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calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Email a few days before the meeting to obtain Zoom meeting access info....
Event Date: Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:30PM
Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:02PM
imageFacebook purges left-wing pages and individuals
by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
On Friday, Facebook carried out a purge of left-wing, antiwar and progressive Facebook pages and accounts, including members of the Socialist Equality Party. There must be a unified response by all left-wing organizations against this type of censorship. It is precisely in this situation that the historic slogan of the labor movement must be brought forward: “An injury to one is an injury to all!”...
Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:17AM
documentTwo Victories on January 20th: San Lorenzo Park Residents and RV Dwellers on Riverside
by Robert Norse
Joint community direct action and legal pressure prompted two victories this last week for unhoused folks in Santa Cruz. In-person physical support on Riverside St. and at San Lorenzo temporarily thwarted the standard "move out and hide out" strategy of both the Public Works Department and City Manager Martin Bernal....
Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:31PM
calendarRacism and Policing in the U.S.A.
by Marsha Feinland
This event will be held online...
Event Date: Sat Feb 6, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:36PM
imageWindows Broken, Graffiti Attack on south san francisco courthouse
by anonymous autonomist
On January 19, on Ramaytush Ohlone land occupied under the name "South San Francisco", the county courthouse was vandalized with anti-police, anti-State, anti-colonization slogans and the windows of the front entrance were smashed in....
Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:15AM
imageSan Francisco ICE office attacked
by anonymous
On January 18, as strong winds raged, 30+ anti-racists attacked the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Francisco....
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:12PM
calendarNewsom, Stop The Executions! Car Caravan to End the COVID Deaths in Prisons by No Justice Under Capitalism
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park 2777 Middle Harbor Road (in the Port of Oakland)...
Event Date: Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:37AM
textA Plea For Leonard Peltier by repost
A plea for the freedom....
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:17PM
imageThe Truth About Police
by JBLM Cop Watch
This weekend as we recognize the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King in the struggle for civil rights, social equality, and racial justice in America, we look at 'The Truth About Police'. Some of the most abusive conduct directed against minority communities has come at the hands of corrupt and abusive police forces. The greatest suppression of the progressive voice in America has been the result of excessive force at the hands of police....
Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:56PM
calendarBlack and White: The Double Standard in the Capitol Hill Siege w/ Alicia Garza & Rep. Lee
by INFORUM program at The Commonwealth Club
Online event via livestream...
Event Date: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:08PM
imageHunger Strike Starts Tonight in Santa Clara County Jail
by via Silicon Valley deBug
Prisoners of Santa Clara County Main Jail 7B will be standing in protest in the form of a hunger strike beginning tonight challenging their conditions of confinement and cruel and unusual punishment, specifically the jail and medical staff response towards Covid outbreaks in the jail. The letter below is from the county jail prisoners to the Jail Administration....
Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:56PM
calendarMass Caravan to Reclaim MLK’s Radical Legacy by Anti Police-Terror Project
We will meet at the Oakland Port, near Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, and drive in a car caravan to East Oakland. Online stream w/ ASL interpretation will be available....
Event Date: Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:36PM
calendarStop the Sweeps in Santa Cruz and Watsonville by HUFF
On the sidewalk in front of the Bookshop Coonerty aka Bookshop Santa Cruz at 1520 Pacific Ave....
Event Date: Sat Jan 9, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2021 8:11PM
calendarNo Fascist Coup! Trump's coup attempt failed, but the fascist is still in power by Refuse Fascism
San Francisco Civic Center...
Event Date: Thu Jan 7, 2021 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2021 1:10PM
calendarProtest to Stop the Sweeps
by Stop the Sweeps
Town Clock, Pacific Ave and Water St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Wed Jan 6, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2021 6:01PM
calendarStop the Sweeps in Watsonville
by Stop the Sweeps
Linear Park 100 E Front St., Watsonville...
Event Date: Tue Jan 5, 2021 6:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2021 5:59PM
imagePolice Chief Mills says New Homeless Camping Ordinance will go to City Council this Month
by Santa Cruz News
In the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has the local homeless population scrambling for places to camp and shelter in place, Santa Cruz Police Chief Andrew Mills is soliciting support from the public for a new camping ordinance that he says will go before the City Council for approval in January. "It will need our support," Mills said. "We Have not had an ordinance to enforce due to a SCOTUS decision and council suspending our ordinance," he added. (Photo: Correspondence between Police...
Posted: Sun Jan 3, 2021 9:25PM
audioStop The Sweeps in Santa Cruz: Activists Resist Closing San Lorenzo Park (audio/mpeg 97.8MB) by John Malkin
Interviews with human rights activist Abbi Samuels and unhoused activist Hannah, who lives in a homeless encampment in San Lorenzo Park in downtown Santa Cruz....
Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:04PM
documentWorking on a History of Protest Power Around Shelter and Sweeps in Santa Cruz
by Robert Norse
In light of the current community support for the San Lorenzo Survival Campers, I thought it might be helpful to post a partial history of the changes and services created by protest and direct action in the past. I distributed this flyer at the Park today. If Chief Mills word is to be believed, the protests Monday have already extended the Final Sweep "Solution" deadline to late January....
Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:54PM
textUnreported COVID-19 Outbreak at Santa Rita Jail: 200+ Cases by Reparations Now
COVID-19 Outbreak happening Right Now in Santa Rita - Unreported, 200+ cases & Jail refuses to uphold safety policies...
Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:56PM