January 30th - April 4th

Thank you for your interest in the Season for Nonviolence — 64 days to deepen your understanding of nonviolence and your peace of mind. 

To stay connected to others participating this year, and to receive special opportunities to practice with the men at Groveland and Attica Correctional Facilities, please sign the pledge. 

For more ideas on learning nonviolence, click here.

How to Participate

Further Nonviolence Resources

  • The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
  • The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
  • To Dwell in Peace, Daniel Berrigan
  • Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome, Dr. Joy DeGruy
  • Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center, bell hooks
  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism, bell hooks
  • Where Do We Go from Here, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Uprooting Racism, Paul Kivel
  • Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde
  • The Way of Tenderness, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
  • Meditations of the Heart, Howard Thurman
  • The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race, Jesmyn Ward
  • Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, Ross Gay
  • Copia, Erika Meitner
  • Citizen, Claudia Rankine
  • The Essential Rumi, Rumi
  • Look: Poems, Solmaz Sharif
  • Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong
  • Claire of the Sea Light, Edwidge Danticat
  • The Dandelion Trilogy, Rivera Sun
  • Billionaire Buddha, Rivera Sun
  • Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars
  • Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration & Separation, Edwidge Danticat
  • Stella by Starlight, Sharon M. Draper
  • Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story, Arun Gandhi
  • Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi
  • I’m New Here, Anne Sibley O’Brien
  • Oskar and the Eight Blessings, Richard Simon & Tanya Simon (illust. Mark Siegel)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Leader, Patsy Stevens
  • The Ari Ara Series, Rivera Sun