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Naropa Beloved Community Workshop with Kazu Haga – FREE Virtual Zoom Event
October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Please Note: the Zoom link for the workshop will be emailed to you prior to the event.
Naropa Beloved Community Week Workshop
“Fierce Vulnerability: Healing and Resistance in the 21st Century”
with Kazu Haga, Founder, East Point Peace Academy
— Free Virtual Zoom Event —
Friday, October 15, 2021
4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Kazu Haga is the founder of the East Point Peace Academy, a core member of the Ahimsa collective and the Yet-To-Be-Named Network and author of Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm. Having received training from elders including Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Rev. James Lawson and Dr. Joanna Macy, he is a practitioner, trainer and teacher of nonviolence, restorative justice, organizing and mindfulness and works with incarcerated people, youth, and activists from around the country.
He has over 20 years of experience in nonviolence and social change work, and has been an active trainer since 2000. He resides in Oakland, California.
In Healing Resistance, leading Kingian Nonviolence trainer Kazu Haga blazingly reclaims the energy and assertiveness of nonviolent practice (utilized by the Women’s March and Black Lives Matter), and proves that nonviolent civil resistance remains the most effective strategy for social change in hostile times. With more than 20 years of experience practicing and teaching Kingian Nonviolence, Haga offers us the practical approach to societal conflict first begun by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement, which has been developed into a fully workable, step-by-step training and deeply transformative philosophy. Kingian Nonviolence takes on the timely issues of endless protest and activist burnout, and presents tried-and-tested strategies for staying resilient, creating equity, and restoring peace.
What is Kingian Nonviolence
Nonviolence was once considered the highest form of activism and radical change. And yet its basic truth, its restorative power, has been forgotten. Kingian Nonviolence is a philosophy of nonviolent conflict reconciliation in the tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and the organizing strategies of the Civil Rights Movement. It is a holistic view of conflict that includes the study and analysis of conflict (how to understand conflict), the principles of nonviolence (how to transform conflict), and the steps of nonviolence (how to engage with conflict).
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