action in daily life.
Offer workshops on Nonviolent
Communication Training by inviting Trainer to facilitate groups or
organizations. Bring in speakers on nonviolent, Arun Gandhi,
Martin Luther King. Jr. associates.
ForgivenessWorks Programs with Dr. Gerald Jampolsky and Diane
Cirincione, by creating community projects such as Forgiveness Gardens
or park, creating a forgiveness weekend for the community, contribute
to Forgiveness Story Collection. RESOURCES ARE AVIALABLE.