PJ Fox Tapped for Pawtucket Public Safety Search Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                       Contact: Lauren Greene Tuesday, January 10, 2017                                                                             401-728-0500 ext. 358 Mayor Grebien Brings Together Public Safety and Community Leaders to Launch Search for a Public Safety Director Pawtucket – Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced today the formation of a search committee to assist the City in identifying a Public Safety Director. The Public Safety Director will oversee […]

Meet Riccardo

Meet Riccardo Riccardo is a “Let’s Make This Work” intern. We sat down and asked him a few questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your journey that led you to ISPN. A: I’m 23, born and raised on the South side of Providence. Growing up, I always wanted to move beyond my surroundings, but never had the courage. I thought if I did what I wanted to do, people would look at me funny. I guess you could say I was a follower. Q: What changed that mindset? A: I was shot in the leg in […]

Back-to-School: Teaching Kids How to Deal with Conflict

Back to School: Teaching Kids How to Deal with Conflict By: Sal Monteiro, Director of Nonviolence Training   Bullying happens everywhere, it doesn’t just happen on the playground. It is important as parents and educators to remember that bullying is not just an act committed by kids and young adults, we can be guilty of it too!  Nonviolence can help address issues of bullying by following some simple steps. First, gather information. If a child is being bullied, ask them why they think the person is being a bully to them. Information gathering helps everyone involved understand the issue, and […]

Yoga for Peace

Yoga for Peace 2 When: Friday, September 23, 2016 Time: 6:00 to 7:15 pm Where: 265 Oxford Street, Providence 02905 Cost: $15 donation, 100% of proceeds will go to our life-saving programs and services Reserve your mat now. Join instructor Dan Horton for a 75 minute Candlelight Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation to benefit the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence. Mats, blocks, bands, and water will be provided, or feel free to bring your own. All levels are welcomed and encouraged! What is Vinyasa Yoga? In vinyasa yoga you coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the […]

Nonviolence Training Workshop

Sal Monteiro, Director of Nonviolence Training, and Father Ray Malm, one of the founding members of the Institute, are hosting a 3-day Nonviolence Training Workshop at ISPN HQ. Learn more about the principles and steps of Nonviolence, conflict resolution and partake in team building exercises. If you’ve been curious about the nonviolence movement and how it can help you, now is your chance to learn! Refreshments and snacks will be provided. There is a suggested donation of $25 and this workshop is open to the public. If interested, download the Nonviolence Training Application or e-mail Sal Monteiro at *protected email* to […]