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Gaza Not Forgotten: A Jewish Ritual of Mourning and Solidarity - by Susannah Nachenberg
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park 2151 MLK Jr. Way Berkeley, CA 94703
Event Date:Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 7, 2015 11:55AM
Peace and Justice Community Returns to Ocean Street for Annual 4th of July Rally - by Alex Darocy
Today on the 4th of July, community members in Santa Cruz brought messages of peace, justice, and equality to Ocean Street as they greeted visitors entering town for the busy holiday. Every year a variety of groups working on peace and justice issues rally along Ocean Street as thousands of people make their way to the beach and the Boardwalk. Although some very serious statements were communicated by those holding signs at the rally today, the atmosphere was generally fun and festive, and th...
Posted: Sat Jul 4, 2015 6:11PM
Chelsea Manning Contingent in the SF Pride Parade - by Daniel Borgström
Honoring the Whistleblower. The Pvt. Chelsea Manning Contingent marched again this year in the SF Pride Parade
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2015 1:04AM
July 4th Peace and Justice Rally in Santa Cruz! - by
Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Sat Jul 4, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:00PM
Centennial of the Armenian Genocide - by BALB
San Francisco City Hall Facing Van Ness
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:38PM
Wave Goodbye to Nukes - by sacpeace
Federal Building, 501 I St. Sacramento
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:55PM
Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies Supports Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions - by via NACCS
The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to all members, took place on Saturday evening at the close of the conference. At the business meeting, the membership gave unanimous support to the Resolution to Support the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. In addition, individual FOCOS (regional caucuses) and interest group Caucuses all voted to support the resolution.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:24PM
Tax Day Protest in Fresno - by Mike Rhodes
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom distributed fliers today at the U.S. Post Office at Blackstone and Griffith today, protesting tax money being used to support militarism.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:57PM
Santa Cruz City Council Session on the BearCat - by via SCRAM!
On Tuesday, March 24th, at 7PM the Santa Cruz City Council will reconsider the purchase of a BearCat Armored Vehicle for the Santa Cruz Police Department, and a proposed policy of use if the vehicle is received.
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:03PM
Santa Cruz City Council to Revisit Issues Surrounding BearCat Purchase - by Alex Darocy
On Tuesday night, the Santa Cruz City Council will revisit issues surrounding the council's decision in December to approve the police purchase of a $250,000 Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) with Department of Homeland Security grant funds. The BearCat is on the council's March 24 agenda and will be addressed at 7pm. The agenda report for the meeting states that the vehicle's use policy will be discussed, as well as a proposal to clarify the process o...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:28PM
This is the Moment We Have All Been Waiting For - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM!
SCRAM! Calls Community to Action: Let Council Hear Your Voice on Tuesday Night
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 6:30PM
Tell Santa Cruz City Council To "Send Back the BEARCAT!" - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM
6pm: Rally in the Courtyard of City Hall 7pm: City Council Meeting City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz Overflow seating for the City Council meeting will be available at: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:57PM
SCRAM! Statement of Support Issued by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project - by Steve Pleich
We Support SCRAM!
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:05PM
Congressman Farr releases letter questioning Santa Cruz City process re: BearCat purchase - by via Sherry Conable of SCRAM!
In a letter dated March 10th, 2015, Congressman Sam Farr questioned the process of the Santa Cruz City Council and Police Department in their rushed purchase of a Lenco BearCat, an armored personnel carrier.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM
Democratic Central Committee of SC County calls for New City Council Action on the BearCat - by via SCRAM!
The Democratic Central Committee (DCC) of SC County has rejected the militarization of local law enforcement and is calling for a new action by Santa Cruz City Council on the BearCat and grants procedures.
Posted: Wed Mar 4, 2015 11:38AM
"No to US Policy of Endless War!" Protest on 12th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Iraq - by ANSWER Coalition
Powell & Market Sts.
Event Date:Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:46AM
In Memory of Fallen Officers, Activists Postpone Rally Opposing Attack Vehicle Purchase - by Alex Darocy
Activists organizing to oppose the police purchase of a $250,000 Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) postponed a rally scheduled to occur during today's Santa Cruz City Council meeting. Members of SCRAM! (Santa Cruz Resistance Against Militarization) changed plans when they found out the Santa Cruz Police Department officers who were killed in 2013 might be honored at the same time as their rally. [Photo: Harry Meserve of SCRAM! speaks to council members.]
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:30PM
Peter Dale Scott and David Talbot on the U.S. Deep State - by Ed Rippy
U.C. Berkeley Professor Emeritus Peter Dale Scott and journalist David Talbot talk about the hidden transnational network of government officials and private businesses that shape U.S. politics behind the scenes. Audio: 1 hr 23 min.
Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:30PM
BearCat Battle Moves Forward in Santa Cruz, City Council May Revisit Issue in March - by Alex Darocy
February 10 marked the fourth consecutive Santa Cruz City Council meeting where residents have protested the police purchase of a $250,000 BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) funded by two Department of Homeland Security grants. As with the previous protests, community members again rallied in the City Hall courtyard and entered Tuesday's council meeting as a group to speak out against the purchase of the armored attack-style vehicle during the open communicat...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:46PM
Local Activists Continue to Press the Issue on the BearCat and Militarization - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM
Community Concern Over BearCat Purchase Continues to Grow
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:14PM