About Us

The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, is a peace and justice organization promoting the practice of nonviolent social change. Located in Santa Cruz, California, we cultivate relationships with allies around California, across the United States, in Latin America, the Middle East and elsewhere. Our primary mission is to support the growth of nonviolent activists. The Center hosts activists and analysts from nonviolent struggles around the world.

HOW WE WIN Workshop, led by George Lakey


Tuesday, December 4, 6:30 - 9:30pm AT RCNV

Participatory 2.5 hour workshop with internationally-known trainer George Lakey, author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning, a lively exploration of how to build power to contribute toward a movement of movements. George has led over 1500 workshops on five continents. “If you want to be a soldier, you can go to West Point. If you want to be a nonviolent change-maker, George Lakey has both remarkable stories and remarkable insights--not to mention some remarkable colleagues who add their perspective to this necessary manual.” -- Bill McKibben, co-founder 350.org

Kingian Nonviolence Training: November 17-18, 2018


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PPC Town Hall Every First Thursday of the Month

NEXT: DECEMBER 13, APTOS Library, 7965 Soquel Dr., 6:00 - 8:00pm



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