De-Normalizing Hidden Violence in Daily Life
- Forms of violence.
- Where violence occurs.
- Theoretical framework and project for comprehensive change.
- Building a CAN (Community for Active Nonviolence).
Nonviolent Change is Possible
- Project purpose.
- External change: replacing competitive rules with cooperative rules.
- Internal change: converting a negative/violent point of view into a positive/nonviolent point of view.
- Active nonviolence: going in the back door.
Seeing Things Positively
- Our deep aspirations lead to a positive vision of the world, internal and external.
- Sharing our vision.
- Direct communication and active listening.
- Teamwork for launching the change – triad and core team
Changing Our Institutions – Seeing the Positive on the Institutional Level
- Strengthening the positive: cooperative rules; affection, participation, and meaning; the active nonviolent approach to change.
- Steps for forming a CAN.
- Active listening.
- Nonviolent conflict resolution.
Changing Our Institutions – Seeing the Positive on the Institutional Level (II)
- Making our work meaningful – projects for real change: from charity to social development.
- Cooperative rules: games.
- Fulfilling the need for participation through the Cooperative Assembly: representatives of all sectors participate in decision-making.
- Key aspects of a nonviolent institution: direct communication; respect for others; shared reflection.
- Sharing the vision: developing a common vision of the ideal institution and community.
Changing Ourselves – Seeing the Positive on the Personal Level (I)
- Seeing the past as positive by reconciling with ourselves and others.
- Seeing the present as positive by finding a deep sense of peace inside us.
- Seeing the present as positive: Experience of Peace.
- Criticizing and reconciling – exercise.
- Three pathways of suffering and the process of nonviolent change.
Changing Ourselves – Seeing the Positive on the Personal Level (II)
- Seeing the present as positive in our internal world: converting tense images.
- Seeing the future as positive: guided experiences.
- Free-flowing images.
- The positive autobiography.
- Guided Experience: The Rescue (document)
Changing Our Society – Seeing the Positive on the Social Level (I)
- Building cooperative and nonviolent communities. Forming alliances with positive organizations.
- Steps in developing a Network Center. Functions and activities.
- De-normalizing violence on the social level: The Story of Stuff (video)
- Nonviolent social action – examples: The World March for Peace and Nonviolence. International Conference on Humanizing Education.
Changing Our Society – Seeing the Positive on the Social Level (II)
- Working with families: dialog and active listening.
- Helping families participate in institutional decision-making.
- Equal opportunities: leveling the playing field with active nonviolence.
- Caring and nonviolent times and spaces in the community.
- Network Centers: main function as Active Nonviolence Training Centers.
- Nonviolent Families – a course for parents.
- Nonviolent Cities