<b>About the RCNV</b> - a peace and social justice organization dedicated to the principles of nonviolent social change <b>Peace Flags</b> - at the Museum of Art & History (MAH) in Santa Cruz <b>Question Authority</b> - Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Jan. 18-20, 2013 <b>La Liga de la Comunidad</b> - the Community Soccer League <b>The Good Food Festival</b>
  • Kathy Kelly, April 16, 2014 7:00

    Kathy Kelly speaks on The Cost of War, the Price of Peace:Eyewitness Reports from Afghanistan Wednesday, April 16, 7:00p.m. at the Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz   Kathy Kelly co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign...

  • Marjorie Swann, Nonviolent Activist

    Marjorie Swann, Nonviolent Activist Marjorie Swann, nonviolent activist for disarmament, peace and civil rights, died March 14 in her home in Santa Cruz. Swann was 93 years old. Marjorie Swann was instrumental in many of the historic anti-war  demonstrations of...

  • An Evening with JOAN BAEZ - Benefit Concert - Friday, May 9, 2014

    The Joan Baez Benefit Concert for the Resource Center for Nonviolence Building for the Future Campaign, on Friday, May 9, at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz, is nearly sold out. There are no more tickets available through Ticketweb, the Rio Theatre or...

  • Activist through the Lens of Parenting

    Activism through the lens of Parenting Hello Friends, I am the newest staff member at the Resource Center and have proudly worn that title since August 2012. If you have seen me at the Center, most likely you have also...


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The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, is a peace and social justice organization dedicated to the principles of nonviolent social change.

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