“These stories of the lives of ordinary people remind us of the power of love to transform and transcend suffering and injustice…” – Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Nonviolent Lives: People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence
By Ken Butigan
Foreword by Medea Benjamin
From Pace e Bene Press
Pace e Bene, Campaign Nonviolence, is pleased to announce that Ken Butigan’s Nonviolent Lives, foreword by Medea Benjamin, is in pre-press and will be released in mid-November, 2016. Long-time activist, teacher and author Ken Butigan has collected 45 stories highlighting leaders and participants of some of the most important nonviolent campaigns and movements of our era including unsung heroes, inspiring actions and movements that persevered against great challenges and succeeded in changing our world.
This book lifts up your spirit and fills you with hope and joy and a new sense of pride. Reading this book, you become part of the growing movement for a culture of nonviolence in our times.
This book will inspire and uplift generations to come.
We are happy to make this new release first available on Indiegogo so that the people that have been closest to Pace e Bene, Campaign Nonviolence, and our associates in the social and environmental justice movements, can be the first to know about the book. You can also get the first copies off the press, and take advantage of very special deals to purchase multiple copies. Additionally you may want to gift copies to schools, environmental and social justice groups and even arrange book discussions with Ken Butigan.
All the proceeds from this sale of books go directly to fund the ongoing work of Pace e Bene, a 501(c)3 tax deductible organization.
Ken Butigan has been part of many movements for nonviolent social change, including campaigns focused on homelessness, nuclear weapons, and US wars in Central America and Iraq. He works with Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, where he co-founded Campaign Nonviolence, a long-term movement to foster a culture of peace and nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the epidemic of violence. He teaches in the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies [program] at DePaul University.
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