Activity Archive

11/21/19 We offered a De-escalation training for staff of two local Arts and Crafts Supply stores.

11/2/19 We offered a Restorative Justice Circles training at GWU in DC.

9/22/19 We offered an Active Bystander Intervention training at the Black Workers Wellness Center in Anacostia, DC.

7/27/19 We offered an Introduction to Nonviolent Communication at GWU in Washington DC.

5/18/19 We offered an Improv Playshop for Bystander Intervention in MD.

4/7/19 We offered a workshop on hostile environments on behalf of the Communities United Against Hate in MD.

4/7/19 We offered an advanced skill training practice session in MD.

3/23/19 We offered a de-escalation training for staff at the Family Youth Initiative in DC.

3/9/19 We offered an Active Bystander Intervention training at GWU.

2/2/19 We offered an Improv peacemaker skill training at Georgetown University.

1/18/19 We deployed a nonpartisan unarmed civilian protection unit during the March for Life event to defuse hostility, interrupt de-humanization, and generate empathy when possible.

1/12 and 1/13/2019 We offered an introductory training to Unarmed Civilian Protection and a training for trainers who want to facilitate such an introduction.

12/15/2018 We trained and deployed a nonviolent protective accompaniment team during the Posadas events on the San Diego/Tijuana border. Read our report and see a local press report.

12/1/2018 We offered an introductory training to restorative justice circles.

11/3/2018 We offered an introductory training in Nonviolent Communication as well as a training for trainers.

10/6/2018 We offered a training in Conflict Transformation and Personality Styles in Washington DC.

9/23/2018 We joined Campaign Nonviolence for their week of actions and convergence in DC. Sign up to be part of the movement!

9/1/2018 We offered an active bystander intervention intro. training and a training for trainers in NYC at the Won Buddhism center.

8/14/2018  DC Peace Team_Unite_Right_Rally_Post_Event_Press_Release

8/10/2018 PRESS RELEASE: “DC Peace Team will Deploy Unarmed Protection Unit During ‘Unite the Right’ Rally” on Aug. 12 in DC

7/18/2018 We offered a training in Active Bystander Intervention at Friendship Place in DC.

6/3/2018 We offered non-partisan, unarmed civilian protection at a Palestinian-Israeli demonstration in VA. See our reports here.

4/28/2018 We offered a restorative circle with clients at Charlie’s House in DC.

3/22-23/18 We offered training in Active Bystander Intervention at Northwest Vista campus of Alamo Community College in San Antonio, TX.

3/17/18 We offered an introduction to restorative justice circles.

1/19/18 We offered non-partisan unarmed civilian protection at the March for Life in Washington DC.

1/13/18 We offered an introductory training to unarmed civilian protection from 1-5 pm and a subsequent training for trainers.

11/1, 8, 15/2017 We offered 3 cumulative sessions from 7-8:30 pm on Active Bystander Intervention at The Metropolitan Church in DC.

9/16/17 We offered de-escalation training for the Fr. McKenna Center staff, who work with low-income men often living on the street.

9/8/17 We offered nonviolent communication training for professional counselors and social workers.

9/6/17 We offered de-escalation training for Friendship Place staff.

9/5/17 We welcome a Community Mediation DC as a new organizational member of the DC Peace Team!

8/15-9/5 We offered unarmed civilian protection for immigrant youth in DC.

8/4/2017: We offered an Active Bystander Intervention training for a Quaker Youth Camp in Frederick, MD.

June-August 2017: Peace Camps offered at various locations in the DC Metro area

5/21/17: We offered an Introduction to Active Bystander Intervention training at Burke Presbyterian Church in VA.

4/8/17: We offered a Training for Trainers on Active Bystander Intervention.

1/20-21/17: We deployed nonpartisan unarmed civilian peacekeepers, as well as facilitated training in active bystander intervention during Inauguration events.

1/18/17: We facilitated a Seek Justice, Find Peace: A Town Hall Event.

9/25/16: We offered a peace education training on conflict transformation.

