image Support Fund for Sean Arlt's Son Established 480_sean_arlt_support_fund_1.jpg by Santa Cruz News
A support fund has been established for the 4-year-old son of Sean Arlt, who was shot and killed by officers with the Santa Cruz Police Department on October 16. Donations to the support fund can be made at:
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 5:18PM
calendar Medicare: Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask by Janet Tom
San Francisco Main Library, Civic Center, 100 Larkin St., Lower Level, SF CA 94102...
Event Date: Thu Dec 8, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 4:59PM
calendar Cripping The Queer: Intersections of Race, Disability & Queerness by DisAbled Student Union of PSR @ GTU
1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, CA, 94709 PSR Chapel (Pacific School of Religion) Map:
Event Date: Mon Dec 5, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:30PM
audio Dream Caravan 2016 (audio/mpeg 24.6mb) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Organizers of the annual Dream Caravan, a community healing event hosted in New Orleans that focuses on the powerful healing potential of dreams....
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:26AM
text The Future of Parkmerced Redux by tenant activist
A recently completed documentary about Parkmerced, the largest rent-controlled housing complex west of the Mississippi. In an unprecedented political action the San Francisco Board of Supervisors authorized that all 1500 garden apartments be demolished and replaced with luxury condos with dubious rent-control protections. (running time 14 minutes). This free screening takes place at Artists Television Access (ATA), 992 Valencia Street (at 22nd Street), San Francisco; Thursday, December 1st ...
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:03PM
calendar Caught in the Act--Ranger Harassment & Survival Gear Seizure as Freedom Sleepout 73 Looms by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
After "Rousted Into the Rain" treatment during the last Freedom Sleepout a week ago [see "After Rain, Santa Cruz Police Eject Homeless..." at] homeless civil rights fighters will resume their weekly sleepout in front of City Hall from 4 PM Tuesday to 9 AM Wednesday at 809 Center St. on the sidewalk facing the library....
Event Date: Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:14AM
text New Report on an Old Story: Can Santa Cruz Learn from Yale Law School? by Yale Law School, Robert Norse
On reading the summary of the Yale Law School report documenting the Criminalization of the Homeless in Connecticut, I reacted with some thoughts about Santa Cruz. Both my thoughts and the news report summarizing the report I post below. Also included are links to the Executive Summary and the full report....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:41PM
image Help Open Uhuru Jiko Community Kitchen in Oakland, CA #GivingTuesday 480_jiko_banner_1.jpg by Uhuru Foods & Pies
The African People’s Education and Defense Fund Joins #GivingTuesday to Raise Funds to Open Uhuru Jiko Community Kitchen in Oakland, CA...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:21AM
calendar 2016 California Diabetes Awareness Month ~ Community Outreach Event ~ South Stockton, CA web-diabetes-month.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ 3368 Bellview Street Stockton, CA 95206...
Event Date: Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:35PM
text HUFFing and Puffing: A Warm Wind from Berkeley by Robert Norse
I recently forwarded an article that contrasted principles and policies elsewhere with those of Santa Cruz authorities--which I caustically denounced in an accompanying "Notes from Norse". I believe these Notes are a useful update to some of the brutal practices ongoing in Santa Cruz and so pass them on for readers....
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:56AM
image After Rain, Santa Cruz Police Eject Homeless Individuals Sleeping at City Hall and Make One Arrest 480_freedom-sleepers-1_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
Santa Cruz police initiated a raid at City Hall on November 23 at 3:30 am, shortly after it stopped raining that evening, to clear from the area approximately two dozen individuals who had been sleeping and sheltering themselves from the weather under the eaves of the buildings in the complex. Officers issued citations to individuals, and made one arrest. City Hall property is closed to the public between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. Many of those sleeping at City Hall were participating in t...
Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 4:26PM
image Berkeley Homeless Ask for Community Support 480_mike-zint-in-tarp-11-19-16_1.jpg by JP Massar
Please donate a few smackeroos to help the homeless fight for themselves and their rights....
Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 3:16PM
image 2016 California Diabetes Awareness Month ~ Victory Garden Project 480_14199177_1450646464949259_9032849795408804281_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Diabetes in California represents a significant and growing economic drain for families, employers, and communities, especially during these difficult economic times. A systemic approach placing access to fresh fruits and vegetables at the center of the conversation addressing diet related disease is at hand... 2016 Central Valley Diabetes Self Management Program is ready to assist....
Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:04PM
audio wtul news and views speaks with Janet Hays for OPPRC (audio/mpeg 18.1mb) by wtulnews
Janet Hays of HealingMindsNOLA speaks about a 30 Nov vigil at Gravier Park against a prison expansion for Orleans Parish Prison. Despite expert reports, and a decision of the New Orleans City Council, the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office is pushing to spend $55 Million in FEMA dollars to expand the number of beds at the OPP facilities--known as "Phase III." The previous two phases did not include facilities capable of caring for incarcerated people with mental health needs....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:27AM
calendar Sean Arlt fundraiser for his 4 year old son 480_img_0128.jpg by Jeffrey Arlt
Kuumbwa Jazz Center 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Sunday November 27th, 1 - 4 PM...
Event Date: Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:18PM
calendar "I love you enough to gain the world but blow my wad" walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:17PM
calendar Ecology Center Building Holiday Party 480_29911978374_d507717945_z_1.jpg by Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702...
Event Date: Fri Dec 2, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:17PM
calendar Free Public Awareness Seminar: Integration of Individuals with Autism into the Whole of S by April Banerjee
Koret Audtiorium, San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch 100 Larkin Street (at Grove), San Francisco, CA 94102 Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level. The Livestream link is available here:
Event Date: Tue Dec 6, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:20PM
calendar Surviving International Boulevard: Domestic Child Sex Trafficking by Nancy Tubbs,
Center for History and Community 2488 Coolidge Ave Oakland, CA 94601...
Event Date: Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:35AM
image Woman severely injured when concussion grenade thrown by police at Standing Rock explodes on her arm 480_sophia_wilansky_standing_rock_nodapl_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council
November 22, 2016 - On November 21st as a direct result of the violent police response at Standing Rock towards unarmed people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 21 year old woman from New York City, Sophia Wilansky, was severely injured when a concussion grenade thrown by police hit her left arm and exploded. Sophia was heading to bring water to the unarmed people who were being attacked for several hours by Morton County Sheriff forces. The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has stated ...
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:26PM