Remembering AL WASSERMAN: Civil Rights and anti-war activist; participated in the Selma to Montgomery march with Martin Luther King

Al Wasserman, 10/1/26 – 8/14/15, led several thought provoking RCNV Study Groups, including “Violence: reflections on a national epidemic” by James Gilligan and “War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning” by Chris Hedges. He enjoyed a good discussion about weighty moral issues. Al was a long-time RCNV supporter and attended many of our events over the years. […]

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Announcing a new Partnership between the Resource Center for Nonviolence and Senses Cultural

Announcing a Partnership between the Resource Center for Nonviolence and Senses Cultural for a Collaboration on a series of Photography Exhibits– Enduring Power: the Middle Eastern and Iranian Woman’s Story— See interview with Anita Heckman about the partnership between Senses Cultural and RCNV:  http://sensescultural.org/2015/07/02/a-new-collaboration-with-rcnv/ Enduring Power’s 44 images represent a wide range of experiences, aspirations, fears and realities […]

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on YouTube now: Scott Kennedy 2008 El-Hibri Prize Acceptance speech/ slideshow

This speech was delivered by Resource Center for Nonviolence co-founder Scott Kennedy in 2008 when he was awarded the 2008 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize. In May, 2014, the El-Hibri Foundation produced this Youtube video that combines audio from Scott’s speech with a slideshow. The photos are courtesy of Bob Fitch Photo Archives © Stanford University Libraries, Matt Fitt and […]

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Long Days of Travel and First Impressions of Bethlehem

Long Days of Travel and First Impressions of Bethlehem Report One — October 31, 2013 The following excerpts are from the first report of the Olive Harvest Delegation to Palestine/Israel, co-sponsored by Interfaith Peace-Builders, the Resource Center for Nonviolence, and the Palestine-Israel Action Coalition of Santa Cruz. You may read the full report online here. […]

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Where Should The Birds Fly? Film by Fida Qishta

The stories of two resilient young Palestinian women struggling for normalcy in the cruel abnormality of Gaza. Meet the filmmaker, Fida Qishta Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7 PM at the Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz $5-10 donation, sliding scale No one turned away for lack of funds Sponsored by the Women’s […]

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