Dr. King Challenges Youth

To Live & Teach Nonviolence

 

Especially during

“The Season for Nonviolence”

by Dr. James McGinnis

 

 

Institute for Peace & Justice

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Phone: 314-918-2630; Fax: 314-918-2643

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Special Thanks

We are especially grateful to the Corporation for National Service in the US Department of Health and Human Services for a special “Martin Luther King Day” grant to conduct this program and produce this resource

 

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Table of Contents
TEACHER PAGES
 
Introduction

Season for Nonviolence

Activity #1: Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Activity #2: Making Amends and Forgiving Others

Activity #3: Serving Others in Need

Activity #4: Standing with Others Who Are Treated Unfairly

Activity #5: Speaking Out Against Injustice

Challenging Materialism

Challenging Racism at School: A Case Study

Challenging Nationalism & Militarism/War

 

STUDENT PAGES

 

Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Sample Lesson Plan on Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Making Amends and Forgiving Others

Serving Others in Need

Standing with Others Who Are Treated Unfairly

Speaking Out Against Injustice

Challenging Materialism & Consumerism

Challenging Racism

Keep the Dream Alive – Help the Dream Come True

Is It Worth It?  Can We Win?

It Depends, in Part, on You 

Finally, Consider This Story

Sample Lesson Plan on Speaking Out Against Injustice & Violence

 

APPENDICES

 

Dr. King Adapts Gandhi’s Principles

Chronology of the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr

Bibliography on Dr. King

One-Day Youth Training for Teaching Dr. King’s Message

Youth Pledge of Nonviolence

Dr. King and the Pledge of Nonviolence: A Mini-Unit for Junior/Senior High

 

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