Category: Events

A big THANK YOU to our 11.2.19 Annual Dinner Supporters: Businesses and Individuals…

THANK YOU!!! Our November 2, 2019 Annual Dinner with Enid Lee was a great success. We are so appreciative of all the individuals and businesses who supported this event. THANK YOU to our Business Supporters: Trader Joe’s Front St., Staff of Life Natural Foods Market, Pacific Cookie Company, Beckmann’s Old World Bakery, Discretion Brewery, Coffeol…
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Why Gandhi Today?

Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Why does a man who was born 150 years ago in India mean so much to me and, I would argue, all of us?  In brief Gandhi developed passive resistance into active nonviolence. Gandhi fought racism in South Africa and colonialism in India.…
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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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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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Many THANKS to these businesses that supported our Oct., 2017 Annual Dinner

Many THANKS to these businesses that supported our October, 2017 RCNV Annual Dinner. We encourage all to share our appreciation by supporting them: Whole Foods Beckmann’s Old World Bakery Staff of Life Trader Joes Swanton Berry Farm Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Discretion Brewery Pacific Cookie Company

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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Read our 12.16 Center Report… lots of photos!

Here is our  December, 2016 Center Report: lots of photos and information! 12.16 Resource Center for Nonviolence CENTER REPORT

Buy tickets to John McCutcheon in Concert: Tuesday, January 17

Don’t miss Legendary Folksinger, songwriter, instrumentalist  John McCutcheon TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017 CONCERT. AT RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA.  Time: 7:30PM NO more tickets via Paypal. Come to the concert to pay at the door. There may be a few tickets still available. Ticket info: Advance Tickets sliding scale $18-35.  Door: $20-35.     Bring in the New Year with…
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Bob Fitch Memorial: 5/27/16– Link to video and 2015 radio interview with Bob

Autumn Sun took some nice photos at Bob’s memorial in May, 2016: https://www.facebook.com/autumn.sun.58/media_set?set=a.10208879829008074.1073741943.1085185228&type=3 Thank you to Eric Thiermann and Impact Creative for videotaping Bob Fitch’s memorial on 5/27/16 at Peace United Church in Santa Cruz. See link to video below. We encourage people to share it and download it to your computers if you want…
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November 2- December 17: ENDURING POWER: the Middle Eastern and Iranian Woman’s Story– Photography Exhibit and Film Series–

THANK YOU TO ALL who attended the 12/4/15 First Friday reception and films. We had an enthusiastic turnout. People appreciated seeing the exhibit, the films, and hearing Tata Monfared speak about the exhibit. Join us on Human Rights Day, Thursday, December 10, for the final film in our series, And see the exhibit too! Details…
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