textStrike Debt Bay Area: We're Gonna Eliminate Millions in Medical Debt 4 Bay Area Residents! by JP Massar
A little bit can go a long way towards removing the burden of crippling medical debt......
Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:30AM
calendarPeople's Park Defense Hold The Land
by Victor Noir
2556 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94704 This event will continue at least until May 15th; Hold the land....
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:04AM
textThe Crisis of Democracy by Joachim Hirsch
Decisions affecting social development are in the hands of private investors and state policy depends on their actions. This "politics of capital" was largely at the expense of a majority of the population, particularly wage-earners. A social consensus made possible the relative stability of liberal democracy up to the 1970s....
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:29AM
imageUse of the Word "Dindunuffin" by Police Officer Triggers Internal Affairs Investigation
by Santa Cruz News
The Santa Cruz Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation into the conduct of Officer Chris Galli, who in January referred to a man who he had previously arrested as a dindunuffin on social media. Galli, posting as "Chris Meriekuh", made the comment about the individual, who is African American and homeless, on Joe Netro's Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog. A screen capture of the comment was posted in an Indybay article, helping to raise awareness concerning the r...
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:55PM
calendarShow Up Speak Out: Rise for Berkeley RV Neighbors! by Aidan Hill / Yesica Prado
1231 Addison St. Berkeley CA 94702 Berkeley City Council Meeting...
Event Date: Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:28PM
by Homeless Services Center
Homeless Services Center 115 Coral St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:44PM
calendarDisability & Aging Capitol Action Day: March & Resource Fair in Sacramento 2019
by Disability Action Coalition & CARA
Cesar Chavez Plaza, 910 "I" Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Thu May 23, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:58PM
calendarSan Francisco: Annual Walk to Work Day & City Hall Rally 2019
by Walk SF & Others
Around the City of San Francisco Rally: 9 am @ San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco 94102 Walks with City Leaders: varying downtown locations & start times between 7:15 am - 8:30 am...
Event Date: Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:11PM
imageWhere Do We Go From Here? Addressing Homelessness in Santa Cruz
by Santa Cruz City Councilmember Drew Glover
A lot has been happening recently in the City of Santa Cruz, California related to homelessness. After years of criminalizing homelessness and constantly shuffling people from place to place, the City has started to look at proven options that help people experiencing homeless receive the services they need as well as permanent supportive housing. Transitional Encampments, safe-sleeping, and safe-parking programs are tactics that have made an impact in North-Western cities like Eugene, Portla...
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:52AM
imageStop the "Sleep Space" at Depot Park Lot 24, Support an Encampment at Harvey West
by Alicia Kuhl (reposted)
Opening up a safe sleep located in lot #24 near Depot Park in Santa Cruz is causing an outrage from neighbors and concerned citizens. A safe sleep spot does not meet shelter criteria, and is not good for anyone. Your concerns about this are totally logical, it will force people to find a place to exist during the daytime hours in that area....
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:13PM
calendarStrike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! by Strike Debt Bay Area
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:01PM
calendarCalifornia Poor People’s Campaign: Bus Tour Stop in State Capital of Sacramento
by California Poor People’s Campaign
Town Hall: A Community Space, 400 16th St., Sac., CA 95814 @ 11 AM -1 PM (residential parking) March and Rally: Loaves and Fishes, 1351 N C St, Sacramento, 95811 @ 1:00 PM - 2 PM (12th & North C St.)....
Event Date: Thu Apr 4, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:53PM
imageFelton and Boulder Creek Recycling Centers to Close
by Santa Cruz News
The Valley Women's Club of San Lorenzo Valley has announced that they must close the Boulder Creek and Felton Recycling Centers on July 1, due to changes in the County of Santa Cruz's waste management budget. The loss of these recycling centers will affect countless community members in the San Lorenzo Valley, including homeless and low income residents, and the workers at the facilities, some of whom have been employed there for 14-28 years....
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:05PM
imageChapter Head of Satanic Temple-Santa Cruz Opposes City-Sanctioned Homeless Camp
by Santa Cruz News
Lana Navalia, the Chapter Head of the Satanic Temple of Santa Cruz, has added her voice to the opposition of the new city-sanctioned homeless camp to be located at Lot 24 next to Depot Park in downtown Santa Cruz. On March 19, the Santa Cruz City Council voted to establish a homeless camp near Depot Park to provide services and more legal sleep options for those who will be forced to leave the Ross Homeless Camp located on the other side of the city, which is scheduled to be cleared by author...
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:29PM
imageNot in Ben Dover's Backyard?
by NIBDBY Santa Cruz
Regular watchdog readers of "Ben Dover" and his "Weekly Dump" column published by the Santa Mierda Network are acutely aware of his hateful rants levied against homeless people struggling to survive in Santa Cruz. Following Tuesday night's Santa Cruz City Council meeting, however, "Ben" went ballistic. He was reacting to council's decision to locate a new city sanctioned homeless camp downtown at Lot 24 next to Depot Park. Here's the dig for Ben: the homeless camp, once established, will be d...
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:17PM
calendarMedicare for All by Liduina M Van Nes, UUSF Forum
UUSF, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:09PM
calendarProp 13: why the Left will likely never change it: The Walking Tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:59PM
textOakland Housing Authority Executive Director Eric Johnson Announces His Retirement Plan by Lynda Carson
In an email earlier today from Eric Johnson, the Executive Director of the Oakland Housing Authority, he announced his plan to retire after 11 years with the Oakland Housing Authority!...
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:52PM
videoAt Ross Camp, Plain Clothes Police Officer Claims He's "Just a Ride-Along" (video/mp4 5.9MB) by Santa Cruz News
A recent video that documents a police 'walk through' at the Ross Homeless encampment in Santa Cruz demonstrates how homeless individuals living at the camp are routinely subjected to violations of their basic constitutional rights by the authorities. The video shows an officer from the Santa Cruz Police Department attempting to look into homeless individuals' tents without permission, in addition to touching their possessions without permission. In an another alarming moment captured on the ...
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:29AM
calendarBack the Lawsuit! No Homeless Buldozing on April 17th !
by Robert Norse
In front of City Council chambers at City Hall 809 Center St....
Event Date: Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:45PM
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:08PM