• Peer Mediation Launch

    Peer mediation kicked off at Claremont Academy on Thursday, October 19 with some fun roleplay activities and a Q&A with our peer mediators!

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  • Peacemaking in Perilous Times

    The Center's event called Peacemaking in Perilous Times held on Friday, September 15 was a success. Here's a photo of our beautiful staff at the reception at First Unitarian Church.

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  • Straight Ahead Training

    The Center held its first staff training in Conflict Transformation and Mediation with Straight Ahead Ministries

    May 30 - June 20, 2017

    Worcester, MA 

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  • Civil Rights Readings

    Join the Center for Nonviolent solutions for "We Grow Into Courage."

    Wednesday, April 12, 5:30-7:00 pm

    Saxe Room - Worcester Public Library

    3 Salem Square, Worcester

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  • Solidarity Rally

    The Center for Nonviolent Solutions helped to support Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Worcester on January 31st.

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  • Worcester First Night

    On New Year's Eve, eight Worcester leaders reflected on strategies for building peace in 2017 at Community Voices of Peace, a First Night program held at the First Unitarian...

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Empowering Our Youth with Kingian Nonviolence


Join us for the first Social Justice Happy Hour of 2018.

Thursday, January 18
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Sahara Restaurant 
143 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 

Appetizers are on us. So come get inspired and network with other peace educators.

Background: Mr. Robert T. Jones is Associate Director of the Office of Multicultural Education and Director of the Multicultural Peer Education Program at the College of the Holy Cross. He was trained in Kingian nonviolence by noted civil rights activist Dr. Bernard Lafayette, and in 2002 became a senior trainer at the University of Rhode Island’s Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies Summer Institute https://web.uri.edu/nonviolence/.

From 2008-2011, Mr. Jones worked with Dr. Lafayette in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria teaching 20,000 freedom fighters Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s strategies and methods of nonviolence. Lafayette and Associates continues to work with the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony (FEHN) in Nigeria to this day.

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