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Our Vision

Posted by Justin Norman
04.23.14

Imagine a world with dignity, justice, and peace for all.
A world with the tools to challenge the spiral of war, poverty and environmental devastation. And a world where we apply these tools to our own lives as well as our larger society. Our mission is to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action.

Pace e Bene is bringing that world into being one person, one group, one organization at a time.

Pace e Bene’s vision is rooted in the spiritually grounded practice of active nonviolence. For Pace e Bene, nonviolence is an effective principle for social change – and a powerful way of life. For two decades Pace e Bene’s unique approach has been transforming lives and reaching people around the globe. Since its founding in 1989, over 30,000 people have taken 700 Pace e Bene workshops to gain tools for more healthy relationships and to create a new society.

Pace e Bene has offices and associates in Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, New England, Montreal, Australia and a growing number of partners and trainers in the US and around the world.
Together we work with individuals, organizations, and movements to strengthen their efforts to abolish war, protect human rights, end poverty, challenge injustice, heal the planet and to meet today’s profound spiritual task: to build a more just, peaceful and nonviolent world

Together we work with individuals, organizations, and
movements to strengthen their efforts to end war, protect human rights, challenge injustice, and to meet today’s profound spiritual task: to build a more just and peaceful world.

Recent Posts

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Watch the Author Q & A with David Hartsough

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

David Hartsough joined Pace e Bene on April 27th for a Q & A and discussion about his book Waging Peace, our selection for the April book of the month. Watch the video below for the answers to your questions about David … read more

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Mobilizing for a Culture of Nonviolence Between Now and Fall 2018

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

#Time4Nonviolence: Mobilizing for a Culture of Nonviolence Between Now and Fall 2018   A NATIONAL CALL FROM CAMPAIGN NONVIOLENCE   The Call for a Culture of Nonviolence In the face of the Trump Administration’s priorities – demonizing immigrants, dismantling social programs, destroying … read more

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Journey to Justice: Profile on Pace e Bene Activist Ken Butigan

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

Pace e Bene strategist and consultant Ken Butigan has been featured in DePaul University’s 14East online magazine. This profile follows Ken from a young man in Seattle who thought the protests against the Vietnam war were “ruining our country” to … read more

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