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Worcester’s new Center for Nonviolent Solutions

By Michael True

In praising Gandhi, recently, President Barack Obama said that the effort to remain nonviolent in a polarized world “is still a work in progress.” Worcester’s new Center for Nonviolent Solutions, recently announced at the Saxe Room, in the Worcester Public Library, has committed itself to that effort.

The Center opened an office at 901 Pleasant St. in late October. It will cooperate with other local organizations devoted to de-escalating violence and building a peace culture, It will encourage public understanding of nonviolence as a way of life that rejects the use of violence by developing skills to construct peace in the family, the neighborhood and the schools. Continue reading Worcester’s new Center for Nonviolent Solutions