The MLK in Simsbury Committee
The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence
(A Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute)
A Two-Day Introduction to
First Church of Christ Simsbury
689 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Friday, January 25 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, January 26 9 am - 5 pm
Learn how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other Civil Rights
leaders understood the dynamics of conflict, creating personal and
social reconciliation. Using a variety of techniques we will explore
Dr. King's philosophy and methodology.
- Six Principles of Nonviolence
- Six Steps of Nonviolence
- Types and levels of conflict
- Dynamics of conflict
- Sources of Martin Luther King's eclectic philosophy
- Application of Nonviolence in King's campaigns
Nonviolent principles and techniques continue to be relevant to
anyone managing conflict today: social workers, teachers, police
officials, students, clergy, community organizers, business leaders,
political leaders, and anyone working with young people and
Victoria Christgau, Certified Kingian Nonviolence
trainer, Founder of the annual Dr. King Commemoration of
Litchfield County (in its 17th year), and Founder/Director of the
CT Center for Nonviolence, A Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute in
cooperation with Dr. Bernard LaFayette.
Pam McDonald, Certified in Kingian Nonviolence Conflict
Reconciliation by the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at
the University of Rhode Island, Researcher of Dr. King's early
experiences in Simsbury, Peace Educator, and Librarian at
- $60 fee includes 48-page study booklet.
- No one turned way for lack of funds.
- Bring a bag lunch, beverages provided.
- Register by January 10
To download a flyer, click=> here
|Questions? Please call Pam McDonald 860-658-4543 or
Victoria Christgau 860-567-3441