The art and science of the non-violent response

Posted on July 10, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun

A virtual event on fostering peaceful and respectful relationships, with two authorities on non-violent resolution, will be presented by the Praxis Peace Institute on Friday, July 23, at 4.p.m.

Featured speakers will be Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook.

Nagler is the president and founder of the Metta Center for Non-Violence in Petaluma, and is a respected advocate of non-violence worldwide. He founded the Peace and Conflict Studies program at UC Berkeley, an dhas written several books, including The Non-violence Handbook, and The Search for a Non-Violent Future

Stephanie Van Hook is executive director of the Metta Center for Non-violence, which offers certificates in Non-Violence Studies, Non-Violence retreats, a Non-Violence crash course for teachers, and other very relevant programs for fostering peaceful and respectful relationships.

A Zoom link will be sent upon registration.Tickets: $20 general and $15 for Praxis Members.

More from Praxis:

Founder Georgia Kelly will facilitate the workshop on Communication, Conflict, Ground Rules, and Boundaries on Friday, July 30. 

“After discussing Violence in America and Non-Violent Strategies, the timing for a workshop in Conflict Transformation seems right,” says Kelly, who has aught workshops in communication and conflict transformation for other nonprofit organizations, churches,  Esalen Institute in Big Sur, and for Praxis Peace Institute.

$60 for Praxis members ($70 for non-members) Register Here:


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