Events Calendar

  • March 29, 2015

    Sunday, March 29: “Dandelion Insurrection” Book Reading and an Art & Action Workshop with Rivera Sun

    Sunday, March 29th "Dandelion Insurrection" Book Reading, and an Art & Action Workshop with Rivera Sun Reading 1-2pm;  Workshop 2-5pm AT: Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St. When art and action collide, hearts break open, minds expand, and mountains move! Author, activist and actor Rivera Sunwrote "The Dandelion Insurrection," a novel, in 2013. READING:  1-2pm by donation. Rivera Sun brings to life not only The Dandelion Insurrection's powerful words of love and change, but also the brand-new novel, "Billionaire Buddha," which features some Santa Cruz characters! ---- ART & ACTION...

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      March 29, 2015 1:00 pm
    • End:
      March 29, 2015 5:00 pm
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,
    • Cost:
      Reading- by Donation; Art/Action Workshop: $30
  • March 31, 2015

    Tuesday, March 31: Caravana 43- Justice for Ayotzinapa! Parents/classmates to speak

    Justice for Ayotzinapa! Tuesday, March 31, 2015,  6-8p.m. AT:  RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz See PDF flier Join us for a discussion with the parents and classmates of the 43 university students from Raul Isidro Burgos Normal Rural School of Ayotzinapa who were killed in Mexico. This discussion aims to shed light on how US tax dollars are helping fund the current violence in Mexico.More info Sponsored by the California Students for Ayotzinapa-UCSC Collective. Co-sponsored by RCNV, American Indian Resource Center/USEU of UCSC,...

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      March 31, 2015 6:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,
  • April 3, 2015

    Friday, April 3; Prison USA- SC Public Libraries Kick-off for BOOK to ACTION series, at RCNV. Film, tour, speaker

    Film and Discussion: PRISON USA Kick-off for the Santa Cruz Public Libraries' Book to Action series: Read * Discuss * Participate * Act   Friday, April 3, 6:30p.m. AT: RCNV, 612 Ocean St. Tour Barrios Unidos' life-sized prison cell model and hear a talk by UCSC Sociology Professor Craig Reinarman providing an overview and update on Michelle Alexander's work. Free copes of Alexander's book "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" available at this event, while supplies last. Co-sponsors: RCNV, Barrios Unidos, Charter...

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      April 3, 2015 6:30 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, California,
  • April 4, 2015

    Saturday, April 4: The Targeted Village, Film and Q&A

    The Targeted Village Film and Q & A Saturday, April 4 1:30p.m. AT: RCNV, 612 Ocean St. See PDF Flier The film follows Okinawan opposition to the construction of U.S. military helipads near the eco-village of Takae, located in an especially well-preserved area of Yanbaru, a subtropical rainforest in the northern part of the main island. Film will be followed by a Q &A with UCSC Professor Alan Christy and Yoko Fukimura. Co-sponsored by UCSC Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center, UCSC...

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      April 4, 2015 1:30 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, California,
  • April 13, 2015

    Monday, April 13: Got Human Rights? Palestinians Don’t. with Iyad Burnat

    GOT HUMAN RIGHTS? Palestinians Don't.  Featuring Iyad Burnat   Monday, April 13, 7:00p.m. AT: RCNV, 612 Ocean St. Iyad will be speaking about what life is like under Israeli occupation, his village's ongoing struggle for justice and freedom, and what inspires him to continue nonviolent resistance.     Iyad Burnat is the coordinator for the popular committee in Bil'in, Palestine, a small farming village 7 miles west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. For ten years Iyad and the...

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      April 13, 2015 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,
  • April 16, 2015

    Thursday, April 16: Muslim Women: Equality and Justice Movements Globally with Dr. Amina Wadud

    "Muslim Women: Equality and Justice Movements Globally"  with  Dr. Amina Wadud Thursday April 16 Kresge Town Hall, UCSC 7-9pm   See PDF flier Dr. Amina Wadud is an African American scholar of gender and Islam with a focus on Qur'an exegesis. She has taught at the Islamic University of Malaysia, the Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Gadjah Mada University of Indonesia. Her first book, Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective (1999), contributes a gender-inclusive reading...

    • Venue:
      Kresge Town Hall, UCSC
    • Start:
      April 16, 2015 7:00 pm
    • End:
    • Address:
      UCSC
      Santa Cruz, , California,
  • March 31, 2015

    De Colores- Kids on Broadway Spring Program: Rehearsals begin March 31.

    Kids' Theater at RCNV! Kids on Broadway 2015 SPRING PROGRAM for ages 6-11 "DE COLORES"  Rehearsals begin March 31st at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz For more information: or call 831 234 6103 We love having Kids on Broadway Junior Thespians rehearse and perform in Scott Kennedy Hall at RCNV! They will perform De Colores on May 9. KOB director April Burns is also a long-time GI Rights Hotline counselor.  

    • Venue:
      Resource Center for Nonviolence
    • Start:
      March 31, 2015 12:00 am
    • End:
      May 9, 2015 12:00 am
    • Address:
      612 Ocean St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,
  • May 9, 2015

    Support RCNV’s Project ReGeneration through the HUMAN RACE, Saturday, May 9

    Give your pledge of support for RCNV's Project ReGeneration through   the HUMAN RACE on Saturday, May 9. We would love your support through a pledge or your participation! For more information, contact Jay. For more info about the Human Race:  http://www.humanracesc.org/race-info/race-day-information/

    • Start:
      May 9, 2015 12:00 am
    • End:
    • Address:
      2300 Delaware
      Santa Cruz, , California,
  • May 29, 2015

    May 29 – 31: Undoing Racism Workshop by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

    SCCCCOR invites the community to an The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond-  Undoing Racism Workshop   A 2 1/2 day workshop that goes tot the root of institutionalized and Structural Racism   When:  Friday, May 29, 5-8p.m. Saturday, May 30 from 9a.m. - 5p.m. Sunday, May 31 from 9a.m. - 3p.m.   Where: Santa Cruz Police Department Community Room 155 Center  St., Santa Cruz, CA   Cost:  $350 To register go to:  http://www.overcomeracism.org Questions about the Workshop:   Leslie...

    • Venue:
      SC Police Department Community Room
    • Start:
      May 29, 2015 12:00 am
    • End:
      May 31, 2015 12:00 am
    • Address:
      155 Center St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,
    • Cost:
      $350
  • April 14, 2015

    April 14- July 5: Women, Peace and Power – WILPF portrait exhbit at downtown SC Public Library

    Women Peace & Power WILPF Portrait Exhibit at the downtown SC Public Library Part of the WILPF 100th anniversary events April 14 - July 5 RCNV staff member Anita Heckman is included in the exhibit among many other "endurance activists." See PDF Flier. More Info

    • Venue:
      Downtown Santa Cruz Public Library
    • Start:
      April 14, 2015 12:00 am
    • End:
      July 5, 2015 12:00 am
    • Address:
      224 Church St.
      Santa Cruz, , California,