Note: Due to COVID-19, we are not regularly shipping books at this time. If you order a PDF, we will email it promptly. All other book orders will be shipped only when it is safe to do so. 

Facilitating Group Learning: Strategies for Success with Adult Learners

This book is temporarily out of print. We are currently accepting preorders for the second edition, which has an anticipated release date of summer 2020. Preorders will help expedite the publishing process. Contact us if you are interested in bulk orders for your organization.

by George Lakey

This book defines principles and techniques for teaching adults in groups and includes illustrative stories from the experiences of the author. It deals with issues of diversity, as well as authenticity and emotions in group learning. This book describes how to design effective learning experiences, and how to facilitate these learning experiences, and brings all the elements of the author’s approach together. It also includes material on sustaining the educator, working with social movements, and an effective toolkit. This book is resource for facilitators of adults in group learning situations.

Paperback: $20.00 Includes shipping within N. America. Shipping outside N. America costs extra.

Opening Space for Democracy

by Daniel Hunter and George Lakey

Hundreds of training activities in detail, over 60 handouts with the content of how to defend human rights against violence, an integrated 23-day curriculum, many tips for trainers, and mini-essays on pedagogical theory — all of this is included in the 634-page book newly available from Training for Change (TFC).

Hardcover: $25.00 Includes shipping within N. America. Shipping outside N. America costs extra.
Downloadable PDF: $15.00

The Sword That Heals

by George Lakey

When state-sponsored violence meets nonviolent people power, which one wins? As George Lakey shows in this passionate and well researched piece, it’s nonviolence that tends to win hands down. Originally written as a rebuttal to the Ward Churchill screed “Pacifism as Pathology,” this booklet is filled with recent real-world examples of nonviolent victories.

Paperback: $5.00 Includes shipping within N. America. Shipping outside N. America costs extra.

Towards a Living Revolution: A five-stage framework for creating radical social change

by George Lakey

For 50 years, George Lakey has pursued radical nonviolence with determination, imagination and a wondrously creative intelligence. Toward a Living Revolution, one of his most powerful works, provides invaluable tools for understanding the scale of the task that faces us as we pursue radical social change, and creates an inclusive framework for activists of different persuasions to develop our next steps together.

Paperback: $20.00

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: An Organizing Guide

by Daniel Hunter

Expanding on the call to action in Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this accessible organizing guide puts tools in your hands to help you and your group understand how to make meaningful, effective change. Learn about your role in movement-building and how to pick and build campaigns that contribute towards a bigger mass movement against the largest penal system in the world. This important new resource offers examples from this and other movements, time-tested organizing techniques, and vision to inspire, challenge, and motivate.

Paperback: $13.00 Includes shipping within N. America. Shipping outside of N. America costs extra.