Events Calendar

  • October 24, 2014

    Friday, October 24: RSVP for RCNV ANNUAL DINNER & Program to feature Erica Chenoweth: Make your reservation NOW!

    You are invited to the Resource Center for Nonviolence 2014 ANNUAL DINNER & PROGRAM   "Nonviolence is Participation" featuring ERICA CHENOWETH, co-author of "Why Civil Resistance  Works, The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict." RSVP by October 10 See INVITATION and Details At: First Congregational Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 NEW this year:  5:00 - 6:00p.m.: Social Hour with Wine and Silent Auction 6:00p.m. Dinner: Gourmet Vegetarian cuisine 7:00p.m. Program featuring Erica Chenoweth The Annual Dinner for the Resource Center for Nonviolence, our biggest fundraiser of the year,  will be Friday, October 24  and will feature  Erica Chenoweth, co-author of "Why Civil Resistance...

    • Venue:
      Peace United Church
    • Start:
      October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      900 High St.
      Santa Cruz, CA,
    • Cost:
      RESERVATIONS required: $40 - 100. Tables $300-1000. Program only $8.50 - 25.
  • September 15, 2014

    Voices Across the Divide – Film, September 15 at 7:00

    Voices Across the Divide Film and Q&A with Alice Rothchild Oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through personal stories. $5-$10 sliding scale. 7 PM  

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 15, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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    • Cost:
      $7-15.00 sliding scale
  • September 18, 2014

    The Nonviolence Handbook, September 18 at 7:00

    Participation is the theme of Fall 2014 programs at RCNV All events at RCNV, 612 Ocean Street, unless a different location is given below.   September 11, 18, 25 at 7:00 “Nonviolence Handbook” discussion group with Irene O’Connell and Peter Klotz-Chamberlin. Read and discuss Michael Nagler’s 65-page introduction to social and personal nonviolence. Buy the book at RCNV ($12)

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 18, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • September 20, 2014

    Performance: ACOSO/Bullying. September 20, 2014 at 6:30

    Presented by RAICES and Watsonville High School Students In an effort to engage in collective healing, a diverse group of students from WHS come together to perform in a trilingual (English, Spanish, Mixteco) play that offers stories about the effects of bullying, and the strategies for how to deal with it. The play will focus the bullying experienced by young women and Oaxaqueno/a high school students. For more information please see flyer.  

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 20, 2014 6:30 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
      Santa Cruz, CA,
  • September 21, 2014

    Meatless Monday on Sunday, September 21 from 4:00-7:00

    Wondering what to make at home on Meatless Monday? Let's try out a bunch of different dishes and find out what you like! I had some requests for a potluck so people could try out some home-cooked food and figure out what to make for themselves. There will be some full-time vegetarians and vegans in attendance who are terrific cooks, so the food should be great and you can get some inspiration! Multiple meetup groups are attending. What to Bring...

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 21, 2014 4:00 pm
    • End:
      September 21, 2014 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
      Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • September 22, 2014

    Love Mondays at Discretion Brewery, September 22

    Join The Resource Center for Nonviolence Building for the Future Campaign at Discretion Brewery for Love Mondays! September 22 from 11:30-9:00 – %20 from every beer sold will go the support the Center, yay! For more information about the Brewery and Love Mondays please check out their site http://www.discretionbrewing.com/events/detail.php?event=Love_Mondays_15

    • Venue:
      Discretion Brewery
    • Start:
      September 22, 2014 10:00 am
    • End:
      September 22, 2014 9:00 pm
    • Address:
      2703 41st Avenue
      Soquel, CA,
  • September 25, 2014

    Participation: The Nonvioelnce Handbook, September 25 at 7:00

    Participation is the theme of Fall 2014 programs at RCNV All events at RCNV, 612 Ocean Street, unless a different location is given below.   September 11, 18, 25 at 7:00 “Nonviolence Handbook” discussion group with Irene O’Connell and Peter Klotz-Chamberlin. Read and discuss Michael Nagler’s 65-page introduction to social and personal nonviolence. Buy the book at RCNV ($12)

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 25, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • September 26, 2014

    Final Friday Open Mic with Project ReGeneration, September 26 at 7:00

    Project ReGeneration will explore Truth in Story Telling at RCNV for Final Friday Open Mic September 15 at 7:00

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      September 26, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • October 2, 2014

