Tag: Justice

Meredith March Against Fear- 54th Anniversary

Meredith March Against Fear 54th Anniversary Photo above by Bob Fitch, Stanford Library Archives On June 7th, 1966, James Meredith, who had integrated the University of Mississippi in 1962, began the March Against Fear; an attempt to walk from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi, (Photo at Jackson state capitol above) to promote black voter registration and defy…
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RCNV’s response to the killing of George Floyd May 25, 2020

Justice will remain illusive unless we take an honest look at ourselves and how we are complicit in the perpetuation of racist ideas and actions within our lives and institutions. The senseless killing of George Floyd has devastated our community, nation and the world by laying bare the racist realities of People of Color yet…
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Sherry Conable – Presenté

Sherry Conable – Presenté. Sadly, we have lost longtime Santa Cruz activist Sherry Conable, who died February 4 at age 72. Memorial Details TBA. We appreciate Sherry’s leadership in public action for peace, justice, and human rights for all with Code Pink, Veterans for Peace and SCRAM (SC Resistance Against Militarization). She volunteered with RCNV and many other groups. I’ve…
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8 Reasons to support RCNV…

8 Reasons to SUPPORT the Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz, California: 1. We’re expanding our after-school nonviolence programs for local high school YOUTH.  Support RCNV via Santa Cruz Gives – through December 2018.  https://santacruzgives.org/nonprofit/eschaton-foundation/ 2. We offer TRAINING in NONVIOLENCE: Kingian Nonviolence trainings twice each year; 12/14/18-How We Win with George Lakey, who has led over…
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What is the Poor People’s Campaign–and why should I be part of it?

“I choose to identify with the underprivileged. I choose to identify with the poor. I choose to give my life for the hungry. I choose to give my life for those who have been left out… This is the way I’m going.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Beginning of the Poor People’s Campaign…
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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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In Memory of John Keith: John Keith Solar Future Fund

** NOTE: To donate, click Paypal button Below, not the button in the Right column.** John Keith, husband, father, dear friend, activist, photojournalist, computer engineer, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 21, 3am, 2017. In his honor, John’s family invites you to join them in supporting a project that combines…
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Support the SELMA Cultural Exchange Trip 2018!

The Resource Center for Nonviolence is asking for your help:   ​​ SUPPORT THE SELMA CULTURAL EXCHANGE TRIP 2018!  Your contribution will go to support TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS/SUBSIDIES for students and other undeserved community members: —- Limited spaces still available: Registration form. See a PDF PRESENTATION for additional info. From Tuesday, March 27th – Tuesday, April 3rd 2018 a group of 12 students…
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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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Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.–The Revolution Speech–Read it!

 Join us April 5th, 6:30 pm at RCNV with Rev. Deborah Johnson to listen and discuss it Delivered 4 April 1967, Riverside Church, New York City [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio. (2)] Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen:   I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be…
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