Executive Orientation

Consists of stating clearly to its participants the mission and purpose of Building Life Foundations Nonviolence Center. During an orientation course, an overview of Dr. King's philosophy and methodology is given within two to four hours. The orientation is designed to heighten the awareness of Kingian approaches to nonviolent social change. After the orientation workshop, participants now have enough information to decide if they want to continue.

2 Day Introductory Core

Consists of presenting the institute's core curriculum which will introduce applied Kingian Nonviolence, including historical background; The Six Steps and Six Principles; Social dynamics of nonviolence; and King's legacy today. This core training takes place over a period of two days.

5-Day Youth Certification Workshop

This 5-day, 40 hour training is geared towards educators and youth workers. This will certify participants to present a 4 hour presentation on Kingian Nonviolence to youth.  Participants will be introduced to the theory of Kingian Nonviolence, 4 training modules and will spend several days learning how to present materials to youth. Those who pass a written and oral examination will be certified to present an 4 hour presentations to other youth.

Level 1 Certification

Consists of a training of trainers (T.O.T.) In this phase,  participants will find themselves learning the methodology of training people in nonviolence. The completion and certification of this phase of training consists of over 160 hours of training carried out in four modules. Participants will be eligible to assist Senior Trainers as Co-Trainers to take on training assignment in their community and around the world.

Other Training

1-Day & 1/2-Day mini workshop are available for Staff Development, Executive Leadership Training for executives, and Youth Leadership Training is also available.

The Kingian Nonviolence philosophy provides the foundation for youth & adult leaders, to develop an understanding of the principles and methodology of Kingian Nonviolence and its universal application.  All training is supplemented by selected readings, videos, and experimental learning activities. 

It is our goal
to bring about a

New Generation
of Peace
(N. G. O. P.)


Below is a list of Kingian Nonviolence training's currently offered by Building Life Foundations Nonviolence Center.  Please contact us if you would like to schedule a training in your region. BLF@charter.net