    SCCCCOR Presents a Racial Justice and Equality Event, October 2 from 7:00-9:30

    Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome Racism Presents a Racial Justice and Equality Event. October 2 from 7:00-9:30 (doors open at 6:30) Exposing the disastrous impact of Mass Incarceration on impoverished communities, and the "War on Drugs" and Communities of Color We will address Racism in its Institutional and Structural forms show Michelle Alexander's lecture: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness "The New Jim Crow" Discussion in large and small groups will follow SCCCCOR Racial Justice and Equality

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 2, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
      October 2, 2014 9:30 pm
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
      Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
  • October 7, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, Course on the Middle East at Cowell College, October 7

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      October 7, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      October 7, 2014 7:45 pm
  • October 8, 2014

    Participate! with Nina Simon, October 8 at 6:30

    “Participate!” with Nina Simon, Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. Mixer at 6:30 PM. Program at 7:30. Explore how your group can improve its invitation to participate. Nina will share her experience and advice about how she and her team have transformed the MAH into a participatory experience. The museum’s profile, attendance, and participation have skyrocketed under Nina’s leadership. Nina Simon is the author of “The Participatory Museum.” $10-$20 donation. Please RSVP.

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 8, 2014 6:30 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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    • Cost:
      $10-20.00 Donation
  • October 9, 2014

    Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolence, October 9 at 7:00

    “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict” A 3 week conversation group to explore and prepare for the author, Erica Chenoweth, speaking at the RCNV annual dinner. Buy the book at RCNV ($22). Case studies of the Iranian Revolution, Palestinian First Intifada, Philippine People Power, and Burmese Uprising. Dates: October 9, 16, 23 and 30    

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 9, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • October 14, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, Course on the Middle East at Cowell College, October 14

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      October 14, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      October 14, 2014 7:45 pm
  • October 16, 2014

    Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflic, October 16 at 7:00

      “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict” A 3 week conversation group to explore and prepare for the author, Erica Chenoweth, speaking at the RCNV annual dinner. Buy the book at RCNV ($22). Case studies of the Iranian Revolution, Palestinian First Intifada, Philippine People Power, and Burmese Uprising. Dates: October 9, 16, 23 and 30

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 16, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • October 21, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, Course on the Middle East at Cowell College, October 21

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      October 21, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      October 21, 2014 7:45 pm
  • October 23, 2014

    Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, October 23 at 7:00

    “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict” A 3 week conversation group to explore and prepare for the author, Erica Chenoweth, speaking at the RCNV annual dinner. Buy the book at RCNV ($22). Case studies of the Iranian Revolution, Palestinian First Intifada, Philippine People Power, and Burmese Uprising. Dates: October 9, 16, 23 and 30

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • October 24, 2014

    Nonviolence is Participatory, Annual Dinner with Erica Chenoweth, October 24 at 5:00

    “Nonviolence is Participatory” Annual Dinner program with Erica Chenoweth, co-author of “Why Civil Resistance Works: the Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict.” Gourmet vegetarian dinner with friends to support the work of RCNV. Reserve a ticket ($40-$100 sliding scale) or a table by calling RCNV. 5 PM meet and greet. 6 PM dinner. 7 PM program.

    • Venue:
      TBA
    • Start:
      October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
    • End:
    • Cost:
      $40-100.00 sliding scale
  • October 28, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, Course on the Middle East at Cowell College, October 28

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      October 28, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      October 28, 2014 7:45 pm
  • October 30, 2014

    Pumpkin Powered Poetry Open Mic, October 30 at 7:00

    “Pumpkin-Powered Poetry” Open Mic and pumpkin art workshop hosted by Project ReGeneration at RCNV, on Last Thursday, October 30 at 6 PM.  

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 30, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • October 30, 2014

    Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, October 30 at 7:00

    “Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict” A 3 week conversation group to explore and prepare for the author, Erica Chenoweth, speaking at the RCNV annual dinner. Buy the book at RCNV ($22). Case studies of the Iranian Revolution, Palestinian First Intifada, Philippine People Power, and Burmese Uprising. Dates: October 9, 16, 23 and 30

    • Venue:
      The Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      October 30, 2014 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean Street
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  • November 4, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, a course on the Middle East at Cowell College, November 4

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 13, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      November 4, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      November 4, 2014 7:45 pm
  • November 11, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, a course on the Middle East at Cowell College, November 11

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      November 11, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      November 11, 2014 7:45 pm
  • November 18, 2014

    Studying Conflict and Compassion, a course on the Middle East at Cowell College, November 18

    “Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture. Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM. Contact RCNV for conversation details. Dates: October 7, 14, 21 and 28 November 4, 11, 18

    • Venue:
      UCSC Merrill Colllege 105
    • Start:
      November 18, 2014 6:00 pm
    • End:
      November 18, 2014 7:45 pm