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March 2015

From Ferguson to Salinas: Intersections Against State-Sanctioned Violence

March 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

From Ferguson to Salinas: Intersections Against State-Sanctioned Violence March 6 at the Oakes Learning Center, University of California, Santa Cruz March 7 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz As folks across the country demand justice for Mike Brown and Eric Garner, community members in Salinas, CA are fighting the police murders of Angel Ruiz, 42 (d. March 20, 2014); Osman Hernandez, 26 (d May 9, 2014); Carlos Mejia-Gomez, 44 (d. May 20, 2014); Frank Alvarado, Jr., 39 (d.…

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April 2015

The Targeted Village, A Documentary by Chie Mikami

April 4, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"In Okinawa, the people of Takae village are convicted by the Japanese government for obstructing traffic in the struggle against the construction of new helipads. Their story embodies U.S. military strategy dating back to the Vietnam War, the blocking of gates to the Futenma base, and their town's rage against their state." Film will be followed by a Q&A and Discussion with UCSC Professor Alan Christy & Doctoral Student Yoko Fukumura. Suggested Donation: $5-$10, no one is turned away.

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November 2015

Enduring Power – Photography Exhibit – Nov. 2 – Dec. 17

November 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2015


Enduring Power: The Middle Eastern and Iranian Women’s Story — A Photography Exhibit — November 2 – December 17, 2015 AT: Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA Exhibit HOURS: M-TH noon – 4p.m. or by appointment, 831-423-1626 Sponsored by the Resource Center for Nonviolence and Senses Cultural, Enduring Power’s striking images represent a wide range of experiences, aspirations, fears and realities of Middle Eastern and Iranian women from Yemen, Egypt, Bahrain, Iran and Kuwait. A collection…

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November 2019

LOCATION CHANGE Dean Spade: Solidarity Not Charity – Mutual Aid for Mobilization and Survival

November 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Feminist Studies department as they present their second FMST Colloquium for the 2019 Fall quarter! Widespread, effective social movements usually include mutual aid strategies that directly address conditions faced by targeted people, such as providing housing, food, healthcare and transportation. Examples include the Black Panther Party's Free Breakfast Program, the Young Lords' hijacking of New York's tuberculosis testing mobile unit to high-risk, medically neglected neighborhoods, and feminist organizing to provide underground abortions in the 1970s. This talk will…

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February 2020

NEW LOCATION “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue” Film Screening

February 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The “comfort women” issue is perhaps Japan’s most contentious present-day diplomatic quandary. Inside Japan, the issue is dividing the country across clear ideological lines. Supporters and detractors of “comfort women” are caught in a relentless battle over empirical evidence, the validity of oral testimony, the number of victims, the meaning of sexual slavery and the definition of coercive recruitment. Credibility, legitimacy and influence serve as the rallying cry for all those involved in the battle. In addition, this largely domestic…

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