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image Robert (Bob) Fitch Memorial Gathering May 27, 2016 480_00_1.jpg original image (466x732) by AutumnSun
The Memorial was held today at the Peace United Church in Santa Cruz California. It was attended by many of those who knew him. I did not know Bob well, though we met sometime back at the Resource Center for Nonviolence.
Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 11:53PM
calendar Community Remembrance in Honor of Yanira Serrano 480_yanira_serrano_half_moon_bay_1.jpg original image (784x295) by Justice For Yanira Serrano
Mac Dutra Park Corner of Kelly and Main Streets, Half Moon Bay, CA
Event Date: Sat Jun 4, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 4:06PM
image After SFPD Chief's Resignation, It's Time for SF to Reaffirm that Black Lives Matter mario_woods_beyonce_formation_dancers_super_bowl.jpg by via ACLU of Northern California
May 25, 2016 - Under pressure from grassroots San Franciscans – from the Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition to the #Frisco5 hunger strikers, and many more – former SFPD Chief Greg Suhr resigned on Thursday, May 19.
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 8:09PM
calendar Honoring the Life of Jessica Williams 480_jessicawilliams_1.jpg original image (640x677) by APTP
3rd and Palou, San Francisco
Event Date: Fri May 27, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 3:25PM
image Memorial Day Celebrations ~ Block 27 Stockton Rural Cemetery 480_9-weighing-the-soul_1.jpg original image (750x402) by Khubaka, Michael Harris
A total of 28 formerly enslaved African men went to the site and re-buried the men properly, largely as a thank you for helping fight for their freedom. They built a protective fence around the cemetery, and on the outside, put the words, “Martyrs of the Race Course.” In Block 27 ~ Stockton Rural Cemetery 2016 Memorial Day we continue the journey to honor the early California pioneers of African ancestry.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 10:55AM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg original image (368x546) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Hartnell College 411 Central Ave Building G -- Auxiliary Gym Salinas, California
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 5:29PM
image El Festival de la Fresa 2016: Traído a usted por la explotación 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
La Industria y los funcionarios de la ciudad e incluso organizaciones de cambio social sin fines de lucro son conscientes, pero por desgracia, todos se benefician materialmente y son en gran parte silenciosas, delicadas en sus preocupaciones, o estructuralmente limitados en instituir reformas ambientales y hacer trabajo significativo.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:54PM
image Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
Industry and city officials, even charities and non-profit social change organizations are aware, but, unfortunately, all benefit materially, and are largely silent, watered down in their concerns, or structurally limited in instituting meaningful labor and environmental reforms.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:33PM
text Berkeley: Neo-Nazi posters taken down, replaced in under 24hours w/ Anti-Fascist message by 80000
Sunday, May 22, 2016: The white nationalist group Identity Evropa posted a series of photos on Twitter, indicating that they had pasted 9 new posters with their name and message around Berkeley. At 4:16am, they tweeted: "We noticed that some triggered individual ripped down our poster. However, we are still here." Less than 24 hours later, areas in West Berkeley could be seen to have replaced IE's posters with stickers reading "Anti-Fascist Zone."
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 8:56PM
image Riders and drivers rally against bus cuts in Santa Cruz 480_dsc_0023_1.jpg original image (1600x1063) by Zav Hershfield
A group of bus riders and drivers staged a rally at the Santa Cruz downtown METRO station in protest of planned cuts to the county bus system. METRO plans to reduce service across the county and cut more than 40 driver positions.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:28AM
image "Police Said She Would Not Follow Their Orders and a Sergeant Shot Her." 480_jessica-williams-memorial_1.jpg original image (915x686) by JP Massar
Not much is known yet about Jessica Williams, the 29 year old woman shot and killed by San Francisco Police Thursday morning, the execution that finally triggered the resignation of the Chief of Police, Greg Suhr.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:04AM
image The Racist History of El Dorado Hills/Negro Hills, CA 480_110505-slur1-hmed-3p.grid-6x2_1.jpg original image (474x329) by From In El Dorado County
For the better part of five decades, the most notable tombstones at Mormon Island were those without names: 36 anonymous decedents whose grave markers shared a single, shocking label: “Moved from Nigger Hill Cemetery by the US Government in 1954.”
Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 11:25PM
image Strawberry and Justice Festival May 19 2016 480_145_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Held on Thur. May 19th. 2016 at UCSC Hay Barn Santa Cruz CA. 4p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:53PM
calendar SFPD Kills Again — Vigil at Site of Murder! 480_jessicawilliams-sfpd1_1.jpg original image (1248x527) by Anti Police-Terror Project
5pm — San Francisco City Hall 8:30pm — Shafter Avenue and Elmira Street, San Francisco
Event Date: Thu May 19, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 4:40PM
image More Nazi Posters Found in Berkeley by UC Campus 480_poster_1.jpg original image (979x556) by Berkeley Resident
On Monday, another poster from the Neo-Nazi group, Identity Europa, headed by rank and file fascist activists and the youth wing of the American Freedom Party, was found on the West side of Le Conte and Euclid Ave, only two blocks north of UC Berkeley. The poster was wet; it had just been put up. This comes hot on the heels of a recent Neo-Nazi and fascist rally at UC Berkeley where around 20 white nationalists gathered with UC police protection.
Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 5:02PM
image Day of Action in Support of Familias Unidas and San Quintin, MX Farmworkers 480_boycott-driscolls-global-day-of-action_5-7-16_1.jpg original image (503x929) by via Boycott Sakuma Berries
On Saturday, May 7th, there was a call from farm workers for a Boycott Driscoll’s International Day of Action to bring attention to the fight in the berry fields both in Washington State and San Quintin, MX.
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 11:20PM
document New Reports: Latino children bear greatest burden of pesticide risk in California kids_on_the_frontline.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Salinas, CA, May 10, 2016 – New reports spotlight pesticides used in the food system and the harmful effects they are having on the nation’s children, including in the Monterey Bay region. In particular, the reports find that Latino children living or attending school near California agricultural fields face some of the greatest risks of exposure from pesticides linked to cancers and the developing brain. The reports are "Right without a Remedy: How the EPA Failed to Protect the Civil Ri...
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 2:14PM
calendar Shut Down Nazi Rally in Sacramento 480_shut-down-nazi-rally-sacramento_6-26-16_1.jpg original image (816x1056) by Antifa Sacramento
California State Capitol-West Steps 1315 10th St, Sacramento, California 95814
Event Date: Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 10:55PM
image The 11th annual SENDEROS presents Vive Oaxaca Gudaguetza May 15, 2016 480_005_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Vive Oaxaca Gudaguetza May 15, 2016 Held at Harbor High School in Santa Cruz CA.10am. to 5pm.
Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 3:36PM
image Big Nazi on Campus: How Racists Rallied at UC Berkeley with Police Protection 480_ch5dl92u4aa1fso_1.jpg original image (600x451) by reposted from itsgoingdown.org
Identity Europa, formerly known as the National Youth Front, the youth wing of the Neo-Nazi American Freedom Party along with members of the National Policy Institute held a rally on UC Berkeley campus with the full protection and cooperation of the campus police. The group livestreamed the whole event and even put up a large poster in the Downtown Berkeley area. Members of the group that participated were well known Neo-Nazis and one, Nathan Damigo, served time for a hate crime against a cab...
Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 1:02PM