Past Events

Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Pashtun Resistance

Join a special presentation on Friday, August 14 from 9:30-11 am Pacific. Registration below. Free to public. Reading the vernacular literature of the Khudai Khidmatgars—or the Servants of God—discloses how nonviolence was embodied, conceived and practiced in such large numbers by the majority of people living in the North-West Frontier Province of British India during… read more

Peacemaker Family: Begins April 20

“We see the figure of the child who stands before us with his arms held open, beckoning humanity to follow.” ~Maria Montessori “If we are to have peace in this world, we will need to begin with the children.” ~Gandhi Dear Friends, A way to channel fear, frustration, boredom, anger and other strong emotions–as well… read more

Event With UC Berkeley: Online & Public

You’re cordially invited to join Michael Nagler, the Metta Center for Nonviolence, and UC Berkeley’s Public Service Center for an online discussion of the Metta Center’s Third Harmony book and film projects. Please see the event and registration details below. In his latest book, UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Micheal Nagler argues that nonviolence—not just as… read more

Celebrate With Us: Third Harmony Book Launch

Times of upheaval and turmoil are also times of possibility—a nonviolent world is undoubtedly possible. We’ve seen plenty of glimmers of it over these past few weeks, as people everywhere are waking up to our interconnectedness. Despite the necessity of physical distancing, we are finding creative ways to connect and to care for one another.… read more

April 2nd Spring Lecture: SRJC

Nonviolence and Human Destiny by Michael Nagler This will be a presentation of the “State of the Art” of nonviolence today, and its significance for the cultural, economic, and political shifts that are underway. We will consider Gandhi’s contributions to economic theory and social change, duly adjusted tomodern conditions, and place special emphasis on the… read more

Workshop: Constructive Dialogue

How do we create constructive dialogue across differences that seem insurmountable? Join Lou Zweier for a workshop to learn practices and tools to connect and build empathy across personal and political divides. March 31, 1-5 PM The Center for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa $30 dollars suggested “love offering” Contact: Lou (@) Mettacenter.org… read more