Coming up this October!

COMING UP!
 @ RCNV 612 Ocean St.
 
Thursday 10/16, 23 
       Why Civil Resistance Works
           Discussions supported by Erica Chenoweth’s “Why              Civil Resistance Works” 7-9PM 
 
 
 
 
Tuesday 10/14, 21, 28
        Discussions on Racism in SC
                Conversations supported by the film “Race: The Power of Illusion.” The 14th and 28th discussion will be at Santa Cruz Public Library, the 21st at RCNV. 7-9PM
 
 
 
 
Friday 10/24
             Resource Center’s Annual Benefit Dinner at Peace United with keynote speaker Erica Chenoweth!
 
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! 
                                             2-5p: Cook and set-up
                                             5-8p: Serve dinner
                                             8-9:30p: Clean-up
send an email to regeneratepeace@gmail.com if you can help!
 
 
 
Thursday 10/30
             OPEN MIC! 6:30p pumpkin painting, 7:30p sign-ups, 8-10p open mic. Some pumpkins available, BYOP. Free, donations welcome, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.

Volunteers Needed!!

Hello friends of Project ReGeneration and the Resource Center for Nonviolence!

October is a super busy month for us! We need your help!

Here is a list of event and volunteer positions needing to be filled. If you have availability, please email regeneratepeace@gmail.com

Wednesday Oct 8th: An evening with Museum of Art & History director Nina Simon
We are needing help to set-up starting at 5:30 PM and breakdown at 7:30 PM
For more information on the event, click here:

http://rcnv.org/event/participate-with-nina-simon-october-9-at-630/

Friday October 24th: RCNV’s Annual Dinner
We are needing help preparing food day-of (1:30pm-5pm) and serve food in the evening (5:30-7:30pm) and clean up (8-9pm). The event is at Peace United church on 900 high st.

Check out the events calendar for more exciting events coming up this weekend!

THANK YOU!

Nonviolence is Participatory! Upcoming programs:

Check out upcoming Fall 2014 programs from the Resource Center for Nonviolence:

Nonviolence is Participatory!

Action, Relationships, Collaboration, People Power

Participation is the theme of Fall 2014 programs at RCNV

            All events at RCNV, 612 Ocean Street, unless a different location is given below.

September 11, 18, 25

“Nonviolence Handbook” discussion group with Irene O’Connell and Peter Klotz-Chamberlin.  Read and discuss Michael Nagler’s 65-page introduction to social and personal nonviolence.  Buy the book at RCNV ($12).  7 PM

September 15

“Voices Across the Divide” film and Q & A with Alice Rothchild.  Oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through personal stories. $5-$10 sliding scale.  7 PM

September 20

“Meatless Mondays on a Sunday” vegetarian and vegan potluck at RCNV with the Vegetarian Meet-Up. 4-7 PM. RSVP

September 22

Love Mondays at Discretion Brewery.  2703 41st Ave. 20% proceeds benefit RCNV’s Building for the Future Campaign.  10 AM to 9 PM.

September 26

Open Mic “Truth and Story Telling” with Project ReGeneration. 7 PM

October 7, 14, 21, 28, 

November 4, 13, 18

“Studying Conflict and Compassion” re: the Middle East. Cowell College course lectures (Hatam Bazian, Christine King, Bruce Thompson, Stephen Zunes and more), plus community conversation after each lecture.  Lectures at Merrill College 105, 6-7:45 PM.  Contact RCNV for conversation details.

October 8

“Participate!” with Nina Simon, Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.  Mixer at 6:30 PM.  Program at 7:30.  Explore how your group can improve its invitation to participate. Nina will share her experience and advice about how she and her team have transformed the MAH into a participatory experience.  The museum’s profile, attendance, and participation have skyrocketed under Nina’s leadership.  Nina Simon is the author of “The Participatory Museum.”  $10-$20 donation.  Please RSVP.

October 9, 16, 23, 30

“Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict” 3 week conversation group to prepare for the author speaking at the RCNV annual dinner.  Buy the book at RCNV ($22).  Case studies of the Iranian Revolution, Palestinian First Intifada, Philippine People Power, and Burmese Uprising.

October 24

“Nonviolence is Participatory” Annual Dinner program with Erica Chenoweth, co-author of “Why Civil Resistance Works: the Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict.”  Gourmet vegetarian dinner with friends to support the work of RCNV.  Reserve a ticket ($40-$100 sliding scale) or a table by calling RCNV.  5 PM meet and greet.  6 PM dinner.  7 PM program.

October 30

“Pumpkin-Powered Poetry” Open Mic and pumpkin art workshop on Last Thursday.  6 PM.

All Fall

Building for the Future Capital Campaign.  House meetings, visits, invitations to help RCNV build a better building to serve social change groups, non-profit organizations, and its own programs to grow nonviolence.  Your contribution builds for the future!  For more info: http://rcnv.org