Remembering Daniel Berrigan 1921 – 2016

Daniel Berrigan, former resident activist at RCNV in our founding year, widely known nonviolent resister, poet, author, social critic, Jesuit priest, and with William Stringfellow a significant donor towards the RCNV remodel, died April 30, 2016 at age 94. New York Times article about Dan Berrigan:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/01/nyregion/daniel-j-berrigan-defiant-priest-who-preached-pacifism-dies-at-94.html?_r=0 http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/postscript-daniel-berrigan-1921-2016 The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, […]

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Bob Fitch -A Life Well-Lived – Presenté!

The world lost an amazing organizer, Bob Fitch,  on Friday, April 29, 2016. Bob was 76. Below is a brief snapshot of Bob’s activism with the Resource Center for Nonviolence. For more about Bob, his life and photos, see BobFitchphoto.com    A memorial for Bob will be held on Friday, May 27, 2:00PM at Peace United […]

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Resource Center for Nonviolence Endorses the Driscoll’s Berry Boycott

The Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, California stands in solidarity with the nearly 70,000 farmworkers in Burlington, Washington and San Quintín, Baja California, who have organized a boycott of Driscoll’s berries. The workers, led by their independent unions, have been fighting since 2013 in Washington and 2015 in Baja California for a just […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Weekend JAN 16-18

The Santa Cruz NAACP a​nd the Resource Center for Nonviolence invites you to DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WEEKEND A creative and musical celebration in the spirit of the Courageous Leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saturday, January 16 – Monday, January 18, 2016 at the RESOURCE CENTER FOR NONVIOLENCE, 612 Ocean St., Santa […]

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No Thanks to Tanks!

Stop the Militarization of the Santa Cruz Police! Give Back the Bearcat; Let City Council know how you feel! Stop the national rush to militarize local police departments. Help resist efforts to form a local militarized police force in Santa Cruz. Come out on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Starting at 4:00pm Santa Cruz City Council, […]

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Have You Heard of the NDAA?

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is a federal law specifying the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense (DOD). Each year’s act also includes other provisions, some related to civil liberties (ACLU.org). This year the bill added these egregious amendments in regard to closing Guantánamo Bay, Brings Indefinite Detention to the U.S. Itself Bolsters […]

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