KINGSTON, R.I. — April 7, 2015 — The critically acclaimed documentary Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald will be shown at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday, April 16 at 5 p.m. in the Swan Hall Auditorium, 60 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI. A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. and the film will […]
Kingston RI, March 25th, 2015 – The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies led students to Nepal for their fifth annual Alternative Spring Break program. Students engaged in international nonviolence and peace training, and were introduced to cultural, spiritual, and social dimensions of Nepal. The trip began in the ancient city of Bhaktapur where students […]
CROSS CURRENTS – Rescheduled THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 – 4 p.m. URI MULTICULTURAL CENTER — HARDGE FORUM Let There Be Light: Experiences of Inner Light and Enlightenment across the World’s Sacred Traditions by Art Stein Arthur Stein (Art) is known internationally as an educator, author, interfaith participant, and scholar-advocate in the areas of peace studies and […]
Pictured Above L to R: Nava, Anisa and Dr. Said The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies co-sponsored the screening of the documentary To Light a Candle, a film by Iranian Canadian Journalist Maziar Bahari, at URI on February 28th. The screening was organized by the Rhode Island chapter of the Education is Not a Crime […]
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URI students gathered this week in front of the Multicultural Center to show solidarity and support for the three Muslim student victims of gun violence, murdered in Chapel Hill North Carolina – Deah, Yusor, and Razan. We want to make a clear statement that URI feels strongly about ending gun violence and hate crimes and […]
The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies show the film, “King” on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 5:00PM in the Multicultural Building Forum. This was in conjunction with MLK Weeks and other events to commemorate Dr. King. More than 50 students and faculty came to view the film and ended with comments and reflections about the […]
We’re excited to announce the arrival of Shashi and Sanket Regmi’s baby boy on January 20, 2015. Beautiful wishes to Shashi, Sanket and the Center’s fist Peace Baby. We’ve eagerly anticipated this lucky little boy for months and welcome him into this world. Another reason to work hard for personal, local and global peace.
Center Founder, Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. was interviewed by CBS News on January 19, MLK Day to discuss his views on nonviolence as our nation honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is the 30th year that the MLK Holiday has been recognized. “Violence,” said LaFayette, “is the language of the inarticulate. We need to learn to […]