“I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed.
I want the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible.”
– Mahatma Gandhi
A world where conflicts are resolved by nonviolent means.
The mission of EGMH is to cultivate universal values of truth, nonviolence, love, peace and service through education and community dialogue and to encourage visitors to embrace these values in their own lives to resolve conflicts nonviolently.
Location and Service Area
EGMH has secured a three-acre property in southwest Houston located at 12379 Riceville School Road at Beltway 8 South, Houston, TX 77071. The location has easy access to major thoroughfares with high visibility.
The Museum will serve the Houston area, Brazoria, Chambers Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties.
EGMH will be the first of its kind Museum in North America dedicated to addressing the complex social issues of violence, discrimination, social inequity, and racial injustice.
Through the story of Gandhi’s life, his liberation of India, and the use of nonviolent protests by subsequent civil rights leaders around the globe, there is compelling evidence that the power of truth and nonviolence can transform each of us and the world. To change the world, we must first believe that change is possible.
Once completed, EGMH will be a place where people of diverse backgrounds can come together and learn the stories of leaders who through peaceful means achieved profound social change. By studying and applying the teachings of the world’s greatest peace advocates, beginning with, Mahatma Gandhi, EGMH will create a multi‐generational, local model for sustainable social good ‐ one that is sure to become a global model.
Through immersive experiential learning, dialogue, and the practical application of nonviolent conflict resolution and mediation, EGMH will propagate the universal message of peace and demonstrate the power of nonviolent conflict resolution to right social injustices and inequities.