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 Garden Work Parties

Our weekly garden work parties are back! Join us for weeding, planting, watering, harvesting, and general garden maintenance. Volunteers of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Come spend some …

Grief Cafe

“Grief is subversive, undermining the quiet agreement to behave and be in control of our emotions. It is an act of protest that declares our refusal to live numb and …

Tuesday Night Meditation

Join Emily Carrillo and Anna Grohens for this free 30 minute meditation followed by tea and discussion.

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

“I’m Sorry”

“I’m Sorry.” That’s a phrase that gets tossed out in conflict mediations left and right. Sometimes I even see adults request apologies from students just to create the feeling that a …

Move Your Money: Celebrate Black History Month

I recently completed a graduate degree in social innovation and sustainability and during that time studied reparations as a strategy for addressing harm, both current and historic. There are commemorative reparations, …

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 …