WEEK OF NON-VIOLENCE

WHAT IS THE WEEK OF NON-VIOLENCE, JUSTICE AND OPPORTUNITIES?

The Week of Non-Violence, Justice & Opportunities is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, youth, Millennials, Faith Institutions, business leaders, athletes, Educators and everyone else to organize large and small events to promote non-violence, peace and getting along. You are invited to schedule your own event in your own neighborhood to inform youth that they can master their anger, and learn conflict resolution and anti-bullying skills.

WHAT TYPES OF ACTIVITIES ARE RECOMMENDED FOR THE WEEK OF NON-VIOLENCE?

  • WORKSHOPS AND FORUMS with Youth, Millennials and Elders to discuss how to build non-violence peaceful schools, neighborhoods and cities
  • FORUMS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT to discuss: (1) what to do when you are stopped by a police officer; (2) How to train law enforcement in “De-Escalation Techniques,” and (3) How to promote communication and collaboration among law enforcement and communities
  • FILM SCREENINGS OF SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE MEDIA. Black Women for Positive Change has produced 3 films.