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 22 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.