Fundraiser Initiated to Support the Ross Camp
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
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's Day
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
Easter at the Camp
Gateway Plaza Camp Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:48AM
Emergency Protest to Defend Those Without Housing
809 Center St, Santa Cruz, California...
Event Date: Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:36PM
Homeless Residents Name Take Back Santa Cruz in Lawsuit
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
What Should Santa Cruz do with Hero's/Ross Camp Behind Gateway Plaza?
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
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri May 24, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:28PM
Ross Camp Community Cleanup
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
ExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Offshore Drilling Platforms, Truck Oil in California
Environmental Study Released, Santa Barbara Hearing Set...
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:26PM
Lawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat
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
Hero's Camp Plaintiffs Demand City Provide Indoor Shelter for Entire Homeless Population in Santa Cruz
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
Historic Lawsuit Filed by Homeless People in Santa Cruz to Block Eviction of Survival Camp
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
Chief Mills to 'Present' BearCat to Public
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
What is Justice for Palestine Today
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
ACLU Letter to Santa Cruz City Council Opposes Ross Camp Closure
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
Ross Camp Eviction Date Could be Extended, but City Support for Safe Sleep Options Wavers
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
Compassion Not Eviction
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Apr 9, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2019 6:54PM
Lawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas
Southern Resident Population Drops to 75 as Trump Administration Ignores Fisheries' Impact...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 7:43PM
Homeless Persons Cannot Be Punished for Sleeping in Absence of Alternatives, 9th Circuit Decision Establishes
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
Congress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
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