Dr. Kit Evans-Ford has been a trainer and activist for many years working relentlessly in the areas of nonviolence education and assisting people in healing from violence and abuse. Born in Mebane, North Carolina, education became a positive outlet for her. Kit holds a BA in Communications Studies, a MA in Teaching: Special Education, MA in Social Justice and Community Development, MDiv degree and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Spiritual Direction from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL. Dr. Kit is a Teach for America and United States Peace Corps Alumni. She has studied, worked, and served in England, Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Kit is a Hospice Chaplain at Genesis Hospital and is the founder of Testimonies of Hope: The Intercultural Christian Devotional Community at www.testimoniesofhope.org. Dr. Kit also splits her time as the Action Outreach Organizer for Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service where she is one of the lead organizers for Campaign Nonviolence. She has lead in organizing thousands of peace actions around the world.
She is the author of 101 Testimonies of Hope: Life Stories to Encourage Your Faith in God and A Children’s Book On Bishop Richard Allen: A Nonviolent Journey. She is also a certified Spiritual Director and leads Spirit Life, LLC: Spiritual Direction for Everyday People! Her program Overcoming the Storm: A Program for Women Healing from Violence and Abuse has assisted many women in their healing from sexual violence through support groups and spiritual retreats. Dr. Kit is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and serves as a minister at Grace City Church. Kit resides in Davenport, Iowa with her husband, Pastor Dwight L. Ford, and children; Imani and Justice.