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Nuru and the Little Park

This story by Rivera Sun is part of a 5-story series on climate solutions commissioned by Metta Center for Nonviolence. Find out more, watch an animated film, and find a lesson plan for students ages 11-18 here. A worthless patch of wasteland. That’s what the developers called it. They promised to transform the empty lot […]

Nonviolence News: For the Love of the Ch...

June 29th, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: In this week’s Nonviolence News, Europeans are rising up for climate justice. Pashtuns are protesting Pakistan’s war crimes. Czechs are demonstrating against their prime minister. In the United States, reports on the horrific conditions in migrant detention centers – particularly for children – have millions in an uproar. New York City […]

Nonviolence News: The Student Climate St...

Nonviolence News: June 1, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: Often times, we ask ourselves: are we really making a difference? Does nonviolence “work”? Did anything actually change? The short – and long – answer is YES! In this week’s Nonviolence News, several stories highlight both small and significant changes that have come about because […]

The Century of Nonviolence & Two Dictato

Nonviolence News: April 7-13, 2019 Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun:  This week’s Nonviolence News is celebrating how Algeria and Sudan toppled their dictators amidst massive protests. In Sudan, “The Woman in White” captured worldwide media attention . . . but their movement isn’t over yet. Pro-democracy organizers are pushing for an immediate democratic transition rather than the military […]