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imageVictory in Sonoma County
by National Union of Healthcare Workers
JULY 28TH, 2021 - Wellpath, one of the nation’s largest providers of prison healthcare services, has grown accustomed to securing no-bid contracts for its services in California. But NUHW members who work for Wellpath at the Sonoma County Jail this month successfully blocked a five-year contract extension that Wellpath thought was a done deal....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:47AM
imageResistance at Sausalito Camp Eviction
by The Battle Is Not Over
An encampment near Dunphy Park was destroyed and residents evicted as the city of Sausalito forced residents out of their community. Resistors fought bravely but were told their new home would have to be an area that is muddy and close to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ debris yard, where boats are taken from the water for destruction....
Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:43AM
calendarCorte Madera: Good Trouble Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights
by Declaration for American Demcracy and partner
Corte Madera Town Park, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera 94925...
Event Date: Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:57AM
calendarPetaluma: Good Trouble Vigil for Democracy and Voting Rights
by Declartion for American Demcracy and partners
Petaluma Fairgrounds Park & Ride, 100 Fairgrounds Dr., Petaluma 94952...
Event Date: Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:40AM
calendarWhat is the water saying?
by Headlands Center for the Arts
Headlands Center for the Arts 944 Fort Barry Sausalito, CA 94965...
Event Date: Wed Jul 28, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:58AM
calendarUnder The Stars: A Sleepout to End Homelessness in Marin
by Ritter Center
This is a virtual event....
Event Date: Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:38PM
calendarPetaluma Protest/March for Palestine by Angela
Penry Park, Petaluma...
Event Date: Sun May 30, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 6:15AM
imageFlowers and Candles Form Tribute to Black Lives Murdered
by 1st Anniversary of George Floyd
Photos from a vigil held in Mill Valley on May 25th....
Posted: Sat May 29, 2021 1:07AM
textGrowth Machine Theory by Stephen Lim
This is used to prove that the growth machine theory is not a positive social theory. What it does is it promotes the idea of wealth hierarchy and it allows the rich to stay rich. This is a problem because it creates political control over cities by allowing the rich to take capital through land....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 10:45PM
documentHow Covid-19 Affected Child Protective Services in Sonoma County
by Amador Vasquez et al
This research paper goes into detail about Child Protective Services in Sonoma County and how Covid-19 affected this public service. We found articles along with websites that allowed us to answer the research question we had created. We investigated how CPS was dealing with the pandemic and their struggles. Methodologies used include analysis of academic articles and articles from other authors and qualitative interviews....
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 12:06PM
textSelf Serving Pro-Growth Media by Marissa Land
How power and control is affecting Sonoma County....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:36PM
textWealth Issues in Sonoma County by Madison Young
This piece focuses on the issues revolving around the building of the Green Music Center, while Sonoma County is facing a poverty and homelessness crisis....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 11:31AM
documentSanta Rosa Police Department underscores changes since summer 2020 protests
by Nashelly Chavez
The outcome of the 2020 BLM movement on Santa Rosa Police department. There has now been changes that have been made within the police department involving stricter rules for less-lethal munitions and long-range sound system for orders. Awareness of human right violations that were done with the use of tear gas and the less-lethal munitions. In need of better communication of protocols in handling situations like that better....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 12:30AM
textSonoma County Child Protective Services Referrals Down by Abby D.
Covid has affected Child Protective Services. Since Covid started the reports have gone down. Now that school has gone online the teachers haven't been reporting. The police and hospital staff have been the ones reporting the more severe cases....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 4:32PM
imageIn San Rafael a Vigil--Justice for Mario Gonzalez and More
by Say Their Names
On May 7, a small group in San Rafael protested the killing of Mario Gonzalez by police. Attendees listened to a speech given by George Galvis of Demonstrators chalked messages in remembrance of Gonzalez and other victims of police brutality....
Posted: Sat May 8, 2021 4:13AM
textSocial Activism of Black Lives Matter: Institutional Responses by Bertha Martinez
Institutions in America should show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. By doing so, they demonstrate that they understand the severity of police brutality against black people....
Posted: Wed May 5, 2021 4:22PM
textA Year Later: The Black Lives Matter Movement in Sonoma County 2020 by Anferny Jimauri Moore
BLM has become a "tool" social activist, the local government and political representatives sought to use the momentum of POC and the community to capitalize and align themselves with accountability, instead of the go-to white supremacy....
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:15PM
imageIn San Rafael a Vigil--Justice for Daunte Wright
by Police Racism
On April 11, a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. He was shot at close range. Protesters say police are engaged in a racist war on Black America. At a vigil on April 16 in San Rafael, demonstrators remembered Daunte and other victims....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:26AM
textReal Estate Development Takeover of Sonoma County by Tai Lam
The North bay area of Sonoma County has become the victims of recent wildfires dating back to 2017. Since the fires, many Sonoma County residents have suffered by losing their homes, belongs and loved ones. While residences are unable to find affordable housing the real estate development industry has benefited, by purchasing the property of people who are unable to rebuild their homes. This Real estate companies convert the property they purchase into luxury homes and communities that people...
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:25PM
textSonoma County’s Institutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement by Lilyana Pantoja
This piece is about Sonoma County's educational institution's reponse to the Black Lives Matter movement. It explains the movement and how it has affected a couple of educational institutions in the county. It brings to light what their steps are going forward after the movement's influence....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:25PM