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This group is for educators interested in peace and social justice issues to learn about the teacher resources and social justice focus events of the Liberation Curriculum Initiative of the King Institute at Stanford University.

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Ethics and socio-eco-justice as curriculum

Started by Aunty Kamala. Last reply by Ashni Mohnot Nov 16, 2009. 13 Replies

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Comment by Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav on February 5, 2012 at 3:33am

I am Gandhian Scholor. I think that Gandhi ji had work whole life for piece in world through non-violence & truth. So I want to participate peice activity.

Comment by Bart Schultz on December 4, 2011 at 8:03am

Hi All--we have various free resources available here:  The CKP Remembers 1942-43 is about CORE's founding.

Comment by Garry Hung on April 25, 2011 at 9:28pm

Hello everyone:

I'm a Taiwanese(Chinese) teacher and a graduate student.

My thesis is written about King's inspirations of Taiwanese education.

I'm so interested about the Liberation Curriculum!

Comment by John R. Naugle on December 9, 2009 at 8:33am
Greetings from Atlanta: City of Peace. Hello Liberation Community. I'm pleased to be a part of your group and wish you a memorable Peace Millennium. Our nonprofit knows that it is in groups like this which can facilitate eventual success with different key projects, in this particular case, I'm referring to our Global Peace Academy (ATL) project. We recently posted a new topic in the general Discussion Forum and we invite you all to read it. Also, please add me as a Friend.
Much peace and love,
Comment by Ashni Mohnot on July 29, 2009 at 2:19pm
Mr. Abdullah - the Liberation Community is to provide a forum for discussions on global liberation and social justice movements and to inform members of any events, workshops or resources put out by the Liberation Curriculum, the education program of the Martin Luther King Institute at Stanford University.

On another note, I came across a very interesting article on the importance of a 'Good Eye' that reminds me of how Gandhi dealt with all people, including his enemies. To have a Good Eye is to see only the highest and holiest in people, not their defects or differences. It is to see all human beings from the base of love, compassion, and nonviolence that Gandhi championed. The article dives into this concept very well. I hope you all enjoy it.
Comment by Aunty Kamala on July 28, 2009 at 9:46pm
Dear Friends,
I find the work of Father M.J. Edwin see to be a wonderful way to begin community education through participation in democratic processes starting at a micro-level, then unfolding to the largest macro. I encourage everyone to visit this site. In the tab on 'papers' are some amazing dialogues as well as papers that might be useful to us.
The work that he is doing is the practical work that Gandhi did, to empower the 'little' people at the bottom to take and made the decisions that effect them. This is real education, that imparts human rights simultaneously along with it.
Aunty Kamala
Comment by Aunty Kamala on July 28, 2009 at 3:12am
I found this profound quote from Vinoba, who was an active follower of Gandhi's principles:
"Many of us do not yet realise that there is avery little connection between true mental development and the mere amassinbg of information. It is enought if the children know how to obtain items of information when they have a use for them, and it is the task of education to teach them how. But trughtfulness, practical skill, a readiness to serve - these are the big things..."
from Vinoba Bhave (2008)Thoughts on Education. : Sarva Seva Sangh Prakashan.
Comment by Uma Majmudar on June 23, 2009 at 8:37am
What a Great story by the Chief Commissioner Will Griffith! So real and so eye-opening!!
The message is clear:
Like charity, "Peace also begins at home!!!

Uma Majmudar
Comment by Uma Majmudar on June 23, 2009 at 8:34am
What a Great Real story by the Chief Commissioner, Will Griffith! It says it all:
Like charity,"Peace begins at home!"

Uma Majmudar
Comment by Romy Carver on March 18, 2009 at 4:41pm
I just took a job in December as a community organizer in a small rural community. Your questions are very thought-provoking, and I've asked them myself. I do believe you are going to run into turf issues on some level. I think you hit the nail on the head with the phrase "common issues." In my case, I'm working with a wide variety of community partners on the issue of domestic and sexual violence. It's important for each of those partners to understand the impact these issues have on their community. Law enforcement, for example, is going to view these issues differently from the faith community, or social services. Everyone has their own slant. If people can see their role as being relevant, and helpful to their sector of the community, I think that makes a big difference. I mainly joined this community because I'm fairly new at this and I want to educate myself and share ideas with other people who are doing this work!

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