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

Family-Scale Container Gardening Class

Come spend an afternoon at the Gandhi Institute learning about easy and affordable ways you can start growing food in your home. This *free* workshop will focus on the benefits …

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 …

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 …