July-August 2016: We facilitated restorative healing circles for participants at the Fr. McKenna Center, which serves persons living in poverty.

7/17-18/16- We offered non-partisan, unarmed civilian peacekeeping at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH. Press Release

June-August 2016: Peace Camps offered at various locations in the DC Metro area

5/8/16- We offered a Nonviolence and Meditation training.

2/20/16- We offered a Peace Education training through one of our core partner organizations, Little Friends for Peace.

1/22/16- We offered non-partisan, unarmed civilian peacekeeping at the March for Life to defuse hostility and cultivate empathy between protesters and counter-protesters.

11/21/15 – We offered an Advanced Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping (Protection) Training, 10:00-5:00pm, details here.

10/24/15 – We offered an advanced restorative justice circle training for 25 members of the DC community.

09/22/15 – We offered a NVC training to 15 young adults visiting DC for the visit of Pope Francis.

8/29/15 – We did a Nonviolent Communication training at St. Teresa of Avila’s parish in DC as they develop a peace team.

6/13/15- We offered a 4 hr. intro. training on the emerging approach of Conflict Transformation.

4/27/15- Offered Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping at the request of Georgetown students for a Westboro Baptist Church protest. Reflection by DCPT participants and G’Town students

3/27/15- Engaged in Peace Education at Walker Jones Elementary to explore a larger-scale DCPT project

3/21/15- Participated and Offered Training at the Nonviolent Communication Bazaar at American University

2/8/15- Presented Workshop about Domestic Peace Teams at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington DC

1/22/15 – Provided unarmed civilian peacekeeping at the March for Life.

1/19/15 – Trained 30 people in Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping at Georgetown University.

1/14/15 – Conducted a Conflict Mediation training at Trinity College.

12/16/14 – Access empathy from anywhere at anytime with the Empathy App. Learn more under the Resources page.

12/4/14 – DC Peace Team supports the Ferguson Statement made by the Shanti Sena Network.

11/6/14 – Restorative Justice Training – November 16 at 1:30pm. Details under the Trainings page.

9/6/14 – DC Peace Team announces upcoming fall trainings. See the calendar below for opportunities to sharpen your nonviolent skills!

9/6/14 – DC Peace Team co-facilitated an eight-hour workshop aimed to engage the Coolidge High School freshman class and build community around the themes of inclusivity, conflict resolution, and leadership.

9/4/14 – The effort of DC Peace Team in creating peace is applauded by Robert C. Koehler in his latest article “A Future That Values Everyone.

6/15/14 – DC Peace Team adds Peace Circle Center as a partnering organization. Learn more about Peace Circle Center on the Partners page.

5/27/14 – DC Peace Team heads to New Beginnings in Laurel, MD to engage youth in the juvenile justice system through five sessions about non-violence over the next three days.

5/25/14 – DC Peace Team announces Peace Camp 2014 dates of our partner Little Friends For Peace – Camp Dates and Information.

4/12/14- DC Peace Team welcomes Meta Peace Team to DC for the Advanced Peace Team Training.

3/10/14- DC Peace Team announces volunteer opportunities that generate peace.

3/9/14 – DC Peace Team announces its objectives for 2014.

2/13/14 – DC Peace Team officially supports the restorative justice platform set by the DC Alliance for Restorative Practices. Check out Policy/Advocacy for ways to help.

2/6/14 – Jessica Anderson, a Senior at Georgetown Univ. who volunteered with the DCPT this past semester doing street monitoring with Safe Passage and at Gallery Place contributed to Building a Movement of Peace Teams.

1/22/14 – DC Peace Team offered unarmed civilian peacekeeping at the March for Life to defuse hostility and cultivate empathy among all parties.

1/20/14 – DC Peace Team hosted an 8 hour training, Nonviolent Conflict Intervention and Peace Teams, at Georgetown University.

12/11/13 – DC Peace Team welcomed a Cure Violence rep to DC to explore replicating their proven violence interrupters model in Ward 7. We met with DC Gov. officials, police, and community residents. Very exciting! To learn more about the model see