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imageThe Death of Deseire Quintero and the Creation of “Camp Phoenix”
by California Homeless Union
Statement of the California Homeless Union...
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:49AM
calendarDispatches from the Field by News & Letters
Niebyl-Proctor Library, upstairs 6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland...
Event Date: Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:57PM
imageSupport the Ross Survival Camp
by Keith McHenry
"This cause is a great cause and we’re tired of being treated like dirt. We’re not, we’re human beings. We bleed just like you and we’re good people. We need a safe place and this is a safe place right here.” - Deseire Quintero...
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:53PM
imageRoss Camp and the plans for a better camp 11-12-2019
by AutumnSun
There is a plan to make what was once the Ross Camp a much better place for some of the Santa Cruz Homeless. Along with new rules to keep the place safe, clean, and legal, it may succeed. Today the porta-potties arrived....
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:49PM
imageThe rebirth of Ross Camp Monday morning 11-11-2019
by AutumnSun
This morning at 10 a.m. I went by what was once The Ross Camp in downtown Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Homeless Union has opened the camp up in the same location as the old camp....
Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:25PM
imageCommunity Members Re-establish Ross Camp
by Alex Darocy
Homeless residents in Santa Cruz are moving back into the Ross Camp today. The area has been fenced off since it was closed by authorities in the spring, but homeless community members are presently accessing it, cleaning it up, and moving back in. Alicia Kuhl of the Santa Cruz Homeless Union is among a group of individuals facilitating services there. She posted the following message on social media: "I'm asking for people to come and show up in support of the re-established Ross Camp today,...
Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:47PM
textConsider the Homeless. It's Cold Outside! by Barbara Brust
Help the Helpers Help the Homeless......
Posted: Fri Nov 8, 2019 9:02AM
calendarHoliday Arts and Crafts Fair
by Keith McHenry and Alicia Kuhl
850 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Dec 1, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 7, 2019 1:55PM
imageBring Back Claudia! SFUSD Parent, Students,Teachers & Community Supporters Protest
by Labor Video Project
Dozens of parents, students, teachers and community members rallied at 24th and Mission St. in San Francisco on November 6, 2019 to protest the retaliation and removal of Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 Principal Claudia DeLarios Moran. Union busting superintendent Vincent Matthews has also sought to cut $300,000 from MLK Middle School and he and his SFUSD board are seeking to outsource the school bus drivers to non-union operators and Zoom UPBER operators....
Posted: Wed Nov 6, 2019 10:40PM
textIt is Time to Demand Action About Homelessness by Haley Hatch
This is a short opinion piece on the increasing threat of homelessness in Sonoma County. While referencing those already experiencing homelessness, this piece is dedicated towards raising awareness how unstable housing is becoming for the middle-class....
Posted: Wed Nov 6, 2019 8:00AM
imageOur Demands in Memory of Deseire Quintero
by Keith McHenry (repost)
Please email the Santa Cruz City Council your support for our demands:
Posted: Tue Nov 5, 2019 10:09AM
calendarForum: Politics Behind Impeachment + Latin American Elections, Uprisings
by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., near 26th St....
Event Date: Fri Nov 8, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:18PM
imageWe Must Not Abandon Emergency Shelter Programs
by Steve Pleich
Emergency Shelters Are a Difference Maker...
Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:25PM
imageSanta Rita Jail Strike!
by IWOC Oakland
Prisoners Stage One-day Hungerstrike and Work Stoppage Within Santa Rita Jail to Protest Filthy Conditions, Price Gouging and Abuse...
Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:13PM
calendarSpeak Out In Oakland Against Port Privatization & Attacks On Public Education
Mosswood Park. 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609...
Event Date: Sat Nov 2, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:36PM
documentA Blast at Vice-Mayor Cummings Record As the Council Dallies
by Robert Norse
A long line of speakers urged faster action to protect Section 8 tenants in the last months of the year at Tuesday's Special City Council meeting. I summarized in accusatory terms Vice-Mayor Cummings record in siding with the reactionary Watkins majority on tenant and homeless issues. Brown supported a Mathews weakening of the Just Eviction protection emergency measure, and the Council caved....
Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:30PM
calendarResidents to Defend Wood Street Homeless Encampment as City of Oakland Attacks
by Dayton Andrews
West Grand and Wood St., (2217 Wood St.) Oakland CA...
Event Date: Tue Nov 5, 2019 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:17PM
imageAfter Fighting to Keep Ross Camp Open, Homeless Woman Killed When Tree Strikes Campsite
by Santa Cruz News
Deseire Quintero, whose name became synonymous with the legal effort to keep the Ross Camp in Santa Cruz open to its homeless residents, died Sunday morning when a tree fell and struck her at a survival campsite located in a wooded area in Pogonip, a City park. Quintero was 55 years old....
Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:58PM
textOn-going attacks on Oakland & Berkeley’s unhoused violates their human rights by Lynda Carson
In scenes reminiscent of the bulldozer attacks on shanty towns around the world, Oakland’s Mayor Libby Shaft had the bulldozers sent in to clear out another homeless encampment of the unhoused 2 days ago!...
Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:58PM
calendarUnhoused March on Berkeley City Hall by Andrea Henson
The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass, 598 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:09PM