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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WE’RE HIRING! Position: Administrative and Program Staff, half-time. Focus on social media, volunteer coord. & NV program. Apply by 2/5/16.

WE’RE HIRING!   View 1.5.16 RCNV JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Resource Center for Nonviolence  Position:  Administrative & Program Staff TO APPLY: Scroll down for details.    The deadline for applications is Friday, February 5, 2016. The Resource Center for Nonviolence seeks a new staff member to conduct social media, outreach, administrative, and program coordination tasks in a collaborative team of 4 half-time staff […]

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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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