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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Remembering Daniel Berrigan 1921 – 2016

Daniel Berrigan, former resident activist at RCNV in our founding year, widely known nonviolent resister, poet, author, social critic, Jesuit priest, and with William Stringfellow a significant donor towards the RCNV remodel, died April 30, 2016 at age 94. New York Times article about Dan Berrigan:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/01/nyregion/daniel-j-berrigan-defiant-priest-who-preached-pacifism-dies-at-94.html?_r=0 http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/postscript-daniel-berrigan-1921-2016 The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, […]

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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 Endorses the Driscoll’s Berry Boycott

The Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, California stands in solidarity with the nearly 70,000 farmworkers in Burlington, Washington and San Quintín, Baja California, who have organized a boycott of Driscoll’s berries. The workers, led by their independent unions, have been fighting since 2013 in Washington and 2015 in Baja California for a just […]

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