City Budget Hearing Public Input Tuesday 10 AM

Tuesday, June 11, about 10 AM, the City Council will hear public testimony on City of Santa Cruz funding for community programs.  The subcommittee recommended full funding for most programs, including day services at the Homeless Service Center, but recommended cutting funds to the Homeless Garden Project and Barrios Unidos.   Over the last 5 […]

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Forum on Homelessness and our Home Town Wednesday, April 24, 7 PM

The second Santa Cruz Forum on Community Safety and Compassion will be about homelessness and community responses.  It will also be at Santa Cruz High School, 7 PM, April 24.  Speakers include Rev. Steve Defields-Gambrel of The Circle Church, Christine Sippl, Program Manager of Homeless Persons Health Project, Susan Brutschy, President of Applied Survey Research […]

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Join the Olive Harvest Delegation to Palestine and Israel October 26-November 8

October 26-November 8 RCNV’s own Sami Abed will co-lead this delegation with Interfaith Peace Builders.  This is the journey Scott Kennedy led more many years.  Meet RCNV’s allies in Israel and Palestine.  Experience the situation.  Return enlivened by new relationships. This delegation will provide an opportunity to participate in the Palestinian olive harvest season — […]

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Vigil for Newtown CT today 5 to 6 PM Town Clock

Friday, December 14, 2012, the lives of 26 people were taken and numerous families destroyed in Newtown, CT. As a mother, activist and human, this event not only forced me to tears but chiseled away at my trust. Aside from conversations about gun control and mental illness, it seems most important right now to support […]

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Applied Nonviolence series- Thursday November 8, 15

Four week series on Nonviolence Skills continues with Peter Klotz-Chamberlin and Project Regeneration’s Irene O’Connell began on Thursday, October 25. Join us as this participatory series continues.  7:00 PM at 612 Ocean Street.  Strengthen abilities to organize nonviolent action in a mutual learning environment.  The training series is based on the book, “Resource Manual for a Living […]

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