Our Mission is to help individuals and communities develop the inner resources and practical skills needed to achieve a nonviolent, sustainable, and just world.
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Gandhi@150 Exhibit

Created in collaboration with the India Community Center of Rochester, the Gandhi@150 exhibit features photos, posters, and artifacts highlighting important milestones, movements, and accomplishments in Mahatma Gandhi’s life. Gandhi @150 exhibit tours …

Anger as a Force for Change

Anger is a powerful emotion that can sometimes have destructive effects, but anger can also be harnessed to remind us what’s important, and to create change in our interpersonal relationships …

Let’s Talk About Hate Workshop

What is hate? How does it shape our thoughts, identities, and communities? What can we do about it? Join staff from the Gandhi Institute for an afternoon dedicated to exploring this …

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

The Value of Being Understood

Years ago, after watching the movie “You’ve Got a Mail,” I decided that visiting the United States should be on my bucket list. However, I never thought this dream would …

Dreaming up a Nonviolent Playground

Every year, we focus on making our annual Gandhi Institute open house a family-friendly event, with plenty to do for visitors of all ages. This year, we were lucky enough …