Nonviolence Ambassador Certification Program
In 2018, there were over 25,000 violent crimes (including murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault) reported in Los Angeles. Over 70% of these incidents were reported in South Los Angeles, thus creating huge stress on local residents and the police department.Within South LA, the neighborhood of Harvard Park has faced serious violence. It has been the only park that has been closed in LA history due to homicides.
C4P brought together LAPD officers, former gang members and community members to rethink peace and rejuvenate nonviolence in the community
Build shared vision
& leadership capacity to promote nonviolence. Two SKY Mindful Leadership Workshops were held Total 40 participants
Nonviolence Ambassador Certification
Empower participants to promote peace and nonviolence in the community
Interested graduates then participated in NVA certification and conducted sessions in their community to spread nonviolence Total 20 participants
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EVENT HOSTING FEES
The cost to participate in this project is $195.
- A license to host multiple film screenings at your educational institution
- A facilitator’s guide to help deepen the understanding of peace and practice of nonviolence as a realistic choice
- An educator from your institution will be considered for a special Nonviolence Ambassador Certification Program to be held at Washington DC in Fall 2019. If selected, the training will be at no cost.