Youth Violence Prevention Series
The Power Within–Reaching Our Highest Potential Through the Practice of Nonviolence
a workbook and video series for high-school educators and students
with Metta World Peace
developed by the Metta Center for Nonviolence in collaboration with XCEL University
“Nonviolence takes courage.”
-Metta World Peace
A Workbook and Video Series
To obtain a free .pdf of this workbook, click on the image above.
When the .pdf opens, we recommend clicking the “open .pdf in preview” button so you can see the booklet in 2 page spreads.
Please note this is the preliminary version of the workbook – final version coming soon!
COMPANION VIDEO SERIES
The Metta Center for Nonviolence talks with XCEL University founder, Metta World Peace, where he shares his own personal discovery of nonviolence, discusses his commitment to education, and talks about how we can bring nonviolence into our community and daily life.
Each video includes a topic slide, a brief talk by Metta World Peace, and a quote. Lots of milage for classroom discussion!
Video series link here, also embedded below for quick review.
Why is nonviolence important to you?
Healthy bodies and healthy lifestyles
Strategies for our higher vision
Why is concentration important to you?
Concentration to reach our goals
Improving our relationships
Transforming the competitive drive to do good
Striving to do our best
Nonviolence as a personal struggle
How has a mentor influenced your life?
What are you thankful for?
What is your vision for a nonviolent world?
-SUPPORT FOR EDUCATORS-
A sample curriculum to meet national educational standards with this material here: The Power Within Teacher’s Guide.
A series of lesson plans to accompany the videos (can be used with or without the workbook): The Power Within Video Lesson Plans
Sign up for support sessions with our team at the Metta Center to explore with you how to use this workbook in your classroom, and receive special resources like worksheets to accompany each video: fill out this form.
Find more resources especially for educators at the Metta Center: Visit our Educators for Nonviolence blog.
Stay connected with the Metta Center for Nonviolence: click on this link.
Have a question about this curriculum? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a question about the Metta Center for Nonviolence in general? Email email@example.com.