Mon, Jan 20


The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago

Martin Luther King Day of Service with The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago

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Martin Luther King Day of Service with The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago

Time & Location

Jan 20, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, 819 N Leamington Ave, Chicago, IL 60651, USA

About the Event

Join us for Martin Luther King Day of Service 2020! We're joining The Institute for Nonviolence for their program, "My Dream, My Chicago." We'll learn how to use the Kingian principles of nonviolence to reduce gang and gun violence in the community.  Enjoy lunch with attendees. The program runs from 10 AM to 2 PM. Bring donations of toiletries, which we will use to create care packages for their clients.

The IOPA member meeting is that evening, and we would like a couple of program attendees to talk about your experience at the event.

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White T-Shirts (Up to 5XL)

The Institute for Nonviolence Client demographics

70% male | 30% female

80% African American | 20% Latinx

Program Agenda

10:00AM – 11:00AM

Learn more about Kingian Nonviolence through the six principles and six steps.

  • Welcome and introduction to agency

  • Speaker 1: Introduction to Kingian principles

  • Speaker 2: Three evils of society: racism, militarism, and poverty

11:00AM – 12:00M

  • Group breakout to discuss the use of nonviolence in creating the beloved community

  • Present feedback and takeaways

12:00M – 1:00PM

  • Lunch

1:00PM – 2:00PM

  • Create care packages

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