Early Registration Only!
Registration January 30 and April 30th $250
May 1st and June 30th $275
Registration from July 1st $300
Early Registration and Hotel Accommodation!
Shared Room (two people per room) January 30th and April 30th $640
Single Room (one person per room) January 30th and April 30th $1072
May 1st and June 30th $665
Single Room (one person per room) Between May 1st and June 30th $1097
All participants are responsible for Visa application fees and Travel tickets to and from the US

In addition we offer introduction to various Kingian nonviolence concepts and practices to the broader population, the primary purpose of our training is to develop nonviolence leaders and Conflict Transformer’s

Our onsite or offsite training is essential in cultivating a nonviolent society. The training is also instrumental in promoting strategies to institutionalize Kingian nonviolence within various organizations and agencies. Out training are depending on the needs of your organizations, agencies, schools, or community groups

Styles of Presentation:

Using Presentations, workshops, training can be arranged. Fees vary depending on the nature and length of the trainings, the number of participants, and the number of trainers required.

The following training’s are also offered:

The purpose of the training is to develop nonviolent leaders, expose people to various nonviolent concepts, and to develop schools that would be helpful in cultivating a nonviolent society. These trainings can also be used in learning strategies to institutionalize nonviolence within various organizations.


This course is a condensed version of the 2 Day Core, based on the needs of the participants/agency. It allows trainers to provide a specific audience with a glimpse of our work at the Center, the definition of nonviolence, and the basic tenants of the philosophy of Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.

• TWO DAY CORE – Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence

Conflict Reconciliation

This two-day workshop gives participants a comprehensive introduction to Martin Luther King, Jr.ʼ’s philosophy and strategy of nonviolence. The seminar is useful for a variety of individuals, including those who work with young people, people who respond to conflict situations, and people who experience different levels of violence in their daily lives. It provides a framework for conflict reconciliation, management, mediation, and arbitration.

The workshop is facilitated by two or more certified Kingian Nonviolence Trainers, who have completed Level I Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training, or higher. The course consists of several modules. For example:

The concepts of nonviolence, such as classifying the different types and levels of conflict and distinguishing between violence, non(hyphen)violence, and nonviolence Martin Luther King’s eclectic philosophy based on his writings and speeches

A description of Martin Luther King’s 6 Principles of Nonviolence

An analysis of the 6 Steps of Nonviolence

A review of Martin Luther King’s campaigns and their salient points Role play, lectures, and group exercises that illuminate the material

In addition, participants are provided with a briefing booklet and supplementary handout materials. Trainers may choose to present participants with video presentations and/or additional reading assignments. This course can be used for incentive credits.


This course is for participants from the same profession (i.e.: nurses, police departments, corporations, mental health organizations, teachers, etc). The first 2 days cover the same information provided by the 2-­Day Core, listed above. The following days address issues specific to the profession. The goal is to develop strategies to address the specific professional needs of the organization.


Training of Trainers

This course is offered through an intensive 2 week Summer Institute, which normally takes place at the URI Kingston Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies

Training are offered in variety of ways such as Video Conferencing consultation and training, using Skype, Google Hangout and other Social media

Ongoing Nonviolence Training and Education


Nigeria – in collaboration with John Pofi Foundation, training under the direction of Samuel Sarpiya, training for Jos Nigeria to raise awareness and response to the ongoing violence in Jos and Northern Nigeria and most especially the community of the abducted Nigerian girls by Boko Haram.

Follow our Mobile Library Project, the goal of this project is to defeat Violence through Education and most especially nonviolence education in the words of Dr King “Nonviolence is a powerful weapon which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it, it is a sword that heals”


The Center conducts training at the national level at the request of School Districts/Systems, Community Organizations, Church groups, Colleges and Universities. These trainings are typically one and two day introductory core trainings based on the Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training curriculum.

Various Training offered in these areas:

Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution Training
Conflict Transformation Training
Conflict Transformation Consultations offered to Church Organizations, Nonprofits, Businesses and Community Groups