Wednesday, January 14, 2015: JOHN McCUTCHEON Benefit Concert for RCNV- Don’t miss this community celebration!

Save the Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 7:30p.m. New DAY:  WEDNESDAY John McCutcheon BENEFIT CONCERT for RCNV at the Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR: $20-35 suggested sliding scale donation. Cash or checks preferred. Doors open at around 7:00p.m. or whenever John finishes his sound check. Join […]

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January 13 – 19, 2015: Celebrating Compassion and Courage: In the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.: You are invited!!

The NAACP Santa Cruz County Branch, and the Resource Center for Nonviolence Invite you to a series of events:  —CELEBRATING COMPASSION and COURAGE— In the spirit of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. January 13 – January 19, 2015   Two Concerts, a Youth Day, a Film and More! DETAILS:  www.rcnv.org, 831.423.1626 Tuesday, January 13: 7-8pm AT the Del […]

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THANK YOU to all those who attended and supported our ANNUAL DINNER and Program!

THANK YOU to our Resource Center for Nonviolence Annual Dinner hosts, all of those who attended, and our Business Sponsors: We appreciate your support! All of you made the Dinner the most successful ever!  Proceeds from the Dinner, held on October 22, 2014, support our ongoing Resource Center for Nonviolence programs. Table hosts: Santa Cruz Friends Meeting, Women’s […]

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Support Islamic Center of Santa Cruz

The Resource Center for Nonviolence stands in support of our neighbors in the Islamic Center of Santa Cruz who suffered vandalism on their place of worship. We support free and safe expression of religion for all. We believe each person is responsible, in what we say and do, for violence in our community and culture. […]

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Erica Chenoweth on Why Nonviolence Works…

“We found that during the period of 1900 to 2006, nonviolent resistance campaigns are about twice as effective as violent ones in achieving their goals. We also found that these trends hold even where most people expect nonviolent resistance to be ineffective — for instance, against dictatorships and highly repressive regimes.”         […]

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Our Souls Turned into Weapons… Eulogy for an Afghanistan Vet: “During basic training, we are weaponized:our souls turned into weapons.”

  This is a very moving story from Common Dreams, of an Afghanistan Vet who served three tours and then came home to work for peace through activism and through his music – he recently took his own life… Click link or read story below… http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/16/our-souls-turned-weapons U.S. veteran Jacob George, a deeply admired anti-war activist […]

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