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EDUCATION + TRAINING

SEED Program
Skills, Enrichment, Employment Readiness, Development

This nonviolence-focused job training program is designed for in-risk youths and provides a stipend for participants who live in Providence. Participants learn crucial skills in a safe and inclusive space, including:

  • The discovery of the intersections of nonviolence and social justice

  • How to solve conflicts without using violence 

  • Critical thinking about the practice of nonviolence in today’s world

  • How to encourage others to practice and study nonviolence 

  • Understanding mental health and wellness and its relation to nonviolence


Funding for this program is being provided by the ARPA City of Providence Anti-Violence Investment.

2022 DATES

  • Jan 24-Feb 4

  • February 7-18

  • March 14-25

  • April 11-22

  • May 9-20

  • June 6-17

  • July 11-22

  • August 15-26

  • September 12-23

  • October 17-28

  • November 7-18

  • December 5-16

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Nonviolence Workshops

Providing nonviolence training, for small or large groups, that cultivates new trainers and innovative partnerships in Rhode Island and beyond.

Speaking Engagements

Sharing the work of the Nonviolence Institute through speaking engagements at partner organizations, schools, and events.