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image Save the Beach Flats Garden 480_092_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Marching From Santa Cruz City Hall to The Seaside Company (owners of The Boardwalk) and stopping at New Leaf asking that they honor the Boycott of Driscoll's berries!
Posted: Mon May 2, 2016 11:43AM
calendar MAY DAY March for Food Justice 480_may_day_march_for_food_justice_santa_cruz_2016_1.jpg original image (804x1374) by In support of the Beach Flats Garden
Santa Cruz City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA
Event Date: Sun May 1, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:15PM
text Eminent Domain for the Gardeners by Steve Pleich
Progressive Council Could Support Civil Action
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:05AM
image Driscoll’s Runs Away At Watsonville Earth Day 480_boycott-driscolls_2_4-24-16_1.jpg original image (1200x900) by Bradley Allen
People started speaking about the Driscoll’s boycott, so Driscoll’s got rid of their strawberries and quickly left Watsonville Earth Day.
Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:46PM
image Farm defenders occupy the Gill Tract again to halt construction indefinitely 480_otf_earth_day_1_1_1.jpg original image (2048x1154) by Occupy the Farm
Albany, CA—Celebrating Earth Day and the 4th year anniversary of the first occupation, about 30 farm defenders occupied two acres on the south side of the Gill Tract and vow to stay on the land to halt construction indefinitely. The group is making three demands: 1)STOP THE DEVELOPMENT, 2)PRESERVE THE LAND FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, 3) CREATE A COMMUNITY PROCESS FOR DESIGN & STEWARDSHIP OF GILL TRACT.
Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:15PM
calendar Rally at Brazilian Consulate over the assassination of peasant leaders 120_mst_mural.jpg original image (1920x1080) by Friends of the MST
Consulate General of Brazil in San Francisco 300 Montgomery St #300, San Francisco, CA 94104
Event Date: Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:00PM
image H.E. Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria to visit Sacramento, California 120_president-goodluck-jonathan-november-2013-bellanaija.jpg original image (960x878) by Sacramento State University
CAPCR Director Ernest Uwazie. “We are also honored and very pleased to have President Jonathan as our distinguished guest speaker. His gracious concession and peaceful transfer of power to the opposition party in Nigeria’s 2015 election, for the first time in the country’s 55-year history.
Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:20AM
image Letter from Al Rojas to Arturo Rodriguez on UFW and the Delano 1965 Grape Strike 120_al-rojas.jpg original image (500x346) by via Al Rojas
"Dear brothers and sisters many of you for the last several months have been asking me whether I was invited or decided to attend the "UFW" 50th year commemoration of the Delano 1965 Grape Strike. Three days prior the event I received an invitation from, "Arturo Rodriguez." President of the "UFW" Union in so doing after consulting with my Family having sent our response have decided to share and to release publicly the letter that was sent to brother Arturo Rodriguez." -Al Rojas ** No, the...
Posted: Thu Apr 7, 2016 12:33PM
image Farmworker groups march on Driscoll's corporate headquarters, call for boycott 120_dsc_0370.jpg original image (1600x1063) by zh
Representatives from farmworker unions in Washington state and Baja California - citing abuses including wage theft, broken contracts, pesticide poisoning, and sexual harassment and coercion - led a march to the Watsonville headquarters of berry distributor Driscoll's, where they spoke out on their experiences as workers and demanded Driscoll's force growers to provide dignified working conditions.
Posted: Fri Apr 1, 2016 11:21PM
image March to Driscoll's to protest for the boycott of Driscoll's strawberries! 120_3-31-2016-001__30_.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Boycott of Driscoll's strawberries in Watsonville CA. March 31, 2016
Posted: Fri Apr 1, 2016 1:42PM
image Boycott Driscoll’s West Coast Tour at Driscoll’s HQ in Watsonville 120_boycott-driscolls-watsonville_1_3-31-16.jpg original image (1200x900) by Bradley Allen
After a series of strikes in 2013 at Sakuma Brothers Farms in Washington state, farmworkers formed a union in response to denial of lunch and rest breaks, inhumane housing conditions, wage theft, below minimum wage pay, and harassment from supervisors.
Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:55PM
calendar Demo at Whole Foods: Boycott Driscoll's Berries! by Raging Grannies
On sidewalk in front of Whole Foods 774 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Event Date: Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 12:39AM
calendar Selma James speaking on Caregiving: an Anti-Capitalist Perspective by Lori Nairne
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck at 48th Street Oakland
Event Date: Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:08PM
image Anti-Displacement Activists Shut Down Mayor’s Economic Development Summit 120_oaklandchamber-kenepstein_sjk_0955-620x414.jpg original image (620x414) by Ken Epstein and Tulio Ospina, Oakland Post
Anti-Displacement Activists Shut Down Mayor’s Economic Development Summit Demand Oakland Declare Housing State of Emergency
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:01PM
video Black Power Network Calls for Housing Emergency NOW (video/mp4 42.6MB) by CRC Media Corps
On Friday, March 18th, 2016 The Black Power Network and allies responded to the growing housing crisis in Oakland by interrupting the Chamber of Commerce Big Business Breakfast at the Kaiser Building.
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:25PM
image Protesters Crash Oakland Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Set to Feature Mayor Libby Schaaf 120_oaklandchamberbreakfast-colleenklus1.jpg original image (1024x768) by Oakland not for sale
Before 8am on Friday, March 18, over a hundred housing activists caught the Oakland Chamber of Commerce off guard at their "Oakland is open for business" breakfast for real estate developers. Protesters were able to completely shut down the 2016 Economic Development Summit at the Kaiser Building on Lake Merritt before Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf could even give her opening remarks. Once inside, demonstrators took the stage. Lockboxes were used to block one of the main entrances to the confe...
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:21AM
calendar 21st Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair 120_12622415_542728702557833_6371857848554393737_o.jpg original image (626x960) by Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair
The New Oakland Metro Operahouse 522 Second Street Oakland, CA 94607 (2 blocks from West Oakland BART) http://www.oaklandmetro.org/
Event Date: Sat Apr 23, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:10PM
image Message from San Quintín to the United States: Boycott Driscoll’s 120_driscolls-headquarters-345-westridge-drive-watsonville_3-2-16.jpg original image (1080x736) by Bradley Allen
Farmworkers declare “we have suffered reprisals, mass dismissals, constant threats, increased workload for the same salary, and are obligated to join corporate unions that have never represented us, in exchange for keeping our jobs, among other labor abuses.”
Posted: Sat Mar 5, 2016 1:29PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Action at Whole Foods Market in Santa Cruz 120_boycott-driscolls_6_2-26-16.jpg original image (1200x900) by Bradley Allen
“Thank you to all the people who enter the stores and raise the consciousness of the consumers, because we are going to win this struggle together with you all.” – Maestra Gloria
Posted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:18PM
image In SF Demonstrators Say Apple Should Not Be Forced to Help FBI Hack iPhone 120_effatsfapplestoresupportencryption_1.jpg original image (1024x653) by R.Robertson
Dozens of people rallied in front of Apple’s flagship store in San Fransisco on February 17. They were there to protest the U.S. government’s unlawful attempt to force the company to help the FBI hack into an iPhone, which would set a dangerous precedent and threaten the safety and security of millions of iPhone users worldwide.
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:08AM