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calendarWhat Should Santa Cruz do with Hero's/Ross Camp Behind Gateway Plaza? by Salinas/Monterey Co. Homeless Union/Wes White
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:53AM
textBerkeley non-profit hosts Rising Stars Youth Event! by Max Frincke
Award-winning non-profit BOSS hosts rising stars event for 6th straight year. The event will celebrate adolescents that are doing well in school and taking care of themselves and their families while overcoming multiple hardships - such as homelessness, substance abuse, criminal justice involvement, and other challenges....
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:20AM
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
textThe Ugly Truth about U.S. Health Insurance by Troy Prouty
The truth about Healthcare in the U.S. makes it unsustainable due to special interest from two opposite forces....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:00AM
calendarPeople’s Park 50th Anniversary — A Two-Week Celebration of Resistance
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by Save Peoples Park
People’s Park 2556 Haste St Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:56PM
calendarSkywatchers Festival
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by Denise Lamott
Kelly Cullen Community Center, 220 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Fri May 17, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:45PM
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
documentCalifornia Water Board Finds Oil-industry Contaminants in Water Wells
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Fracking Near Protected Groundwater Increasing in California...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:38PM
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
calendarSOS! Addressing the local/regional shelter shortage crisis with transitional villages by James L Cowan
Park Branch Library Community Room 1833 Page St., San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 10:45PM
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
textVienna: Housing is a Human Right by German DGB Union
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich. Housing is a creative challenge since we are not born with housing like clams. The state cannot steal away from its responsibility to guarantee life, liberty, and happiness....
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 4:52AM
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
calendarMay Day: March & Rally for Worker & Immigrant Rights in Santa Rosa
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by May 1st Coalition
Santa Rosa: 777 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa 95407 by Dollar Tree store...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 2:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2019 5:26PM
calendarTHHE AUCTION: Hospitality House Community Arts Program Annual Art Auction by Hospitality House
The Midway 900 Marin Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu May 9, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2019 4:40PM
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
calendarMedicare for All Film Series
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by Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival
Loudon Nelson Community Center Auditorium, 301 Center St, Santa Cruz 95060...
Event Date: Fri May 3, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 12:53AM
calendarNUHW: Standing up for Patients and Workers by Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival
Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz 95060...
Event Date: Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 12:42AM