resources:

Social Justice & Change

Waking up is not only a personal endeavor. It requires social awareness, and at times, brave work for social change. Nonviolence and sacred activism are powerful tools to fight for what we believe in without losing our souls. We can deconstruct and dismantle unjust and violent structures that force us into separation, and build new structures that work for everyone, not just the powerful few. 

~This resource section is new and the lists are works in progress, not exhaustive by any means. Suggest a resource here—we’re especially grateful for suggestions of work by women and BIPOC creators.

resources:

Social Justice & Change

Waking up is not only a personal endeavor. It requires social awareness, and at times, brave work for social change. Nonviolence and sacred activism are powerful tools to fight for what we believe in without losing our souls. We can deconstruct and dismantle unjust and violent structures that force us into separation, and build new structures that work for everyone, not just the powerful few. 

~This resource section is new and the lists are works in progress, not exhaustive by any means. Suggest a resource here—we’re especially grateful for suggestions of work by women and BIPOC creators.

books & articles

Books on nonviolence & sacred activism:

Related articles:

films & videos

A Force More Powerful, 1999. A documentary on one of the 20th century’s most important and least-known stories: how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian rule.

Gandhi, 1982. Classic film about the spiritual and political leader who led the movement for Indian independence, and brought down the British Empire through nonviolent revolution.

John Lews: Good Trouble. A film on the life of civil rights icon John Lewis, on his lifetime of social action on civil rights, voting rights, and nonviolent resistance to oppression.

MLK: A Call to Conscience, 2010—the “Beyond Vietnam” documentary. A must-see documentary report on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s groundbreaking speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” in which he linked the U.S. war machine and the economic injustice as bedfellows of immorality. Originally aired on Tavis Smiley Reports on PBS. 

The Most Dangerous Man in America, 2009. The story of Daniel Ellsberg, a former Pentagon insider who released the Pentagon papers to the press in challenge U.S. imperialistic secrecy and to help end the Vietnam War.

podcast episodes

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teachers & organizations

May it be of benefit.

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.

~ Joseph Campbell

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.