Jar Amok ('Jar' - Urdu for Root; 'Amok' - Hebrew for Deep) is a community-based healing and conflict transformation organization in Washington, DC working towards building deep connection and equity, no matter the barrier or obstacle.
Our site is changing!
In the coming weeks more content about Jar Amok's work and actions – which span 5+ years – will be posted into this platform (see below for a brief description). We are so excited to share more with you!
As a first step during the Covid-19 pandemic, we chose to showcase a bit about Street Seekers. Upcoming will be the model, and how Jar Amok's positioning towards Conflict and Harm Transformation.
Thank you for taking the time to more deeply get to know Jar Amok and Street Seekers!
About the Jar Amok Model
Drawn from the ancestral lineages of its founder, Hasan Bhatti, Jar Amok uses anti-oppressive and trauma-informed practices that weaves conflict transformation best practices and the ancestral cultures of the individuals and organizations involved.
Participants then learn through process how they may transform conflicts, harm, and oppression into the internal, interpersonal, communal, city-wide and systemic change needed for the given situation.