Category: Newsletter

Setbacks Into Victories: Newsletter

Last Friday was the 125th anniversary of the fateful night, June 8, 1893, when Mohandas K. Gandhi, a then-fledgling lawyer, was thrown off a train to Pretoria at Pietermaritzburg for traveling in a first-class carriage reserved for “whites.”
How did G…

Setbacks Into Victories: Newsletter

Last Friday was the 125th anniversary of the fateful night, June 8, 1893, when Mohandas K. Gandhi, a then-fledgling lawyer, was thrown off a train to Pretoria at Pietermaritzburg for traveling in a first-class carriage reserved for “whites.”
How did G…

It’s About Liberation: Newsletter

The very foundation of yoga is nonviolence, as we note in our latest newsletter. And yet, where is the nonviolence in all the yoga-ish ads and selfies we see out there? Largely missing.
We’re folding yoga-based practices into our Certificate in …

Moms Are Vital to Peacemaking: Newlsetter

Taylor Anderson-Stevenson, our Partnership Catalyst and a mother, writes in her introduction to our latest newsletter:
This past Sunday, many of us celebrated Mother’s Day. It’s the one day of the year that women are recognized for giving birth, raisi…

Interconnectedness Is Our Safety: Newsletter

It has been an incredible couple of weeks in nonviolence, most notably with the reconciliation of North and South Korea, and the promise of transforming the demilitarized zone (DMZ) into a peace park, sealed with the planting of a peace pine. Doesn&#8…

Embodying Peace: Newsletter

At the Metta Center, we place person power at the center of nonviolent change: If we lack inner peace, we can’t bring bring peace to our families and communities. Person power involves cultivating our personal well-being so that we can create th…

Youth Leadership: Newsletter

Our mission is to “help people practice nonviolence more safely and more effectively,” and there could not be a more propitious or critical time to do that.
For our latest newsletter, we discuss how youth are leading the way in waking up the US to ac…

Whole-Person Education: Newsletter

One thing’s for sure: there’s a deep need for whole-person education. The Metta Center aims for precisely this with our Certificate in Nonviolence Studies: program participants engage their minds, bodies, and spirits in the learning.
In th…

Whole-Person Education: Newsletter

One thing’s for sure: there’s a deep need for whole-person education. The Metta Center aims for precisely this with our Certificate in Nonviolence Studies: program participants engage their minds, bodies, and spirits in the learning.
In th…

What We Owe Life: Newsletter

On April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine shooting, high school students around the country are being called on by their peers to walk out of school and, some say, not return until assault rifles are banned. If you are one of them, get in touch wi…