Kazu Haga is a Kingian Nonviolence trainer based in Oakland, Calif. Born in Japan, he has been involved in many social change movements since he was 17. He conducts regular trainings with youth, incarcerated populations and activists. He is the founder and Coordinator of East Point Peace Academy, and is on the board of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, PeaceWorkers and the OneLife Institute.
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Saturday, December 10, 2016
Violence Brought Us Trump, It’s Not How We Will Stop Him
What’s next? That is the big question facing this country after the election. And many people have been sharing their thoughts on that over social and traditional media, over dinner conversations, at the office and on the bus with complete strangers. And, as expected, people are all over the map...
Monday, July 11, 2016
Policing isn’t Working for Cops Either
“It’s okay mommy…. It’s okay, I’m right here with you…” Those were the words of four-year-old Dae’Anna, consoling her mother Lavish Reynolds after she witnessed the police shoot and kill her boyfriend Philando Castile. Those words are now scarred into the psyche of America, much like words that...