In the spring of 2006, Joe took the training of trainers course in Kingian Nonviolence at the
for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence
in Providence, RI.
Since taking the course, he has presented trainings for various groups
of adults and youths. In 2006, Joe worked with the Institute and
other nonviolence trainers to develop a 6-week refresher training in
nonviolence for inner-city youth in the Pawtucket, RI school system.
For the course of six weeks, Joe and other trainers from the Institute
spent one day a week in the schools working with youth on nonviolence,
active listening skills and study into the Six Steps and Six Principles
of Nonviolence as taught by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Since this training, Joe has continued to explore nonviolence as a way
of life and an agent for social change. He has expanded his skills
to include other curriculums on Nonviolence including the
materials from Pace e Bene. Joe
integrates the principles of Gandhi and King with Marshall Rosenberg's
process of Nonviolent Communication to create a curriculum in
nonviolence that is suitable for any audience.
Whether you goal is to end violence in your community or teach youth
about the value and power of Nonviolence, Joe is available to present
workshops and talks as well as facilitating discussions on nonviolence.
Feel free to contact him if you would like to discuss bringing
nonviolence to your social change efforts.