Marjorie Swann, Nonviolent Activist

Marjorie Swann, Nonviolent Activist Marjorie Swann, nonviolent activist for disarmament, peace and civil rights, died March 14 in her home in Santa Cruz. Swann was 93 years old. Marjorie Swann was instrumental in many of the historic anti-war  demonstrations of the 1960’s. She joined Dick Gregory in a 22 month fast seeking an end to […]

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Activist through the Lens of Parenting

Activism through the lens of Parenting Hello Friends, I am the newest staff member at the Resource Center and have proudly worn that title since August 2012. If you have seen me at the Center, most likely you have also seen the two, tiny people who follow closely behind! Whether I am at the Center […]

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

Remembering Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) Nelson Mandela “We fought injustice wherever we found it, no matter how large, or how small, and we fought injustice to preserve our own humanity.” “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects […]

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Long Days of Travel and First Impressions of Bethlehem

Long Days of Travel and First Impressions of Bethlehem Report One — October 31, 2013 The following excerpts are from the first report of the Olive Harvest Delegation to Palestine/Israel, co-sponsored by Interfaith Peace-Builders, the Resource Center for Nonviolence, and the Palestine-Israel Action Coalition of Santa Cruz. You may read the full report online here. […]

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