Tag Archives: Violence

Teny Gross #BIF8 Summit: The Importance of Being Civilized

We are kicking of this BIF curated series with a video of #BIF8 Summit storyteller and Executive Director of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, Teny Gross. As a crusader for nonviolence, Teny and his streetworkers are igniting peace in urban Providence. Never shying away from the hard truths about the violence epidemic worldwide, Teny inspires hope while pulling on your heartstrings.

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One Woman's View of Tragedy: More Better Angels Needed

In the wake of Newtown we have to examine what good is innovation is if it is not reaching the most disturbed and the most disturbing aka the US gun laws and corporate gun culture. We might listen now to Teny Gross at the institute for the study and practice of non-violence and question our collective will to act against violence in our own lives and communities. We have to do something. Or the mantle innovator is simply false.

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