Hartford Church and CT Center for Non-Violence to Offer Training

Two Hartford organizations join to offer Kingian non-violence training workshop.

Hartford, CT, November 02, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence, in conjunction with Asylum Hill Congregational Church, will be presenting a multi-day workshop on Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training, November 13, 14 & 16.

This three-day workshop teaches the Six Principles of Nonviolence, developed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as basic concepts, strategies and tools that individuals and communities can use to address conflict without resorting to violence. “The training provides a framework for conflict reconciliation management and mediation that can be applied to all areas of conflict in daily life,” according to John Joyce, one of the organizers of the event.

Participants will learn to analyze and identify different forms of conflict; study the Six Principles and Six Steps of Nonviolence; gain a historical perspective on significant nonviolence campaigns that changed laws in the United States; and develop cooperative problem solving strategies needed to improve the community environment by decreasing tension and hostility.

The workshops will be held on Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 9pm and on Saturday, November 16 from 9am to 4pm at Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Avenue in Hartford. The cost is $50. For more information call John Joyce at 860-539-4599.
Asylum Hill Congregational Church
Rhonda Mitchell