Nonviolence Working Group Minutes 12/14/2011
Nonviolence Working Group Meeting Notes
- Two-Day Training
- General conversation about nonviolence at Occupy Phoenix, needs, goals, etc.
- Definition of Nonviolence
Looking for a location to host Two-Day Kingian Nonviolence workshop, preferably for January 14-15. Potentials include:
- Church of Hope
- One Voice (Tips will contact them)
- City Council
- PBS 8
- Other Churches, etc.
Future Trainings at Occupy Phoenix:
- Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Nick will call contact
- More Kingian Nonviolence workshops, will focus on specific topics and situations that have occurred: Nick will follow up with Carly and Ernesto
- New names for the trainings: “Skillful Communication Tactics” and “Peace Warrior Training”
Definition of Nonviolence:
- Will continue dialogue online
- May want to reach out to other online groups for input
- Draft first statement: “Nonviolence is a creative force for resolving conflicts and bringing about social change that utilizes the power of love and respect.”
- Start a Facebook group
- Conversation on how to deal with violence online; perhaps outreach for Skillful Communication and Peace Warrior Trainings could be done online in FB threads
- Setting next meeting time, Tuesday at 6:30pm proposed.