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May 17: Santa Cruz Peace Chorale Concert:

<><><><>“Where Have all the Flowers Gone? A Choral Tribute to Pete Seeger <>Saturday, May 17–7:30pm Mount Calvary Lutheran Church 2402 Cabrillo College Drive, near Park Ave., adjacent to Montessori School–Soquel * Our annual concert, followed by our annual strawberry shortcake sale! Tickets: admission by donation/no one turned away. A benefit for Santa Cruz County’s Interfaith…
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American Friends Service Committe new video on cost of Iraq War

From our friends at the Ameirican Friends Service Committee: An Interesting look at our tax dollars:American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has just released a new 2 min. video to help people understand the outrageous amount of money that is being spent daily on the Iraq war — at the expense of meeting human needs.To reach…
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Grace Paley: A Celebration of her Life and Work Tuesday February 26th 7:30 p.m. The Mill Gallery

(From Left to Right: Scott Kennedy, Anita Heckman, Grace Paley, Phil McManus, Deena Hurwitz, Betsy Fairbanks, Doug Rand, Judy Bloomgardener) Please join us for a celebration of the life and work of Grace Paley. A notable list of local poets, feminists, activists, pacifists, writers and rascals will read from Paley’s work, including, Lee Swenson, Julie…
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Bassam Aramin & Elik Elhanan: Palestinian and Israeli Combatants for Peace

Update 2/12/08: You can now listen to the whole program, available for free download from Indybay.org/santacruz. Please Click Here to visit the Indybay article which contains the evening divided into 9 MP3’s of all the speakers numbered and presented in order of how they spoke. Special West Coast Speaking tour appearance in Santa Cruz! Wednesday…
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Feb. 24 “A Political Reading of the Life of Jesus,” with George Baldwin

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Melrose, Santa Cruz George Baldwin is author of “A Political Reading of the Life of Jesus.” Baldwin was a local pastor for twelve years and a seminary professor for fourteen years. He felt called to live in voluntary poverty and lived in Nicaragua from 1984…
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Active Nonviolence: A reading and discussion group on the principles of nonviolence with Scott Kennedy

Wednesdays, 7:30p.m.: Jan. 16, 23, Feb. 6. Please join Scott Kennedy, RCNV Middle East Program Coordinator on Wednesday evenings in January and the first Wednesday in February for a series of reading and discussions focusing on Nonviolence. Topics will include Gandhi’s Truth – The power of Active Nonviolence; Ends and Means; hating the sin, not…
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“DISSENT: VOICES OF CONSCIENCE” Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright Sunday, January 20 3:00 pm

Update! Click Here to download Ann Wright’s talk at the Vets Hall or check the whole article from SC Indymedia with additional MP3’s of Neal Coonerty, Diane Rejman, and the Raging Grannies. “DISSENT: VOICES OF CONSCIENCE” a book-reading and public presentation by COLONEL (Ret.) ANN WRIGHT. Sunday, January 20th 2008 3:00 p.m. Songs by “The…
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Jan. 18 and 19: RCNV Benefit Concerts w/ John McCutcheon

Friday, January 18, 7:30p.m., First Congregational Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz. Tickets $16-25 sliding scale Advance; $17-25 Door. Sat. January 19, Children and Family Concert, 10:a.m, First Congregational Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz. Tickets $8-15 sliding scale Advance; $10-15 Door. Tickets NOW available at: STREETLIGHT RECORDS, 941 Pacific Av., hours 10-10 daily; **SYLVAN…
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South Africa: Building Civil Society and Resolving Conflicts

Update: You can now download for free a copy of Boatamo’s talk including introductions and the Question and Answer portion of the evening. Please Click Here to visit the Indymedia article and download the separate segments. Dr. Boatamo Yvonne “Ati” Mosupyoe, African Studies Program Director, California State University, Sacramento, will be the special guest of…
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Audio of Sharon Delgado’s talk at Capitola Book Cafe available for free download.

On Wednesday December 12th 2007, Sharon Delgado read selections from her new book “Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith led resistance to Corporate Globalization” at the Capitola Book Cafe. Delgado is a former organizer with the Resource Center for Nonviolence, a Reverend of Earth Justice Ministries, and a global justice activist. Sharon walked us through…
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