Stephen Zunes writes: Berrigan’s witness to nonviolence challenged church and nation

Berrigan’s witness to nonviolence challenged church and nation By Stephen Zunes Originally published in NCROnline, May 9, 2016, reposted on HuffPost Religion… Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, who died at the end of April, not only challenged the conscience of the Catholic church and the nation on the dangers of militarism and the need to affirm Christ’s […]

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Interview with John Dear about Dan Berrigan and the importance of the movement for nonviolence

Over the weekend, John Dear was interviewed on the RT-UK TV show Going Underground about his friendship with Fr. Daniel Berrigan and the importance of getting involved in the movement for nonviolence. Powerful watching! http://www.paceebene.org/…/john-dear-interviewed-on-rt-uk-…/ John Dear is an internationally recognized voice for peace. Archbishop Desmond Tutu recently nominated John Dear for the Nobel Peace […]

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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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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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Welcome to Dru Glover and Courtney Widerman: RCNV’s newest staff members!!

WELCOME to our Two New RCNV staff members!! The hiring committee was pleased to receive so many qualified applicants for our open positions. We are excited to announce our two new dynamic and experienced nonviolence organizers who started in Mid-March, 2016: Dru Glover, ADMINISTRATIVE/ PROGRAM Staff,  will be focused on social media/outreach/publicity, volunteer coordination, and nonviolence education and trainings. Dru […]

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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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