Amanda Blaine loves supporting individuals and groups creating social and environmental change. She draws on nonviolent communication and years of working as a public school teacher and dialogue facilitator. She lives near Seattle.

Articles by Amanda

Who Is Your Teacher Today?

When teachers have mentors and teachers of their very own, the results can make a meaningful impact.

What Change Looks Like: Notes From Ferguson

This educator wants young people to know that a small group of organized, passionate and hardworking people is behind a national movement.

Create Safety by Modeling Vulnerability

This teacher’s choice to be vulnerable with her students transformed the learning experience.

Practice Internal Nonviolence

For this teacher, transforming her interactions with herself translates into the vision of peace she wants to teach in her classroom.