GIVING OPPORTUNITY: Help UCSC Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) to attend “Critical Mass: With Our Roots in Resistance, Forging a Just Future.”

GIVING OPPORTUNITY: Help UCSC Students for Justice in Palestine  to attend “Critical Mass: With Our Roots in Resistance, Forging a Just Future.” the National Students for Justice in Palestine conference in Washington, DC on November 4-6. See detailed proposal. Contact Celia for more info.

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5.7.16: Mark Braverman: BDS not anti-Semitic — it’s the best hope for Israel

Mark Braverman:  BDS not anti-Semitic — it’s best hope for Israel By Mark Braverman, Special to the Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 05/07/16, 5:20 PM PDT | http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/opinion/20160507/mark-braverman-bds-not-anti-semitic-x2014-its-best-hope-for-israel In his April 30 opinion piece, Rabbi Richard Litvak names the “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.” In so doing he asks us to agree that the intent of […]

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The Justice for Palestine conference was a great success!

The April 29 and 30, 2016 JUSTICE FOR PALESTINE: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions at the Crossroads of Campus, Church and Community conference held at Peace United Church in Santa Cruz was a great success, with 350 participants, excellent speakers and workshop leaders, great spirit. BDS founder Omar Barghouti skyped in from Ramallah. It was a strong contribution […]

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Resource Center for Nonviolence supports BDS- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

Resource Center for Nonviolence supports BDS- the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement RCNV BDS Statement 1.16 The Steering Committee of the Resource Center for Nonviolence approved this statement by consensus at its meeting January 12, 2016. The Resource Center for Nonviolence advocates free speech, public education, community organizing, and nonviolent action seeking freedom, human rights, […]

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November 2- December 17: ENDURING POWER: the Middle Eastern and Iranian Woman’s Story– Photography Exhibit and Film Series–

THANK YOU TO ALL who attended the 12/4/15 First Friday reception and films. We had an enthusiastic turnout. People appreciated seeing the exhibit, the films, and hearing Tata Monfared speak about the exhibit. Join us on Human Rights Day, Thursday, December 10, for the final film in our series, And see the exhibit too! Details […]

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Remembering AL WASSERMAN: Civil Rights and anti-war activist; participated in the Selma to Montgomery march with Martin Luther King

Al Wasserman, 10/1/26 – 8/14/15, led several thought provoking RCNV Study Groups, including “Violence: reflections on a national epidemic” by James Gilligan and “War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning” by Chris Hedges. He enjoyed a good discussion about weighty moral issues. Al was a long-time RCNV supporter and attended many of our events over the years. […]

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