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Recent Highlights with Education in Schools and in the Community
Fourth year of weekly programming for middle school students at Wilson Foundation Academy’s In-School Support (ISS) Room.
“Young Men at Peace” program at School #19 for 7th and 8th grade boys.
Weekly program on conflict resolution for long term suspended students at Rochester City School “I’m Ready.”
Workshops for 40 Rochester City School social studies teachers.
Programs, events, and workshops for college students and staff on several local campuses.
Two college student spring break programs on nonviolence and community service.
Season for Nonviolence Highlights (January 30-April 4, 2013)
Twenty sponsors. A second year of Ad Council support with $250,000 in media exposure.
Opening ceremony with Mayor Tom Richards, City Councilwoman Elaine Spaull, and 80 people yielded TV and newspaper coverage. Seven weeks of training for 25 youth, including certificates for a two-day Kingian nonviolence training and workshops in anger management, aikido, and Nonviolent Communication. The program was supported by Rochester Central Library, Teen Empowerment, Pathways to Peace, Center for Dispute Settlement, and Rochester City School District.
Youth-community dialogue with Rochester Police Chief, County Legislator and other leaders with college and high school youth. More than 75 people attended.
Interfaith dialogue moderated by Mark Hare that included faith leaders and interactive sessions for participants. A follow up series is being planned.
Restorative Practices Highlights
Ongoing facilitation of race dialogues in local community, colleges and libraries.
Participation in FR:EE juvenile justice committee to advance restorative practices as an effective, low cost response to harm and conflict.
Continued reclamation of vacant lot adjacent to Gandhi House to become urban food source with support from Broccolo Landscape and other local experts.
Gandhi House serving as drop off for reduced price farm shares and Foodlink Mobile Mart this summer.
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