Our Mission is to help individuals and communities develop the inner resources and practical skills needed to achieve a nonviolent, sustainable, and just world.
Annual Individual Student Visits
Community Training Attendees

Winter Nonviolence Intensive 2019

*Please note our location change* – the Intensive will take place at our site, the Gandhi Institute (929 S Plymouth Avenue, 14608).   We are excited to announce our four-day …

Dinner with the Community

Join us for our “Dinners with the Community” series as part of this year’s season for nonviolence! Let’s connect, talk, mourn, celebrate, exchange stories, create ideas, dream, and get to …

Our Gandhi & Nonviolence Cards are traveling the world, bringing Gandhi’s philosophy to life in meaningful, fun ways.

The OURgirls Movement

I recently started the teen girls empowerment group OURgirls at Rochester’s School No. 17 where I work everyday in the Gandhi Institute’s Help Zone. One of the reasons that I …

The Message Behind the Money

During our check-in round at a recent staff meeting, I mentioned that one aspect of my position overseeing the Institute’s finances that brings me joy is processing the donations that …