top
Santa Cruz IMC
Santa Cruz IMC
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Thu Dec 12 2013 (Updated 12/28/13)
Community Members Hope to Establish Warming Centers in Santa Cruz
Many People Caught Out in Sub-Freezing Weather Across Northern California
The recent sub-freezing weather has prompted community members to mobilize around the creation of “warming stations”. Warming centers for the homeless in the City of Santa Cruz and across the county could open during the overnight hours when temperatures drop drastically.

Steve Pleich writes: "Many have suggested that the Kaiser Permanente Arena and the newly renovated and reopened Vets Hall would be ideal locations for these centers. This is more than a 'modest proposal'. This is a challenge to our humanity and compassion at a time when these qualities of mercy seem to be not only strained but in short supply."

Update: Santa Cruz Sanctuary Camp hosted a conversation and community planning session for a Warming Center Program on December 15. An ad hoc group calling themselves Residents for a Coldest Nights Warming Center was formed, and they held a meeting to continue the discussion on December 22.

December 22: calendarResidents for a Coldest Nights Warming Center

Community Should Get Behind Creation of Warming Stations | calendarConversation and Planning Meeting for a Warming Center Program (12/15) | City Council Retires to Winter Quarters Leaving Those Without Without | Shaming Santa Cruz California for its Negligent Treatment of its Homeless Citizens
05/10/19 Anti-Fur Activists Stage Bloody Fashion Show Outside Palo Alto Neiman Marcus Front Page | Peninsula | California | Animal Liberation05/10/19 Environmentalists, Fishermen, and Tribes Continue to Oppose Single Tunnel Plan Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California05/09/19 ILWU Longshore Workers & Truckers Challenge Oakland A's Billionaire Owner Front Page | Racial Justice | Labor & Workers | East Bay05/06/19 Let Us Live Coalition Pushes to Restrict Police Use of Deadly Force Statewide Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | California | Government & Elections05/05/19 Dwindling Orcas Starving for Lack of Salmon, Being Hurt by Boats and Water Pollution Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | San Francisco | Peninsula | North Coast | California | U.S. | Animal Liberation | Santa Cruz Indymedia05/04/19 Oakland Police Will No Longer Be Able Search Parolees & Probationers Without Cause Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | Government & Elections05/04/19 Multiple California Businesses Flouting Law Forbidding Force-Feeding of Birds Central Valley | San Francisco | North Bay / Marin | California | Animal Liberation05/04/19 Authorities Fail to Enforce Animal Cruelty Laws Yet Prosecute Activists North Bay / Marin | Animal Liberation04/28/19 For Extinction Rebellion, Every Day is Earth Day Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | San Francisco | Peninsula | California | Santa Cruz Indymedia04/12/19 Two-Week Celebration of Resistance Marks 50th Anniversary of People's Park Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing & Public Services | Education & Student Activism | East Bay04/01/19 Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump's Oil and Gas Leasing Plans for California Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | South Bay | East Bay | Peninsula | California | Santa Cruz Indymedia

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

donate now

$ 247.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network