Source: (2008) Peaceways, AGLI, vol.3(1).

During the workshop I gained a greater understanding of this idea; the youth of Kenya suffer the violence of disempowerment and this creates the potential for further violence. I will relate my understanding of how the AVP [Alternatives to Violence Project] workshop I attended facilitated a transformation in participants from (relative) disempowerment/violence to empowerment/non-violence. I will follow the utilitarian structure of the workshop itself, raising consciousness and moving incrementally from passive negative elements to positive active elements. (excerpt)

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