People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence
By Ken Butigan
Foreword by Medea Benjamin
From Pace e Bene Press © Nov. 2016
Pace e Bene, Campaign Nonviolence, is pleased to announce Ken Butigan’s new book Nonviolent Lives, foreword by Medea Benjamin. Long-time activist, teacher and author Ken Butigan has collected over 40 stories highlighting leaders and participants of some of the most important nonviolent campaigns and movements of our era including unsung heroes, inspiring actions and movements that persevered against great challenges and succeeded in changing our world.
This book lifts up your spirit and fills you with hope and joy and a new sense of pride. Reading this book, you become part of the growing movement for a culture of nonviolence in our times.
This book will inspire and uplift generations to come.
“These stories of the lives of ordinary people remind us of the power of love to transform and transcend suffering and injustice…”
– Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
All the proceeds from this sale of books go directly to fund the ongoing work of Pace e Bene, a 501(c)3 tax deductible organization.
Ken Butigan has been part of many movements for nonviolent social change, including campaigns focused on homelessness, nuclear weapons, and US wars in Central America and Iraq. He works with Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, where he co-founded Campaign Nonviolence, a long-term movement to foster a culture of peace and nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the epidemic of violence. He teaches in the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies at DePaul University.