Read Quotes by Gandhi and check out this video series made for the International Day of Nonviolence observed on Gandhi’s birthday October 2nd., leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr., The Vision and Challenge of Martin Luther King Jr. (bulletin insert), Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers, ‘I have a dream’ speech, More MLK Resources and Videosdemonstrated the power of nonviolence to overcome even the most entrenched prejudices. Read
(Wall of Hope)
Overview with slide show
Activities and resources
More than 600 churches and groups have found this helps inspire and encourage faithful action for justice and peace.
Timeline of events: (pdf) (html) El Sendero de la Esperanza Versión en español
Eventos y movimientos a favor de la justicia y la paz a través de la historia.
Shalom! Toward a More Effective, More Faithful Approach to Conflict and Violence – Our most popular essay explores a more faithful and effective approach to conflict and violence: it is an eye-opening overview, with annotated resource list.
Peacemaking In Challenging Times – Plumbing the riches of Lutheran insight, experience, and tradition
A wonderful set of peacemaker quotes in the first and third sets of cards from LPF’s Peacedeck (get the full set of instructions and materials here).
Also see Transforming Our World – The most useful books, manuals, and web sites, selected by PJRC teachers, researchers, parents, and activists.