Nonviolent Action & Movement Building

Using people power and nonviolent resistance to transform the world (or at least your community)
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (33 ratings)
2,665 students
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Organize a community around a cause or goal.
Practice nonviolent action with greater effectivity.
Build a movement around common interests and values.

Requirements

  • An interest in organizing a community, building a movement and practicing nonviolent action.
  • No special knowledge, experiences, or materials are needed before beginning this course.

Description

This course covers the basic principles of building an effective, inclusive, and powerful nonviolent movement. Lectures and resources on community organizing, nonviolent strategy, analyzing power, and other essential components of effective civil resistance offer everyday people anywhere the fundamental knowledge needed to change the world. The class is compiled by Solidarity Uganda, an organization that has worked for four years in repressive contexts, training activists and organizers to achieve the impossible.

Who this course is for:

  • Our target student is someone who is interested in organizing a community to achieve a goal through nonviolent means.

Course content

4 sections16 lectures40m total length
  • Introduction
    00:53
  • Understanding violence and nonviolence
    00:52
  • Understanding Power
    03:35
  • Introduction Quiz
    4 questions

Instructor

Nonviolence trainer from Uganda
Suzan Wilmot
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 33 Reviews
  • 2,665 Students
  • 1 Course

Suzan is a nonviolence trainer, movement building consultant, and activist in Uganda. She has trained hundreds of activists, community organizers, and those who believe in being the change they want to see in the world. She is part of the Team of Directors at Solidarity Uganda, an organization based in East Africa.