Welcome to NonViolent Owensboro!
UPCOMING EVENTS 2021-
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- Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we have postponed our public events
- Monthly meetings are first Monday of each month on Zoom. Please join us online, see details below.
NVO Statement on Violence in Owenboro
In the great scheme of things, everything is connected. What happened January 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C., is connected to the defacement of the wall at Kendall-Perkins Park in Owensboro. (more)
We are Owensboro area citizens committed to practicing and promoting nonviolent living and direct action through education and community partnerships.
Working to Make a Difference in Owensboro
We are working to make Owensboro nonviolent--sometimes by taking the lead, sometimes by partnering with others in their efforts-- being supportive of each other and efficient in using resources.
MEETINGS:  1st Monday of the month @ 6:30 PM.   During the pandemic monthly meetings will be via Zoom, contact Mary Danhauer for details, see Contact Information below. Meetings are free and open to the public. They are hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Owensboro (1UU) located on the corner of Cedar & Parrish.
Meetings usually begin with a brief Quiet Time that includes sitting in silence, listening to a peaceful / inspiring song.
As an educational component of each meeting, we spend some time studying from "Nonviolent Lives: People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence" by Ken Butigan.
Also, members are encouraged to obtain and read "The Spiritual Power of Nonviolence: Interfaith Understanding for a Future Without War" by George W. Wolfe.
Here is the Power Point presentation from our first meeting (PDF) it will help give you an idea of what we hope to accomplish.
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Nonviolent (see Resources page for additional links)
- Nonviolent Lives: People and movements changing the world through the power of active nonviolence. by Ken Butigan (2016).
- Nonviolent Cities Project
- Nonviolent Carbondale
- Compassionate Communities
- Two Hands of Nonviolence (pdf)
- Rev. John Dear of Campaign Nonviolence
Community Partners (see Resources page for additional links)
- NonViolent Owensboro 1st Monday 6:30 PM 1UU
- Owensboro NAACP 2nd Monday 6 PM Neblett Center
- Race Forums 3rd Monday 6:30 PM Public Library
- Interfaith Potluck 4th Monday 6:00 PM Rotating Schedule
- Owensboro Daviess County Ministerial Association 4th Thursday 9:00 AM Hospital
- Owensboro Human Relations Commission 2nd Tuesday
- Fairness Coalition
Contact Information / Leadership
Mary Danhauer, Organizer %
1UU 1221 Cedar St.
Owensboro, KY 42301