• 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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  • Meeting of Peace and Justice

    A statewide meeting of Massachusetts peace and justice groups convened on Saturday, February 3, at First Unitarian Church in Worcester. More than 50 people attended the collaborative gathering, including Center board...

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We Grow Into Courage 


John Dear Book Tour

In his landmark work They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, author, activist, and Nobel peace prize nominee Father John Dear connects the way of active nonviolence with solidarity with Creation, and shows how our global epidemic of violence and war could only lead to catastrophic climate change.


Thursday, March 15 
7:30-9:00 p.m.
Assumption College
Tsotsis Family Academic Center Ballroom

Stories of Worcester Women Peacemakers

Whether it’s ending slavery, war, or expanding civil rights, women have often led the way in realizing social change nonviolently. Holy Cross Sociology professor Selina Gallo-Cruz provides local examples at our next Social Justice Happy Hour. 


Thursday, March 15
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Sahara Restaurant
143 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Free appetizers and plenty of opportunity to network with area educators interested in peace education. Come join us and bring a friend!

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