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Taking Back Pacific Avenue and Defending Artist, Vendors, & the Community Against Bad Laws
Date Saturday April 30
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
Soquel and Pacific on Pacific Avenue outside Forever 21. Or whereever the wind blows or the police push us.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorRobert Norse
Emailrnorse3 [at] hotmail.com
Phone831-423-4833
Address309 Cedar St. P.O. Box 14B, Santa Cruz, 95060
Join us at noon on Pacific to TAKE BACK THE PUBLIC SPACE ! We'll share coffee, brownies, strong opinions, and heart space with all comers.

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] is tabling to raise public awareness about and action around...

+++ The upcoming attack on vendors and other non-commercial folks on the street by the City Council with its new "Vanish the Vendors" ordinance. The law reportedly returns to City Council on May 10th. See http://scsire.cityofsantacruz.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=712&doctype=AGENDA [item #22]. My summary is at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/11/18785162.php .

+++ Support for and solidarity with artists on Pacific Avenue, notably two arrested on Saturday April 16 for "displaying artwork outside the blue dotted area'. See “Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz: The Joff Jones and Alex Skelton Report on Freedom in the USA” at http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/25/18785582.php .

+++ Join the HUFF campaign to open the City Hall bathrooms 24-hours a day, reopen the closed Soquel Ave. garage bathroom, and bring Santa Cruz into the 21st Century on elementary health and sanitation matters.

+++ Support the HUFF campaign to replace "forbidden zones" blue "performance pens", and "move along" laws with the successful Voluntary Street Performers Guidelines--which worked well from 1980 to 2002, until torpedoed by a merchant-hamstrung City Council. See http://www.buskersadvocates.org/saalegalSantaCruzGuide.html .

Bring video and audio devices if you've got 'em (phones will do)!
Added to the calendar on Friday Apr 29th, 2016 8:54 PM

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