Author: Drew Glover

Solar Story of John and Kimlin

Hello Beloved Nonviolent Community, On Sunday, July 29th, at 2 PM the community will come to RCNV to celebrate the life and contributions of our dear friend John Keith. Read his wife Kimlin’s letter and story about John and how he continues to still inspires others, ultimately helping install solar panels to the RCNV, a…
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What is Happening in Palestine?

Within the last few weeks, there had been a Congressional Accompaniment Tour with local Santa Cruz delegates, Tom Helman, David Furnish, Joshua Grossman, Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, and Rose Leopold, Executive Assistant to Congressman Jimmy Panetta, which took a trip to Palestine Gaza. The group had visited cities and villages under military occupation, including East Jerusalem, Bethlehem,…
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Creating Positive Peace and Making Nonviolence Mainstream

In response to the political turmoil, prejudice, and violence plaguing our country, the Resource Center for Nonviolence held their twice-yearly Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training May 12th and 13th. Attended by a diverse group of individuals from different genders, ages, and ethnicities, the event provided participants with skills to peacefully navigate and effectively transform the…
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Black History Month, Black Heroes, and Black Panther

Black History Month has finally ended but the learning and understanding of African culture is constant and this month, the premiere of ‘Black Panther,’ and the work here at the center is only one small step towards reversing the injustices that our African and Black communities have endured. It is not a secret to us…
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Welcome Cipi! Tell us about the History of Artivism and First Friday!

Hello everyone, my name is Cipi Espaldon and I am excited to be a new part of the Resource Center for Nonviolence. I am now the new Administrative and Program and I the center and I will be in charge of office tasks and with creating and hosting events to strengthen our community as I…
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The ART of PROTEST and photos by Bob Fitch EXHIBIT extended to October 26!

The ART of PROTEST and Photos by Bob Fitch EXHIBIT AT: RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz This exhibit has been extended to October 26! Exhibit Dates: Sept. 1 – October 26 -, 2017    Sharat Lin collected these protest posters of the 60s and 70s. Also on exhibit: photos by Bob Fitch.      The Art of…
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See Video of Sept. 10 event- No PEACE Without Justice: Gandhian Nonviolence and its Relevance Today

 Did you miss this Sept. 10 event? No Peace without Justice: Gandhian Nonviolence and its Relevance Today  See livestream Video. Dr. Geeta Mehta related the power of Gandhian nonviolence in turbulent times in India to the current moment in the U.S. and her personal experience trekking with Vinoba Bhave, the spiritual heir of Mohandas Gandhi, during the India land-gift…
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See ARRT Exhibit (Artists Respond and Resist Together) Online!

You can now see the ARRT Exhibit ONLINE– (Artists Respond and Resist Together) at Museo Eduardo Carrillo. The show was on display at RCNV from July 3- August 18.  Spread the word! Also on continuing display are photos by Bob Fitch, former RCNV staff member and noted photojournalist who chronicled the Civil Rights and UFW…
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