Calendar

September 11
“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

September 26th People-Powered Poetry Open Mic @ RCNV
6:30PM “Revolutionary Secret Sharing” workshop led by Jasmine Schflake
8-10PM Open Mic

 

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.

 

 

Past Events:

August 29th People-Powered Poetry Open Mic @ RCNV

June 2014
Queer Youth Mixer after Pride Parade @ Casa Kennedy

May 2014
People-Powered Poetry @ RCNV

April 2014
People-Powered Poetry @ the MAH

March 2014

Soup’er Heroes Youth Bike Ride to support Food Not Bombs March 9

February 2014

Mural Envisioning Process 

Discussion with Bernadette Muthien

January 31 2014 People-Powered Consciousness Open Mic

November 7th 2013 Prison Abolition: A Community Discussion 

October 21st and 28th; November 4th and 18th 2013

Create Consent Culture Series on:

US Military Intervention
Sexual Assault
Reproductive Justice
Immigration and Economic Justice

August 2nd 2013

Museum of Art and History First Friday Event

July 29th- August 3rd 2013

Exploring Your Social Justice Community: Six Day Workshop

May 30th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Speakers’ Panel: Complexities of Rape Culture

May 9th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Film Series: The Invisible War

April 18th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Film Series: No! The Rape Documentary

March 29th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Multimedia Narrative Production

March 8th 2013
Resist Rape Culture March and Rally

February 29th 2013
People-Powered Consciousness Open Mic

 

Past Events

 

August 2nd 2013
Museum of Art and History First Friday Event

 

July 29th- August 3rd 2013
Exploring Your Social Justice Community: Six Day Workshop

 

May 30th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Speakers’ Panel: Complexities of Rape Culture

 

May 9th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Film Series: The Invisible War

 

April 18th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Film Series: No! The Rape Documentary

 

March 29th 2013
Resist Rape Culture Multimedia Narrative Production

 

March 8th
Resist Rape Culture March and Rally

 

 

 

January 18-20th

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Event Weekend!
Youth Day included outdoor activities: “bomb boarding,” live DJ, breakdancing, arts activities for youth, and fresh organic food

 

LA rapper Abstract Rude presented a lesson in hip-hop, and followed with a performance! Pictures coming soon!

 

Friday November 30th

 

People-Powered Consciousness!

 

Project ReGeneration is teaming up with Brain Mind Consciousness Society for a very special Final Friday Open Mic!
Sign-ups start at 7pm at the RCNV 612 Ocean St.

 

Thursday October 25th (and following 3 Thursdays)

 

Applied Nonviolence study sessions based on the book “Resource Manual for a Living Revolution” This is a great opportunity to learn tools and skills to organize your community for nonviolent direct action.
7-9pm at 612 Ocean St.

 

$10-30 suggested donation sliding scale, discount for students.

 

Please e-mail regenerate peace@gmail.com to RSVP!

 

Intern Meeting TBA

 

Friday, October 26

 

Pumpkin-Powered Poetry!

 

5pm: Pumpkin Decorating and potluck @515 Broadway, then

 

7pm: Open Mic @Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St

 

People-powered poetry! Pedal-powered sound system!                  Come share your story, poetry, music, snacks, and good vibes!

 

 

 

 

October 13th

 

Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St.

 

1-5pm

 

Community BBQ!!!

 

Please join us for an artistically-inspired potluck BBQ hosted by RCNV’s creative new arts inspired youth program Project Regeneration. Grill Master Michael Hernandez will be grilling up lots of yummy seasonal veggies and we invite you to bring
sides such as salads, pastas, drinks and deserts, Veggie only please.  We will have brief presentations on what’s upcoming for the RCNV, musical entertainment, great socializing and fun activities as well.  We wanna see you there!
Friday October 5th 
Museum of Art History, Santa Cruz
5-9pm
We will have a small exhibition at the MaH’s History’s
First Friday event!
There will be live music, refreshments, art & community! If you are interested in helping being a host or volunteer for this event, please contact regenerate peace@gmail.com

 

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