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textNationwide Effort Calls for Housing, Not Handcuffs by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 17, 2019, Washington, D.C.) – Today, the #IAskForHelpBecause Campaign launched its second round of a nationwide effort to strike down bans on panhandling and to replace them with more constructive policies that address the root causes of homelessness. Since the 2015 decision in Norton v. Springfield that found any targeting of speech asking for donations for punishment invokes the strictest scrutiny under First Amendment protections, every ordinance limiting panhandling, begging, or sol...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:24AM
calendarSounding the Alarm Against a Fascist Regime
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by Curt Wechsler
Sports Basement 1590 Bryant Street, San Francisco Elevator access...
Event Date: Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:38PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore Court Date and More
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The latest issue of our newsletter has just been released, spotlighting the important case of Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore and the recent work of Southern University Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell & her students. We also update you on the recent activities of Robert King and Albert Woodfox, including Albert's trip abroad to the United Kingdom....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:00PM
calendarIndependent Community Tribunal - Anatomy of a Witchhunt: Defend the Sacramento 3 by Ronald Cruz
Southside Co-Housing Community Room 434 - T Street (Sacramento, CA)...
Event Date: Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:13PM
textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA (check whiteboard at front entrance for room location)...
Event Date: Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:37AM
imageMarin County Supervisors Hear Moving Testimony at TRUTH Forum
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by Leon Kunstenaar
ICE Out Of Marin demands sheriff end ICE cooperation and that Supervisors declare Marin a sanctuary. Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:47PM
calendarDefend Media Freedom NO U.S.Extradition of Julian Assange
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by Bay Area Action Comm To Free Julian Assange
British Consulate General San Francisco, 1 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 9, 2019 3:59PM
imageDay of Action: 2nd Detention Camps Protest
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Protests Resume at SF Federal Building Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Jul 7, 2019 1:12PM
calendarSF Protest Against Twitter Blocking of Tweets To Free Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning
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by Bay Action To Free Julian Assange
Twitter World HQ 1355 Market St #900, San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Mon Jul 8, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 7, 2019 11:10AM
textSanta Cruz County Homeless Union President Launches RV Park-In Protest by Robert Norse & Alicia Kuhl
Recent renewal of harassment of RV dwellers along Woodrow has prompted Alicia Kuhl of the SC Homeless Union Park-In to protest the threatening vigilante behavior. More details below....
Posted: Tue Jul 2, 2019 1:53PM
calendarLights for Liberty: Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz Indivisible
Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz,...
Event Date: Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:28PM
calendar#CloseTheCamps: National Protests Against Inhumane Detention of Children & Families by Moveon.org, Families Belong Together, others
Protests around San Francisco Bay Area, throughout California, and nationwide Find an event in your area (keep checking back as new events are being added): https://act.moveon.org/event/close-camps-now_attend/search/...
Event Date: Tue Jul 2, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:21PM
calendarFascism: What It Is and How To Fight It
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by Gene Ruyle
Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)...
Event Date: Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:30AM
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:01PM
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18AM
imageMarin Residents Meet To Plan More Anti ICE Pressure
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Unlike San Francisco, Marin County Sheriff Delivers Detainees to ICE...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:50PM
imageIs New City Manager Tina Friend Bringing an Anti-Homeless Agenda to Scotts Valley?
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Without public input, freshly hired City Manager Tina Friend has drafted the City of Scotts Valley's political position on Assembly Bill 516, a state bill which would amend the California vehicle code to extend the amount of time before local authorities may legally tow a vehicle parked in public, and would also prevent the sale of vehicles after they are impounded to cover towing expenses. The bill is seen as a much needed protection for low income residents in the state; having a vehicle to...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:39PM
calendarCops Out Of Dyke March!
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by Gay Shame
We will meet at 4:30pm on the steps of Mission High on 18th street, across from the park....
Event Date: Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:22PM
imagePre-Dawn Arrests at Spectacular Mono-pod Blockade on Rainbow Ridge, Mattole
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by kp
A 40' mono pod with a sitter was erected early this morning at the main gate on the logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole Forest. About 20 people were there by about 4 am in this very remote area. Once security and law enforcement showed up (in force), several people were arrested, after being thrown to the ground without notice....
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:36AM