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calendar Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day 480_hiroshima-nagasaki_remembrance_day_-_pacific_grove_1.jpg by Monterey Peace & Justice Center
Lovers Point Park and Beach, Pacific Grove, CA...
Event Date: Sat Aug 4, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:51AM
calendar Xilonen Closing Ceremony 480_maiz_ceremony_1.jpg by White Hawk Indian Council For Children
Watsonville Plaza...
Event Date: Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:43AM
calendar Xilonen Ceremony of Tender Corn, Ceremonia de Maiz 480_xilonen_ceremony_white_hawk_indian_council_for_children_watsonville_1.jpg by White Hawk Indian Council For Children
Pinto Lake Championship Disc Golf Course 757 Green Valley Rd, Watsonville...
Event Date: Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:39AM
calendar Frida Fest • Special Event & Fundraiser 480_frida_fest_watsonville_film_festival_1.jpg by Watsonville Film Festival
Appleton Grill 410 Rodriguez St, Watsonville...
Event Date: Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:32AM
calendar Families Belong Together National Protest (Monterey Bay) 480_families_belong_together_1.jpg by Families Belong Together
Window On The Bay / Monterey Waterfront Park Del Monte Ave, Monterey...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:27AM
calendar Families Belong Together Santa Cruz County; Familias Unidas SCC 480_familias_unidas_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Familias Unidas Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center St, Santa Cruz Abbott Square at the MAH...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:15AM
text California Legislators Urge Wildlife Officials to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles from Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Assembly Committee Approves SB1309, Requiring New Regulations for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:07AM
calendar Open the Bathrooms! even_the_poor_need_to_poo_and_pee.pdf_140_.jpg by Conscience and Action
City Hall Courtyard 809 Center St....
Event Date: Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:32AM
document Lawsuit Challenging Ban on Living in Vehicles Moves Forward 1.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
On Friday, June 8, a U.S. District Court denied the City of San Diego’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit challenges the ticketing of homeless people living in RVs and other vehicles....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:15PM
image Poor People's Campaign Santa Cruz CA. 6-23-2018 480_002_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Poor People's Campaign is a nation wide action and was held in many cities across the country, including Washington D.C....
Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:25PM
calendar Veg. Potluck & Swim by Karen Kaplan
Simpkins Swim Center 979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062...
Event Date: Wed Jul 4, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:34PM
image City of Santa Cruz Confiscates Food Not Bombs Portable Toilet 480_food_not_bombs_public_toilet_santa_cruz_town_clock_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
The City of Santa Cruz confiscated the Food Not Bombs community funded portable toilet on Saturday, June 16. Access to public toilets is a human right. Every person deserves the dignity of relieving themselves in a private sanitary way....
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:32AM
image Conscience and Action Speak Out at Parks and Rec 480_35292346_10156264162338820_143414361082298368_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Basic Dignity is a Human Right...
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:14PM
document Bathroom Baloney--Expanded Speech to City Council on its anti-homeless restrooms policies extended_city_council_speech_6-12-18_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Robert Norse
A highly shortened version of this speech was given Tuesday evening at City Council. It anticipated and announced the Thursday June 14th noon protest demanding reopening of the Louden Nelson Center and San Lorenzo Park bathrooms for public use. This was done without public notice, discussion, or vote....
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:57PM
image In Memory of DavidMinton Silva, August 16, 1943 - March 11, 2018 480_1-david-minton-silva-ed-frey-vigil-peacecamp-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
Memorials were held in Santa Cruz during the month of May for DavidMinton Silva, who passed away on March 11 in Mozambique, Africa. For decades, David was a strong presence in local politics and the activist community in Santa Cruz, touching many with his gentle soul, and the ability to express solidarity and support for many different causes and individuals in the field of civil rights and social justice. The issue most near his heart was homelessness. [Top photo: In 2012, DavidMinton Silva ...
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:12PM
text Homeless Rights HoeDown Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 12-14) by HUFF, Conscience in Action, & Jeremy Alderson
Various events including Tuesday's Homelessness Marathon and City Council Speakout, Wednesday'a HUFF meeting and Juneteenth Celebration, and Thursday's Picketing Prejudice at Parks and Rec HQ are up for observaton and participation in the next few days....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:51PM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
text Keith McHenry's Food not Bombs and Homeless Update from Santa Cruz by Medea Benjamin (posted by Norse)
Video of Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs activist Keith McHenry walking Medea Bejamin through the twice-weekly sidewalk meal outside the Santa Cruz main post office and giving an extensive update on the anti-homeless measures taken by Santa Cruz authorities on Sunday June 10th....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:36PM
image Barrios Unidos Tiny Houses Project Unveiling 6-9-2018 480_000_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The event was held on Saturday afternoon June 9, 2018 in Santa Cruz California. The even was held to show the first model of a tiny house. There was food, music, and speakers that spoke of the housing issues that exist in Santa Cruz and in the rest of California. The speakers included Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez, David Foster (executive director of the local Habitat for Humanity), and some people who have experienced the housing problems in there own lives....
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:51PM
text ACLU Statement of Opposition to Anti-Homeless Measures at Louden Nelson Center and Park by ACLU (posted by Norse)
In April, ACLU Chair Peter Geldblum sent a letter to the City's Parks & Recreation Department expressing revulsion and concern regarding the recent closure of the bathrooms and other restrictive actions burdening the public and especially local homeless folks. I post it here....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 1:53PM