To: President Donald Trump, The United States House of Representatives, and The United States Senate

TEACH NONVIOLENCE IN OUR SCHOOLS

We believe that teaching nonviolent communication at every grade level in our schools will prevent the violent killing that is increasingly prevalent in our schools and society. We ask that our governmental leaders make this education mandatory in our nation's schools, beginning at the earliest grades and continuing through graduation from high school.

Why is this important?

We believe that the solution to violence is compassion and connection, which can be taught through the Nonviolent Communication system of Marshall B. Rosenberg, which teaches us to explore the needs we have that are not being met and lead to conflict.

We believe that through mandatory classes that teach us to have empathy for each other through understanding our needs and others' needs behind the issues of conflict, nonviolent solutions that satisfy our joint needs can be discovered.

Violence affects us all in our society, and education is a major key to ending it.

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Reasons for signing

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  • To strive to always see the humanity in others
  • Communication saves our souls and our very lives -- our own and others