Kay Bueno de Mesquita

Education Coordinator Volunteer

Level III Kingian Nonviolence Trainer

Kay Bueno de Mesquita is the education coordinator for the Center. She taught for over 20 years in the School of Education and supervised student teachers at The University of Rhode Island. She instructed preservice teachers how to infuse nonviolence into children’s literature, connecting story themes to King’s Six Principles of Nonviolence. Kay was trained in nonviolence by Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Together, they have co-authored a book, In Peace and Freedom, about Bernard’s civil rights experiences during the Alabama Voting Rights Campaign in Selma, 1963-1965.