The Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training of Chicago (AWC) offers programs on Kingian Nonviolence theory and practice to Chicago area schools and school communities.
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"Student Voices on School Safety" (14 minutes)

Peace in the Schools

Nonviolence trainings in Chicago area high schools are expanding

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We thank the Allstate Foundation and Woods Fund of Chicago

Rev. Addie Wyatt


“Change can come but you cannot do it alone.” – Rev. Addie Wyatt

Addie Wyatt was a labor and religious leader, and a tireless fighter for civil rights and women’s rights. In 1954, she became the first African American female president of a United Packinghouse Workers of America local. President Kennedy appointed her to his Commission on the Status of Women in 1962. She was also a founding member of the National Organization of Women (1963), the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (1972), and the Coalition of Labor Union Women in (1974).