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image Local RV Safe Parking Programs Can Revive Interest Statewide 14440752_906264226173918_8425708834733836418_n.jpg by Steve Pleich
Safe Parking a Local and Statewide Priority...
Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:02PM
image This is a Homeless Emergency 480_santa_cruz_homeless_survival_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
It is time to stop talking and start implementing compassionate solutions for those who live outside. You are invited to join our nonviolent direct action campaign to form stable living conditions for people who cannot afford housing in Santa Cruz. Community members plan to form an emergency survival camp in one of the downtown parking structures. We have started a GoFundme campaign to raise money to pay any bail and fines that survival sleepers might receive if the authorities interfere with...
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:44AM
image Petition for Houseless Students 480_snail_movement_uc_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Snail Movement
Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/university-of-california-santa-cruz-petition-for-houseless-students-snail-movement...
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:11PM
image Lakota People's Law Project Event 2-10-2019 Chase Iron Eyes, Nathan Phillips 480_028_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The event was held Sunday night at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. A large crowd attended to the event to hear Chase Iron Eyes, Nathan Phillips, Nathan's daughter Alethea, attorney Daniel Sheehan, Ann Marie Sayers, Corine Fairbanks, Wounded Knee Decampo, Tatonka Bricca, and many others including Santa Cruz City Council members Chris Krohn and Drew Glover, along with many others....
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:50PM
image The Fierce Urgency of Now 480_ross_camp_gateway_plaza_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Santa Cruz City Councilmember Drew Glover
This Wednesday I went to the “Ross Camp” with some of the interns that work with me at the Resource Center for Nonviolence to get an update on the situation and to engage people in a conversation about poverty. As we arrived we met Mel Nunez, a dedicated advocate for the poor and representative from our local faith communities. [Photo: The view of the Ross Camp from the River Street side.]...
Posted: Fri Feb 8, 2019 10:45PM
calendar Premiere Armistice100 Santa Cruz Video 480_armistice_day_100_santa_cruz_documentary_lb_johnson_1.jpg by LB Johnson
Center for Spiritual Living Santa Cruz 1818 Felt St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Mar 8, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 8, 2019 10:35PM
calendar Nathan Phillips and Chase Iron Eyes at the Civic Center 480_first_take_phillips_1.jpg by Lakota People's Law Project
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church St, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 8, 2019 1:36PM
image Rest in Peace Sherry Conable 480_bearcat-protest-santa-cruz-20-sherry-conable_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
In shocking news to the Santa Cruz activist community, Sherry Conable was identified as the woman found dead on Cowell Beach on Monday morning. Sherry participated in and organized countless political demonstrations and anti-war events over the course of decades in the Santa Cruz area. She will be dearly missed....
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2019 7:56PM
calendar Protest War Criminal Madeleine Albright 480_madelinealbrightprotest_1.jpg by Food Not Bombs (Global)
Kaiser Permanente Arena 140 Front Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Tue Feb 5, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2019 3:36PM
image Following in the Footsteps of Bell and Martin 480_12108058_760327507446634_5766736909310958844_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Justice Delayed is Justice Denied...
Posted: Sat Feb 2, 2019 6:28PM
calendar Rise Up Singing Valentines by Karen Kaplan
The Resource Center for Nonviolence (Conference Room) 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 1, 2019 2:59PM
image Oil industry, environmental leaders mark 50th anniversary of Santa Barbara Oil Spill 480_50763273_1892992580828907_7448169191930068992_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The 50th anniversary of the Santa Barbara oil spill is a grim reminder of how far we have to go in stopping not only offshore drilling, but onshore oil and gas expansion as well,” said Tomás Morales Rebecchi, senior Central Coast organizer with Food & Water Watch. “If Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to lead opposition to the Trump administration’s plans to expand dangerous offshore drilling, he should start by ending drilling in California state waters and onshore throughout the state."...
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:04PM
text Anti-homeless terrorists break our van window on MLK day by John Cohen-Colby
The night of MLK day anti-homeless terrorists shattered the rear window of the van my sister Patricia Colby, I and our two emotional assistance cats live in. This was the latest hate crime in a gang stalking campaign by Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) which began with death threats against us in 2010. TBSC hate criminals connected with a gang of Section 8 criminals gang stalking us since we had HUD Fair Housing complaints against the consecutive managements of the Mission Gardens Apartments (MGA)...
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:51PM
image Santa Cruz Police Officer Chris Galli Uses Racist Term to Describe Homeless Man 480_chris_galli_santa_cruz_police_department_racist_comment.jpg by Peter Green
Officer Chris Galli of the Santa Cruz Police Department used a racist term today on social media to describe his experience with a local homeless man. Posting as "Chris Meriekuh" in the Facebook comments section of a local hate blog, Officer Galli referred to a homeless man as a "dindunuffin", a common racist term used by law enforcement officers to describe arrestees of color who claim to be innocent. The comment was directed at Michael Sweatt, a homeless man of color who was recently interv...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:20PM
calendar "The Radical King" by Cornel West - Book Group by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz, 612 Ocean Street, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sat Feb 9, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:37PM
calendar Poor People's Town Hall Live Oak by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Community Resources Live Oak, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062...
Event Date: Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:17PM
calendar Beloved Community Concert by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:07PM
document Police-Led Martin Luther King Day March, Lots of Smiles, Little Substance
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by Robert Norse
I joined the MLK parade, annoyed at the annual pomp and ceremony, sterilizing, sanitizing, and snoozifying his real message-to act locally against war, racism, and poverty. The flyers I distributed lay out some of the specifics that I often echo on this website. At least one speaker at the civic Auditorium noted it was, for the second year, police-led--the final bitter icing on the fluffy cake of expropriating, transforming, and degrading King's original message and work....
Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:10PM
image Martin Luther King March 480_001_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Martin Luther King March January 21, 2019 Held in Santa Cruz CA. as it has for some years!...
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:09PM
image Time for Santa Cruz City Council to Create a Homeless Strategic Planning Committee 480_389693_383967304999532_966198534_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
A Idea Whose Time Has Come...
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:33PM