VISION: All Rhode Island students and school personnel are educated in Kingian Nonviolence, giving them the skills to reconcile conflicts, thereby positively impacting all communities in Rhode Island.
MISSION: Our commitment is to ensure that all educators, staff, administrators, and pre-service teachers in Rhode Island have the knowledge and skills to practice, model, and teach Nonviolence conflict reconciliation, thereby improving the climate and culture of our schools. Subsequently, school personnel will educate all students in grades K-12 in the principles and practice of Nonviolence, based on the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (known as Kingian Nonviolence).
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We believe that every child deserves to experience the joy of learning in a Nonviolent school environment. We must take steps towards reducing violence by bringing Nonviolence education into classrooms. School staff that is dedicated to practicing Nonviolence can transform the climate (social-emotional) and culture (procedures and policies) of their school, so that it is a place where students feel respected, safe, and loved.
There are many ways for you to be involved in our organization. Please join Nonviolent Schools RI as it brings its mission forward to create the Beloved Community in our schools. Spread the word in your school district and wider community!
Have you been searching for ways to transform your classroom to a more inclusive, productive learning environment? If so, then the Nonviolent Schools Summer Institute is what you have been looking for! This is a unique opportunity for public, private, and charter school educators, school staff, and administrators to learn how to improve the climate and culture in their classrooms and schools, through the use of conflict reconciliation skills, Nonviolence principles, community building strategies, and more!
Nonviolent Schools RI offers training, mentoring, and other programming to transform a school's climate and culture towards an equitable, nonviolent one that centers the school as a Beloved Community.
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Your generous donation will fund our mission to improve conditions in schools so that all children feel safe from racism and violence of the mind, body and spirit. All children deserve to experience the joy of learning.
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(NSRI is a 501c3 nonprofit organization)