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- Alternatives to Violence Project: Empowering people to lead nonviolent lives through affirmation, respect for all, community building, cooperation, and trust. Provides a history, publications available and workshop information.
- Anathoth Community Farm: Intentional community in Luck, Wisconsin focused on sustainability, peace, justice, and social change. Events, contact information, and related links.
- Australia Tibet Council - Why Non-Violence?: Australia Tibet Council article on the Tibetan's struggle for peaceful liberation. Read the Dalai Lama's views on non-violence.
- Center for Nonviolent Communication: Global organization helping people compassionately connect with one another through Nonviolent Communication, a process created by Marshall B Rosenberg, PhD. Training events, resources, program background, and contact information.
- Center for the Advancement of Nonviolence: Los Angeles based non-profit `group` working to build a culture of nonviolence and peace through education, research, advocacy, and institutional transformation. Calendar of events, discussion groups, action alerts, suggested reading, and volunteer opportunities.
- Deep Humanity Institute: Creates workshops in community building, peacemaking and personal development in schools, workplace, and community environments. Provides a brief overview, founders' biographies, and programs offered.
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) - Humanitarian Assistance Programs: A nonprofit organization committed to relieving human suffering and breaking the cycle of violence. Provides an overview, iniatives, and training information. Provides related links and post 9-11 work.
- Fellowship of Reconciliation: Sponsors conferences to educate and train nonviolent protestors. Opinion articles, `group` background, program and event descriptions, related links.
- Flagstaff Center for Compassionate Communication: Teaches the process of Nonviolent Communication, which strengthens the ability of people to connect compassionately with themselves and others, share resources, and resolve conflicts. Includes training and retreat schedule, newsletter, and contact information.
- Gandhi Memorial Center: Headquarters of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Foundation, Inc. Provides resources for the study of the life and philosophy of the man, including a library, material for loan to exhibits, and a one year correspondence course. Located on the grounds of the Self-Revelation Church, Washington DC.
- Global Renaissance Alliance: Working to harness the power of nonviolence through prayer, meditation, and deep personal sharing. Articles, events, discussion forum, resources, and ways to become involved.
- Helen's War - Portrait of a Dissident, a film by Anna Broinowski.: Dedicated to the documentary film 'Helen's War- Portrait of a Dissident'. Features the life of Australian anti-nuclear campaigner, Dr Helen Caldicott.
- International Center on Nonviolent Conflict: Advocates and promotes the use of nonviolent means to wage social and political conflict.
- Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education (INNATE): Umbrella `group` to support groups and individuals exploring nonviolent approaches to conflict issues. Operates mainly in Northern Ireland, with a particular concentration in Belfast and associated groups in Belfast, Derry, Cork and Dublin. Includes background, news, and resources.
- Karuna Center for Peacebuilding: Offers training programs in conflict prevention, transformation and management, with a special focus on inter-communal dialogue and reconciliation. Goals, newsletter, publications, and programs.
- Listening Project: Rural Southern Voice for Peace: Organizing tool for nonviolent social change, especially useful in communities where conflict and disempowerment weakens efforts toward community development, justice, peace, or protecting the environment. Background, process, and application for training.
- M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence: Mission is to promote and apply the principles of nonviolence locally, nationally, and globally, to prevent violence and resolve personal and public conflicts through research, education, and programming. Articles, programs, audio clips, and resources.
- Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace: Aims to share knowledge of Mahatma Gandhi's beliefs and philosophies. Includes a portal linking to nonviolence related sites.
- Medical Association for Prevention of War, MAPW Australia: Australian affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). Find newsletter, calendar, and current actions.
- Middleway - Compassionate Engagement for Peace in Society: In the process of being registered as a Not for Profit Organization in Israel. Will support, promote, and extend peace activities in the region and abroad, working towards reconciliation. Silent walk information, programs, and press coverage.
- Milarepa Fund: A non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of universal compassion and nonviolence, as well as freedom and independence of Tibet. Contains mission statement, information on membership, and contact information.
- Moviment Graffitti: Active against exploitation and / or oppression of people, environment and animals. Includes a mailing list, news, events, and contact information.
- New York Metropolitan Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-Violence: Dedicated to King and his vision of a "Beloved Community" free of racism, violence, and poverty. Operates charter school, leadership workshops, and outreach programs that utilize Dr. King's philosophy and methodologies. Mission, programs, and mailing lists.
- Nonviolence International: International `group` encouraging nonviolent methods to bring about changes reflecting the values of justice and human development.
- Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication: Non-profit `group` provides resources for learning and practicing nonviolent communication and conflict resolution skills through educational events, community-building, and support. Includes news, workshop schedule, and presenter profiles.
- Peace Learning Center: A proactive force for transformation and positive change in the community through holistic peace education initiatives that enhance respect for self, others, and the environment.
- People's NonViolent Response Coalition: After the events of September 11, 2001. Progressive activists in the 9th Congessional District of California, following the courageous leadership of their Congresswoman Barbara Lee, gathered at a Strategy Meeting in an attempt to unify as a body and build consensus around Principles of Unity.
- Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission: Facilitates growth toward justice and peace in themselves and others in the Pikes Peak community by providing alternative sources of information, facilitating formative experiences, and encouraging prophetic witness. Includes calendar of workshops and events, volunteer opportunities, and membership information.
- Resource Center for Nonviolence: Promoting nonviolent social change locally and internationally. Based in Santa Cruz county, California.
- SCRIP: Students and Clinicians for the Relief of the Iraqi People: Resource for those concerned about the suffering that sanctions inflict on innocent Iraqi civilians. Intended specifically to mobilize students and professionals involved in the Allied Health Sciences. Information, suggestions for activism, and links to related sites.
- School of the Americas Watch/North East: Dedicated to closing the US Army's SOA at Fort Benning, Georgia through non violent activism. Tax dollars support this school training Latin American military personnel cited in human rights violations.
- Scottish Centre for Nonviolence: Promotes nonviolence alternatives for resolving conflict. Offers a Msc module, workshops and courses.
- Season for Nonviolence: Creates an awareness of nonviolent principles and practice through education and community action. Includes an overview and history, calendar of events, links to other communities with chapters, and Peace Walk information, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
- Students for Peace and Humanity: Group at Stony Brook University dedicated to raising awareness of humanitarian crisis and to promoting nonviolence through lectures, discussions, protests, and charity. Meetings and events calendar, projects, and ways to get involved.
- The Albert Einstein Institution: Nonprofit organization advancing the study and use of strategic nonviolent action in conflicts throughout the world. Downloadable manuals and pamphlets in English, Spanish and Farsi.
- The Forgiveness Project: Grassroots organisation working in conflict resolution, reconciliation and victim support. Features stories of forgiveness, news, and community involvement.
- The Peace Center: Non-violent Conflict Resolution: Works for community peace and social justice. Provides a list of programs in the community, links to resources, and associated local organizations and events. Based in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
- The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation: A `resource` for people committed to spreading kindness. Freely provides a wide variety of materials, including activity ideas, lesson plans, project plans, teacher's guide, project planning guide, publicity guide, and workplace resources.
- VoxPax: Coalition of peace advocates, diplomatic service agencies, religious and social organizations committed to the attainment of peace through nonviolent means. Information about the organization, peace rallies, and membership.
- World Peace Events Calendar: Calendar of events for world peace and inner peace. Find actions in Australia and the rest of the world, with maps and directions.
- World Peace Society of Australia: Group focusing on non-violence and inner peace for lasting world peace. Find peace education material for schools, alternative US presidential election, art, and poetry for peace.