Ohio Nonviolence Week 5-Day Reading Challenge 2022
Register for the panel discussion on Oct. 7 at 12 PM.
Welcome to the 2022 Ohio Nonviolence Week 5-Day Reading Challenge! We hope you will discover something new and come to a greater understanding of the importance of nonviolence through readings, audio and video. In order to practice nonviolence, we must understand what it is. Check out the readings below to learn.
Read how Harvard professor Erica Chenoweth explains why nonviolence works.
Get the breakdown of nonviolent peacemaking and learn about different types of nonviolence here.
Nonviolent leader Mahatma Gandhi taught about peaceful revolution. Read on to learn how to achieve it.
Read Why Nonviolence? for the basics and other resources.
We are diving deeper into the concept of nonviolence today by understanding more of the nonviolent principles and practices. You will read about the examples set by Mohandas Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Read about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence.
Learn about the radicalism of Dr. King’s nonviolent practice.
Gandhi used the religious principle of ahisma to practice nonviolence. Read to learn its definition and other practices.
Today’s theme explores strategies and tactics toward achieving nonviolence. Choose a video to watch (or view all three!) to learn more.
Watch The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance.
Watch this clip of Gandhi speaking about nonviolent practices.
Watch a TED Talk about mainstreaming nonviolence.
Today is the final day of the reading challenge. Thank you for participating. Share what you’ve learned with a friend and continue your nonviolent practice. Nonviolence is not an antiquated idea; it is a way of life and very necessary in today’s times. Open these readings for advice on our path of nonviolence.
Here are 64 ways to practice nonviolence.
The wisdom of nonviolent leaders have great impact on our current nonviolent strategies. Read to learn how.
Read about 5 more simple, yet disciplined ways to practice nonviolence. It starts with you.
Listen to John Lennon’s “Imagine.”