Thursday, January 18
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.