Tag: peace


by Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, 1/7/20 The Resource Center for Nonviolence protests the assassination of top Iranian government leader Major General Qasem Soleimani by United States military forces. We encourage all organizations to join the local protest convened by Code Pink Saturday, January 25, 4:00 pm, at the Collateral Damage Statue / Town Clock, Santa Cruz. Protest alone is…
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Pat-Chamberlin-Calamar: presente!

Pat Chamberlin-Calamar, an enthusiastic supporter of the Resource Center for Nonviolence ever since its founding, died June 23, 2019 at age 93. Pat and her husband Don Calamar were leaders of Veterans for Peace in Santa Barbara, and set up crosses for Iraq war victims on the beach. She sang in Santa Barbara’s Raging Grannies and was…
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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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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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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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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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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

Stephen Zunes writes: Berrigan’s witness to nonviolence challenged church and nation

Berrigan’s witness to nonviolence challenged church and nation By Stephen Zunes Originally published in NCROnline, May 9, 2016, reposted on HuffPost Religion… Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, who died at the end of April, not only challenged the conscience of the Catholic church and the nation on the dangers of militarism and the need to affirm Christ’s…
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