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imageFundraiser Initiated to Support the Ross Camp
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by Santa Cruz News
A fundraiser to support the homeless residents of the Ross Camp has been initiated by Alicia Kuhl of Santa Cruz County Homeless Advocates. Donations can be made here: https://www.gofundme.com/help-the-ross-camp...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:14AM
calendarMissing and Murdered Indigenous Women's Day
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by American Indian Resource Center at UCSC
UCSC Ethnic Resource Centers Lounge 339 Bay Tree Building Santa Cruz CA...
Event Date: Mon May 6, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:55AM
calendarEaster at the Camp
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by Santa Cruz City Councilmember Drew Glover
Gateway Plaza Camp Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:48AM
calendarEmergency Protest to Defend Those Without Housing
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by Keith McHenry
809 Center St, Santa Cruz, California...
Event Date: Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:36PM
imageHomeless Residents Name Take Back Santa Cruz in Lawsuit
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by Santa Cruz News
Homeless residents of the Ross/Hero's Camp in Santa Cruz have named the group Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) in a civil rights lawsuit filed in federal court on April 9 to prevent the camp's closure. While the text of the lawsuit is primarily focused on stopping the City of Santa Cruz's planned closure of the camp, it also seeks legal relief with regards to the wider campaign of hatred being waged in the community against the camp's homeless residents. The lawsuit is asking that Take Back Santa ...
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:09PM
calendarWhat Should Santa Cruz do with Hero's/Ross Camp Behind Gateway Plaza?
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by Salinas/Monterey Co. Homeless Union/Wes White
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:53AM
calendarSoupstock 2019
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by Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri May 24, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:28PM
calendarRoss Camp Community Cleanup by Alicia Kuhl (reposted)
Ross Camp (behind Ross Dress for Less/Gateway Plaza), River Street and Highway 1, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:18PM
textExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Offshore Drilling Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Environmental Study Released, Santa Barbara Hearing Set...
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:26PM
imageLawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, April 12, 2019 — The Center for Biological Diversity has won a victory in the legal battle to force the Trump administration to protect the West Coast habitat of the last remaining Southern Resident killer whales....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:17PM
imageHero's Camp Plaintiffs Demand City Provide Indoor Shelter for Entire Homeless Population in Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz News
Today, homeless residents of the Hero's Camp, who are suing the City of Santa Cruz to prevent their eviction, held a press conference to officially announce the lawsuit. Following the press conference, representative Alicia Kuhl announced that the group is demanding the city provide indoor shelter space for for the "entire" homeless population in Santa Cruz before the encampment, which is located next to Ross Dress for Less and the Gateway Plaza, be vacated....
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:31PM
calendarHistoric Lawsuit Filed by Homeless People in Santa Cruz to Block Eviction of Survival Camp
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by Alicia Kuhl (reposted)
Hero’s Camp (behind Ross at the Gateway Plaza), River Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:53PM
imageChief Mills to 'Present' BearCat to Public
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by Santa Cruz Police News
In an email to the Santa Cruz Police Chief’s Advisory Committee, it was announced that Police Chief Andrew Mills is planning to host a community presentation of the Santa Cruz Police Department's BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) on May 4. The vehicle was purchased by SCPD with the approval of the Santa Cruz City Council in 2015, despite large protests from the community over the militarization of police....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:59PM
calendarWhat is Justice for Palestine Today by Palestine Justice Coalition
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:50PM
documentACLU Letter to Santa Cruz City Council Opposes Ross Camp Closure
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by Santa Cruz News
On April 8, the ACLU of Northern California and the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty sent a joint letter to the Santa Cruz City Council opposing the closure of the Ross homeless encampment. "[W]e are concerned about any plan to criminalize the living behaviors of residents of the Ross Camp, either directly or indirectly. Due to the lack of available shelter bed, Martin bars the City from carrying out such a plan," the letter states....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:47PM
imageRoss Camp Eviction Date Could be Extended, but City Support for Safe Sleep Options Wavers
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by Santa Cruz News
The agenda for the Santa Cruz City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 9 includes one item that indicates the deadline for the closure date for the Ross homeless encampment may be extended. Councilmember Brown and Vice-Mayor Cummings have submitted a proposal, "to close the Gateway Encampment when sufficient, campground or non-campground emergency shelter beds are available." The encampment closure date previously had been planned for April 17, but an extension could easily pass with Counclilme...
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 4:34PM
calendarCompassion Not Eviction
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by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Apr 9, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2019 6:54PM
imageLawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Southern Resident Population Drops to 75 as Trump Administration Ignores Fisheries' Impact...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 7:43PM
documentHomeless Persons Cannot Be Punished for Sleeping in Absence of Alternatives, 9th Circuit Decision Establishes
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by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Boise, Idaho, April 1, 2019 – Tonight, people experiencing unsheltered homelessness in the west coast states of the Ninth Circuit can sleep more safely, without facing criminal punishment for simply trying to survive on the streets. Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an en banc petition by the city of Boise in Martin v. Boise (formerly Bell v. Boise), leaving in place its September 2018 ruling that homeless persons cannot be punished for sleeping outside on public property in...
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 2:58PM
imageCongress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2019 — More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on monarch butterfly conservation by $100 million annually....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 1:05PM