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calendarStop the City's Attacks on Food Not Bombs and the Survival Encampments by Keith McHenry (posted by Norse)
809 Center St. City Council Courtyard (across from the main closed library)....
Event Date: Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:18PM
calendarStop the Lot 4 Mixed-Use Project
by Downtown Commons Advocates
Call into the Santa Cruz City Council meeting discussion of item #30 at 6pm...
Event Date: Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:38AM
imageUNA Santa Cruz Celebrates Nobel Prize and United Nations Day
by Steve Pleich
UN World Food Program Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize...
Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:59PM
imageOakland’s new Encampment Management Policy (EMP) threatens the unhoused
by Lynda Carson
Black, Asian, & Latino Adults Have The Most Trouble Paying The Rent During The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:50PM
textWelcome to the new normality! by Tobias Riegel
Contradiction is demonized in general. A state of emergency becomes the new normality. Corona criticism creates "strange bedfellows."...
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:37AM
calendarMoral Policy in a Time of Crisis: Poverty & Policy Solutions Virtual Conference (Day 2)
by Kairos Center, PPC, and partners
Online/virtual conference (FREE)...
Event Date: Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:30AM
Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:24PM
calendarMoral Policy in a Time of Crisis: Poverty & Policy Solutions Virtual Conference (Day 1)
by Kairos Center, PPC, and partners
Online/virtual conference (FREE)...
Event Date: Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:11PM
calendarRally To Oppose Oakland’s Encampment Management Policy
by The United Front Against Displacement
In front of Oakland City Hall, Oakland California...
Event Date: Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:03PM
audioCurtis Reliford - Santa Cruz Peace Train (audio/mpeg 65.0MB) by John Malkin
Santa Cruz activist Curtis Reliford discusses being attacked recently and his efforts to continue providing clothes and other materials to those in need across the USA....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:04PM
imageNewsom Administration approves 6 more fracking permits, bringing the total to 54 this year
by Dan Bacher
"Gov. Newsom sacrifices our health, food, water and climate while dodging criticism when he issues new fracking permits on a Friday night,” said Alexandra Nagy, California Director of Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action. “Newsom's concern over climate change is a deceptive mirage as his actions reveal a strong adherence to the status quo....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:45PM
imageTrump Admin Issues CDC Eviction Moratorium Guidance to Benefit Landlords over Renters
by Posted by Lynda Carson
Change's To Coronavirus Covid-19 CDC Eviction Moratorium:...
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:44PM
textAaron Steichen Murder Inquiry by Robert Maxim
Mandated reporters and first responders repeatedly and willfully fail to provide emergency mental health intervention for Aaron's schizophrenic brother, Jacob. The end result is the death of a loved one after a 5 week escalation spanning a speculated 8 calls to authorities....
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:46AM
imageThere are Many Reasons to Oppose the Library/Garage/Housing Project in Downtown Santa Cruz
by Santa Cruz News
Rick Longinotti of the Campaign for Sustainable Transportation has written a rebuttal to former Mayor of Santa Cruz Don Lane's blog post in support of the proposed six-story library/garage/housing project. Read Longinotti's full response below....
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:56PM
textIn CA, Latino farming communities hardest by COVID-19 and environmental injustice by Ramona du Houx
The California Latino community has been disproportionately infected by the coronavirus. Latinos make up 39 percent of the population in the state, but account for 56 percent of COVID-19 infections and 46 percent of deaths. That’s three times the rate as Whites. State officials say, many employers have not reliably provided protective equipment to workers or implemented social distancing or mask wearing rules. This is systemic racism. Too often, they live in neighborhoods that are located ne...
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:23PM
documentFlyer Distributed During the Indigenous Slaughter Day Protest
by Robert Norse
Two demonstrations were held remembering the lives and deaths of Native people as well as the local homeless and poor on October 12th also known in settler-celebrator circles as "Columbus Day" and among others as Indigenous Peoples Day....
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:49AM
imageHealthcare Workers Endorse Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. Additionally, NUHW has endorsed John Leopold for Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, District 1....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:22PM
calendarThe Night of the Living Nextdoor
24th BART station SF...
Event Date: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:53AM
textFalling into the Spokes of the Wheel. Critique of the New Right by Saskia Wendel, U Schmiedel & H Strommen
Why theology needs to be political again. Defunding the post office and threatening critics with jail time are perverse, signs of the security state or the authoritarian state....
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:05AM
imageReal Estate PAC Backs Watkins, Brunner and Kalantari-Johnson for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
Santa Cruz Together (SCT), the political action committee heavily financed by real estate and property development interests, has endorsed three candidates for Santa Cruz City Council: Sonja Brunner, Shebreh Kalantari-Johnson, and Martine Watkins. Santa Cruz Together has reported raising more in financial contributions than any of the individual candidates, and by contributing directly to the PAC, business professionals are able to avoid the $400 cap on individual contributions in the City Co...
Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:13PM
calendarVirtual Townhall on Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Food Access & Health Program
by CDPH, Santa Clara DPH, & Alameda DPH
Online via Zoom or FB livestream, or join by phone...
Event Date: Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:31AM