Nonviolent Self-Defense



Like many of you, I continue to wrestle with the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd.

Beyond critiquing police, how are we training ourselves to be active agents of an alternative? 

The Civil Rights movement included rigorous training for those who are led to the front lines of the sit-in movement. How are the collective  “peace” churches training for nonviolent direct action and public witness against guns?

These considerations are the subject of the latest video in my digital ministry:

Click here to watch “Stopped, Chased, Afraid: Nonviolent Self-Defense.”

On the (inward) spiritual battlefield,
Zae Illo, San Francisco Friends Meeting (2/19/2022)