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video Video: Questions from Public Lead Santa Cruz Police Chief to Admit ICE Agent Embedded in SCPD (video/mp4 177.3mb) by Alex Darocy
At the Santa Cruz City Council meeting on February 28, questions from members of the public, and subsequently those of Vice Mayor David Terrazas and Council Member Sandy Brown, prompted Chief of Police Kevin Vogel to admit there has been an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent embedded in the Santa Cruz Police Department for years, despite the fact that by law, Santa Cruz is a Sanctuary City. The questions were part of the massive public outcr...
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:38PM
image California School Districts Support Santa Clara County’s Challenge To Trump Executive Orders On Immigration aclu_ca_schools.png by via ACLU of Northern California
San Francisco, March 23, 2017 - Dozens of California school districts and leading education organizations today announced the filing of an amicus brief supporting Santa Clara County in its legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:44PM
calendar Lyrical Revolt - Defeat Trump! Defend Immigrants and Muslims! 480_lr_june4_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St., near 26th St....
Event Date: Sat Apr 1, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:19AM
audio Jenny Yanez on Solidarity with the Muslim Community (audio/mpeg 11.5mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Jenny Yanez joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss how folks can stand in solidarity with the local Muslim community....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:39AM
image YARR Training Attracts Crowd of Santa Cruz Supporters 480_yarr_santa_cruz_1_1_1.jpg by Sanctuary Santa Cruz
Saturday’s YARR (Your Allied Rapid Response) Open House and Legal Observer Training attracted a crowd of nearly 150 people to hear about how they could be part of the Rapid Response Team of Sanctuary Santa Cruz, supporting community members who are targets of an ICE raid or other forms of harassment or bullying....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:41AM
text Elections 2017/PVV in power or not/Terror reign or freedom by Astrid Essed
With the treath, that the fascist PVV becomes the biggest party in the Dutch elections on 15 march, resistance against the PVV is very important. be made: to stay and fight or to leave the Netherlands and continue the fight elsewhere. But in each case, the PVV fascism must be fought by any means necessary....
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:40PM
image Californians Sue in Challenge to Latest Muslim Ban prejudice_rewritten_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
March 13, 2017 - A UC Santa Cruz graduate student researching the nature of the universe in collaboration with an Iranian scientist, a California woman planning a celebration of her recent marriage to a Syrian man, and an Iranian student unable to reunite with his wife are challenging Donald Trump’s latest attempt at an unconstitutional and discriminatory Muslim ban. The suit, Al-Mowafak v. Trump, was originally filed on February 2, 2017 and was amended this afternoon. Plaintiffs are represen...
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:58PM
calendar Protest Against Palantir ICE Government Surveillance 480_donald-trump-peter-thiel_1.jpg by We The People
Peter Thiel's house 2920 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115-1062, United States...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:00AM
calendar Creating Communities of Sanctuary for All 480_screen_shot_2017-03-10_at_10.41.39_am__1_.jpg by Pacific School of Religion
Rally at MLK Civic Center Park 2151 MLK Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:00PM
text NLG Sacramento Alert: CHP Recommending Charges for Antifa at Capitol Nazi Rally Last June by NLG-Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee has reported that 106 people are facing charges from the Nazi/antifa rally at the capitol this past June. Prosecutors will consider 514 misdemeanor and 68 felony charges involving 106 people, with charges ranging from unlawful assembly to assault with a deadly weapon....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:50PM
image Police Department Bombshell: ICE Inside SCPD 480_irene-o-conell-city-council_1.jpg by Chris Krohn
I've been writing a column about Santa Cruz city council politics, and the general goings-on in Surf City. Of course, it is from my perspective as a city council member, and director of the internship program in the Dept. of Environmental Studies at UC Santa Cruz. I would love your feedback on this column....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:38PM
calendar The Fight for Immigrant Rights in the Era of Trump immigration-protest-350x220.jpg by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI...
Event Date: Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 9:35PM
calendar Tech Stands Up Rally 480_17038960_10154162171891933_5384995298176850256_o_1.jpg by Tech Stands Up
250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2531, United States...
Event Date: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 4:18PM
text UC Berkeley Sponsors Muslim Basher: Drive Out the Trump Regime! Start with John Yoo by Curt
Torture advocate John Yoo and his handlers at Boalt Hall think Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban is A-OK. Despite a decade of community protest against the corruption of young legal minds by a resident war criminal with a dangerous philosophy of exceptionalism - that American lives are worth more than other people's - law school administrators deny consequences of Yoo's professional misconduct. Professor Yoo shames the university every time he opens his mouth. His legal "opinions" further the i...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 3:28PM
text In condemned remarks, HUD Secretary Ben Carson calls slaves “immigrants” by Lynda Carson
People have allegedly been around for the last 195,000 years or more, and slavery has existed since before written history. The slavery era insurance registry reveals a lot of information about slavery!...
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 9:07PM
image US-Mexico Workers Solidarity March & Action On 3/5/17 For Driscoll's Agricultural Work 480_border_protest_at_gate3-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Mexican and US trade unionists, youth and human rights advocates rallied on both sides of the border in San Ysidro and Tijuana in opposition to union busting, NAFTA and the racist wall and ICE attacks on Latinos and immigrant workers....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 8:33PM
calendar #NoBanNoWall SFO Solidarity Rally by Harrison B.
San Francisco International Airport. International Arrivals. Today at 7:30 PM - 12 AM...
Event Date: Mon Mar 6, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 6:56PM
calendar Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference 480_roar-conference.jpg by ROAR
The Omni in Oakland - 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609 on March 11th CIIS in San Francisco - 1453 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 on March 12th...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 5, 2017 11:32AM
calendar No Walls, No Borders: Boycott Granite Construction 480_boycott_granite_construction_1.jpg by Watsonville Brown Berets
Corporate Headquarters of Granite Construction 585 West Beach Street, Watsonville, CA 95076...
Event Date: Tue Mar 7, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 6:23PM
calendar Commemorating the Watsonville Canning Strike - 30 years 480_watsonville-canning-strike_1.jpg by Susan Renison
Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main St, Watsonville CA 2nd floor meeting room...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 5:41PM