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imageProtesters March On the Most Racist Police Department on the SF Peninsula
by Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville, Kentucky Metro Police Department officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020. In response to a lack of indictments for murder announced on September 23, hundreds marched down the El Camino Real taking the streets and descending on the Menlo Park Police Department (MPPD) two days later. An organizer said the location was chosen because MPPD is "the most racist police on the Peninsula by far."...
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:05PM
imageSanta Cruz City Officials to evict Food Not Bombs, the Homeless Union COVID -19 Relief Center
by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Officials to evict Food Not Bombs, the Homeless Union COVID -19 Relief Center, and sweep those without housing....
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:06PM
imageAbolition Fair Begins Monday
by Santa Cruz News
Abolition Fair is an in-person and virtual series of events by groups and activist collectives in Santa Cruz with the opportunity to learn about alternatives to policing, community care, and envisioning liberatory futures. Events are scheduled between September 28 and October 4. For more event dates and registration information, please visit
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:43PM
imageStatement on Breonna Taylor
We send our deepest condolences to the family of Breonna Taylor. And we send our love and hearts to the millions of Black people who were once again told today that their lives do not matter....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:45PM
calendarAbolition Orientation: Cops off Campus Edition
by UC Cops Off Campus
Barn Theater parking lot (base of UC Santa Cruz campus)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 1, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:00PM
calendarProtect the Altar for Black Lives and Vigil for Tamario Smith
by #ProtectTheAltar
Santa Cruz Town Clock, Pacific Avenue & Water Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:33PM
calendarGoodbye and Good riddance to Palantir
by Mijente
Palantir's former HQ, 100 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto...
Event Date: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:52PM
videoCHP Drives Through Anti-Trump Protestors in Sacramento (video/mp4 8.9MB) by Shut Down Trump
Suddenly and unprovoked, a California Highway Patrol officer drove through a line of anti-Trump protestors that were chanting "You can't stop the revolution!"...
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:32PM
imagePostponed: Memorial for People Killed by Police/Vigilantes since the George Floyd Uprising
by Memorial Committee
Due to unhealthy air quality, this memorial event is postponed until next Thursday....
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:44PM
videoProtesters on GG Bridge Tell Police: "Take Off Your Riot Gear!" (video/mp4 263.1MB) by Call Out for Black Lives Matter
3 min mp4 video Credit: @deathbywoodz (instagram) Filmed on Labor Day 2020, protesters for Black Lives Matter and workers' rights demand entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge. A week earlier, Trump supporters held a rally at the same location with police protection....
Posted: Wed Sep 9, 2020 2:56AM
calendarRise in Power - Recognizing Resistance San Quentin to Attica and Back Again
by No Justice Under Capitalism
Meet at Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 5:30 pm, walk to San Quentin Prison West Gate at 6 pm....
Event Date: Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Sep 8, 2020 1:17PM
imageArrests at Labor Day GG Bridge Protest for Workers and BLM
by What Happened to Free Speech?
Last week Trump supporters held a rally on the Golden Gate Bridge. At that event, police were seen fist bumping with Trumpers. Fast forward to Labor Day and a workers' rights and Black Lives Matter protest at the same location. Protesters were greeted with a show of force by the California Highway Patrol inordinate to the number of demonstrators who were there for the cause of justice....
Posted: Tue Sep 8, 2020 4:28AM
imageYouth Led Demo Honors Martyrs of the Rebellions
by YAR
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has hundreds upon hundreds of police being paid overtime in order to teargas and terrorize a march led by high school aged kids....
Posted: Sun Sep 6, 2020 2:06PM
imageAntioch Hunger Strikers Demand Justice and Accountability
by Support the Strikers!
Hunger strikers in Antioch demand an end racial injustice and police brutality....
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 10:20PM
imageJournalists Fight Foot-Dragging by Oakland Police on Records Requests
by Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News Service
Citing a pattern of consistent stonewalling, investigative journalists have taken the Oakland Police Department to court to force it to comply with state public records laws....
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 1:27PM
imageMarch and Demonstration to Defund SFPD Targets Police Station
by Leon Kunstenaar
Mission High School activism continues with march through the Mission and rally at Mission police station....
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2020 12:51PM
calendarJustice For Dijon Kizzee by YAR
Meet at Mosswood Park Amphitheater...
Event Date: Tue Sep 8, 2020 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2020 12:08PM
calendarListen Up, Libby!
by YAR
Meet at Dimond Park Playground, Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Sep 6, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2020 12:03PM
calendarPostponed: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes since the George Floyd Uprising
by Memorial Committee
Lake Merritt Amphitheater (Oakland)...
Event Date: Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2020 11:34AM
imageSan Francisco Gets Ready for November 4
by Shield Training and Faceoff
March for the Dead was a rehearsal for November...
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2020 2:51AM