What is Happening in Palestine?

Within the last few weeks, there had been a Congressional Accompaniment Tour with local Santa Cruz delegates, Tom Helman, David Furnish, Joshua Grossman, Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, and Rose Leopold, Executive Assistant to Congressman Jimmy Panetta, which took a trip to Palestine Gaza. The group had visited cities and villages under military occupation, including East Jerusalem, Bethlehem, […]

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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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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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In memoriam: Juanita Nelson, Civil Rights Activist, former RCNV Elder-in-Residence

Juanita Nelson died recently at age 91. She and her husband Wally were civil rights activists and war tax resisters who advocated for local food. They were Resource Center for Nonviolence Elders-in-Residence in the early 1980’s. Ms. Nelson and her partner, Wally, were both war opponents. Shown above as they picnicked in 1946. By Kathleen […]

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