We partner with community members and organizations committed to building nonviolent and just communities. Below is a list of some of our partners.
Community Mediation DC (CMDC) provides free mediation to all DC residents and teaches conflict resolution skills to neighbors, organizations, families, schools and community members across the city. The organization rely on highly skilled volunteer mediators, trained for free in exchange for volunteer hours, who reflect the diversity of the community they serve and hold mediation in the neighborhoods where disputes occur. Call 240-766-5311 to request mediation services.
Restorative DC focuses on raising awareness around, advocating for, and supporting the integration of evidence-based restorative practices in DC’s justice and dependency systems, schools, and community based youth-serving organizations to foster community and more effectively address the impacts of harm.
The Palm Collective is a black-led organization that seeks to build a coalition of grassroots organizations in the DMV and beyond. The organization is committed to creating forever change that will put an end to systemic racism and building an America that is for the people, by the people, through the power of collective action.
SURJ DC is a chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.
Poor People’s Campaign- DC Chapter is uniting people in Washington, D.C. to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality of religious nationalism. The Poor People’s Campaign is non-partisan but deeply political.
ONE DC exercises political strength to create and preserve racial and economic equity in Shaw and the District. The organization seeks to create a community in DC that is equitable for all. ONE DC’s organizing work centers on popular education, community organizing, and alternative economic development projects.
Capital NVC specializes in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) also called Compassionate Communication. Our focus is on transforming and healing ourselves, our relationships, structures of oppression, and our home, the Earth.
The Trust Network is building a national cohesion and peacebuilding infrastructure for the US, including an Early Warning Early Action system to prevent violence. Founded before the US 2020 elections and committed for the long term..
For three decades, Pace e Bene has been leading nonviolence trainings, publishing books on nonviolence, and taking action for nonviolent change. In the spirit of St. Francis, Gandhi, Dorothy Day, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the organization have persistently invited people everywhere to walk the path of nonviolence.
Partnerships with other UCP Teams
We are part of the Shanti Sena Network of U.S. and Canadian organizations offering unarmed civilian protection. This network helps us effectively build relationships, exchange lessons learned from local realities, mobilize for UCP, and share training resources and assessment tools.