You are invited to participate in a global conversation with Kit Miller, Executive Director of the Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

Recognizing the need for support that is needed at this time, Kit Miller and myself (Thomas Stokell) are hosting a series of conversations facilitated online via gotowebinar so that anyone can join from anywhere in the world.

Why have this conversation series?

I am concerned for our society and our world. I am concerned that there is still far too much violence in our world, in our communities, and in ourselves. I am concerned about the consequences of some of the decisions that our elected officials might make.

I was fortunate enough to be in Washington DC with Kit Miller on November 10th and 11th at a time when I was feeling particularly concerned. Being a practitioner and leader of nonviolence for more than 22 years, Kit has so much wisdom to share with us.

Kit is a joy to talk with, bringing lightness with depth, and is both a stirrer of discomfort and a comfort bringer. I’m sure you’ll also enjoy hearing what Kit has to share and joining in on the conversation as well.

Format:

The webinar will be 60 minutes and will start with 20 minutes of Kit sharing on the topic of the day, followed by 40 minutes of Q and A.

We’ll be using a webinar software which will enable you to type in questions and/or put your hand up to speak to Kit and the group.

When:

Saturdays 1pm ET, USA.

10 week series starting Saturday November 19th (with a break on New Years eve).

You can drop in during the series – attend one, attend three, attend five and a half! There’s no commitment to attend them all.

Topics

The series will explore both the internal and external conflicts we experience. It will cover a range of topics from transforming suffering, to running groups with high degrees of trust, creativity, and effectiveness.

Cost

There is no charge for attending the webinar, however, we would welcome any donations that you’d like to make to continue the work that Kit and her amazing colleagues are doing at the M.K Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

Who

This conversation is facilitated by Thomas Stokell and featuring Kit Miller.

Kit Miller has served as the director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence since 2009. Her prior position was as director/celebrator of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication in Oakland, California. Kit has been learning about and organizing for nonviolence for the past 23 years in a variety of capacities. She draws on Gandhian and Kingian nonviolence, as well as nonviolent communication, the Work that reconnects and permaculture for direction and daily practice in her life and work. In addition to leading the Institute and teaching nonviolence, she works on community projects related to restorative justice, sustainability and race as applications of nonviolence in Rochester. Kit co-leads nonviolence retreats each year in various sites around the world. She has 3 children and is grateful to have been happily married for 25 years to her husband David.

Thomas Stokell serves on the board of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. A student of nonviolence, passionate about doing as much as he can with the time he has to help make our world a more peaceful and loving place. Thomas is also the founder of Love to Ride – an organization that works around the world to encourage more people to realize the benefits riding a bike can bring people, communities, and our planet. Originally from New Zealand, now living in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

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