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  1. The Latest Witch Hunt Against Alix TichelmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 |

    Alix Tichelman: Jailed in Santa Cruz, deported by ICE to Canada, now threatened with extradition back to the United States We are saddened to learn that Alix Tichelman, the woman formerly accused of murdering a Google executive in 2013, is once again being hounded by the fraternal police network in the United States. After serving three years in the Santa Cruz County Jail for manslaughter, Alix was immediately stripped of her US citizenship, apprehended by ICE agents, and incarcerated in Folsom Prison until her deportation to Canada, a nation-state of which she's also a citizen.


  2. Families Belong Together Sant Cruz, CA. 6-30-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 |

    So many people, so many cities! Trump has done it again, he's gotten the people back in the streets! This time we are in the streets because of Trump doing what he does best, turning against the people of color. Separating families and putting children of all ages in cages, tents, and warehouses! Families Belong Together in Santa Cruz.


  3. Poor People's Campaign Santa Cruz CA. 6-23-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 24 |

    Poor People's Campaign is a nation wide action and was held in many cities across the country, including Washington D.C. Here are a few pictures from today's Poor People's Campaign in downtown Santa Cruz. I could not stay for the whole event, and I left at about 2:30p.m, and people were still showing up and joining in the activities.


  4. Boycott Continues at East Bay Coffee Co. Over Illegal Firings and Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 |

    A worker was fired from the company four weeks ago after he refused to serve a customer who had groped and verbally harassed a co-worker. The co-worker had been told to hide in the kitchen if she was uncomfortable with the harassment.


  5. Conscience and Action Speak Out at Parks and RecRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 |

    A speak out and rally was held on Thursday, June 14 at noon protesting the closure by Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department of bathrooms at San Lorenzo Park and Louden Nelson Community Center. The action, attended by 23-30 concerned citizens, began at City Hall and moved to the Park and Rec offices on Church Street.


  6. In Memory of DavidMinton Silva, August 16, 1943 - March 11, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 |

    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.


  7. Bathroom Baloney--Expanded Speech to City Council on its anti-homeless restrooms policiesRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 |

    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.


  8. Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 |

    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. Working for social justice frequently seems to be a glacially slow endeavor.


  9. Barrios Unidos Tiny Houses Project Unveiling 6-9-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 |

    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.


  10. ACLU Statement of Opposition to Anti-Homeless Measures at Louden Nelson Center and ParkRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 |

    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.


  11. Armistice Day Santa Cruz with Medea BenjaminRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 |

    The Santa Cruz Chapter of Veterans for Peace welcomes Medea Benjamin to our monthly Armistice Celebration at the Town Clock Park! Organized by Armistice Day 100 Santa Cruz, a project of Veterans for Peace SC November 11th, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the declaration of Armistice Day, and a world without war, at the end of WWI - we celebrate on the 11th of each month as we move toward 11/11/2018 and making Armistice a reality! VETERANS FOR PEACE PROPOSE 2018 AS ARMISTICE YEAR "2018 ~ The Year that Armistice becomes Real" The 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day is 11/11/1918. We are developing plans for events each month and a major event on November 11th, 2018.


  12. First Friday Art Reception- Lesha Maria Rodriguez, Marciano "Chango" Cruz, CosechArteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 |

    The Resource Center for Nonviolence celebrates three dynamic exhibits with a FIRST FRIDAY Art Reception, June 1, 6-9p.m. at 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz. Lesha Maria Rodriguez-- "Oaxaca" -- new techniques pushing photography boundaries.


  13. Creating Positive Peace: Workshop Aims to Mainstream NonviolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 |

    The Resource Center for Nonviolence hosts a bi-annual training about Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolent principles and methodologies to teach conflict reconciliation strategies to enrich the lives of individuals and communities. The RCNV is having their Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training Fall Session the weekend of November 17th and 18th, 2018, and the Santa Cruz community is invited to mark their calendars.


  14. Celebrate the life of David Minton SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 |

    David's Celebration of Life. Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:00 to 6:00 PM Santa Cruz Downtown Post Office Food Not Bombs will host a celebration from 4pm to 6pm at the Downtown Post Office in Santa Cruz, California.


  15. Local Filmmaker to Shoot in Santa Cruz this Summer for 2020 Festival RunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 |

    No Volvere explores the everyday lives of Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay's working class communities as its residents struggle to adapt to massive cultural and economic shifts that have beset the region. No Volvere is an English/Spanish spoken feature film that explores the impact of the tech industry on longtime residents of Santa Cruz, CA and the surrounding Monterey Bay.


  16. Armistice Year CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 |

    Armistice 100 Santa Cruz Group is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day at the Town Clock. There will be speakers, songs, bell ringing, and ceremonies.


  17. 2018 March for Moms, Rally to Improve Birth in Santa Cruz Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    While consumers, health care professionals and diverse stakeholders gather in the nation's capital for the March for Moms, the annual Rally to Improve Birth will take place simultaneously in states and communities across the country. One in every three Americans is born through major surgery and we have the highest rates of maternal death and injury, the lowest birth weights, and the widest disparities in the entire developed world.


  18. Earth Day Santa Cruz Celebration Saturday April 21, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 |

    The Earth Day event was held at the San Lorenzo Park from 11am. To 4pm. and was sponsored by Ecology Action, The Good Times, New Leaf, Dignity Health, Green Waist, The City and County of Santa Cruz, along with others.


  19. Automated License Plate Reader public meeting Wednesday 4-18-2018 Santa Cruz, Ca.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    The meeting was held Wednesday evening at Santa Cruz County Sheriff office. The Office is located at 5200 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, California.


  20. Bill McKibben & Sheila Watt-Cloutier: Climate JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 |

    Register and arrive early to ensure a seat. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.


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