<b>Joan Baez Benefit Concert 2014</b> - Joan Baez Concert May 2014 <b>John Leopold and Joan Baez 2014</b> - John Leopold and Joan Baez <b>Question Authority</b> -Interns Jane Andrews and Laura Boden hard at work Hall Dedication May 2014 <b>Sign Unveiling at Hall Dedication</b> - Sign Unveiling at Hall Dedication <b>Waiting for Joan Baez 2014</b>

Upcoming Events

    • THANK YOU to all those who attended and supported our ANNUAL DINNER and Program!

      THANK YOU to our Resource Center for Nonviolence Annual Dinner hosts, all of those who attended, and our Business Sponsors: We appreciate your support! All of you made the Dinner the most successful ever!  Proceeds from the Dinner, held on October 22,...

    • Support Islamic Center of Santa Cruz

      The Resource Center for Nonviolence stands in support of our neighbors in the Islamic Center of Santa Cruz who suffered vandalism on their place of worship. We support free and safe expression of religion for all. We believe each person...

    • SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, January 14: JOHN McCUTCHEON Benefit Concert for RCNV

      Save the Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 7:30p.m. New DAY:  WEDNESDAY John McCutcheon BENEFIT CONCERT for RCNV at the Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz   Join us for a rousing concert with John McCutcheon! This year,...

    • Erica Chenoweth on Why Nonviolence Works...

      "We found that during the period of 1900 to 2006, nonviolent resistance campaigns are about twice as effective as violent ones in achieving their goals. We also found that these trends hold even where most people expect nonviolent resistance to...


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