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NVC Santa Cruz
225 Rooney St
We support the mission of the international Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) by offering a variety of services for individuals, couples, and groups to learn and practice Nonviolent Communication in the Monterey Bay and surrounding areas.
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Aviva & Rick Longinotti, MFT
Aviva & Rick Longinotti, MFT
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Trainers | NVC Santa Cruz
Rick Longinotti, MFT, encountered Marshall Rosenberg when a friend invited him to a workshop in 2001.
Rick left his electrical contracting business to become a Marriage and Family Therapist.
private practice focuses on couples, men and relationships, parents and teens, and family reconciliation.
speaks Spanish fluently.
In 2004, Rick co-founded NVC Santa Cruz with Jean, Christine, Kelly, and his life partner of 32 years, Aviva.
and Aviva teach NVC to couples in workshops and private sessions.
They also lead workshops on NVC
and Social Activism and have been guest lecturers in Sociology, Psychology, and Education for Sustainable Living classes at UCSC
Rick has also taught communication workshops at SAFE, a drug rehabilitation program in the Santa Cruz County Jail and teaches NVC in Spanish in Watsonville.
And it seems Desal ...
And it seems Desal Alternatives' Rick Longinotti and Paul Gratz, who dressed in collared shirts, must have left their jackets at home.
Santa Cruz water activist Rick Longinotti saw his long campaign against they city's proposed desalination plant pay off this year when the council tabled the issue.
Rick Longinotti, a founder ...
Rick Longinotti, a founder of Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives, believes the agencies should work on transferring what they can when possible.
The City Council has agreed to pursue that.
"Allegations that the basin must first be restored before Santa Cruz
receives any water during drought years do a disservice to this very promising strategy of collaboration between water agencies," he
wrote the council in June.
and others have urged the city to take Soquel Creek's lead and institute a "water-neutral policy" to offset new use.
Longinotti, co-founder of Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives, applauds Soquel Creek for providing customers with those options.
"This is why we want the community to decide," Longinotti
said, noting desalination's high-energy costs and other environmental impacts.
Rick Longinotti, a member of ...
Rick Longinotti, a member of Santa Cruz Desal Alternatives, said water planning should be built around a push for aggressive conservation, such as composting toilets and rainwater catchment systems.
"The problem with both the Water Supply Assessment and the city's plan for habitat restoration is that they assume growth in water demand," Longinotti