Kansas State University dedicates Peace Pole to celebrate a decade of nonviolence education-Kansas, USA

January-through April-2010

MANHATTAN — The impact of nonviolence education at Kansas State University over the last decade will be the focus of the 2010 Season of Nonviolence, Jan. 30-April 4. This year’s theme is “For the Public Good.”

“We’ve been working for a decade now to build a safe and equitable campus and community, using proactive, nonviolent strategies, tactics and tools,” said Susan Allen, K-State’s Director of Nonviolence Education Programs. “Students new to the university probably don’t realize that many familiar programs — SafeZone, noontime yoga, the international TV in the K-State Student Union, K-State’s Peace Pole and others — were created by their fellow K-Staters through the Campaign for Nonviolence.”

 The observance was started in 1998 and has grown into an international event.

A full listing of events for the Season of Nonviolence is available at http://www.k-state.edu/nonviolence

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506