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Food Not Bombs Joins the Human Race

 

 

 

 

 

If you pledge $25 or more you get a free Food Not Bombs T- Shirt!!!
http://www.santacruzfoodnotbombs.org/

To donate, please go to:
http://www.humanracesc.org/goto/FoodNotBombsFreeSkool

By donating or fundraising at least $35 to the cause of their choice, individuals will celebrate together on Saturday May 10th while enjoying a breakfast, lunch, free t-shirt, carnival games, live music, aerial dancers, acrobats, magicians, clowns, fortune tellers and a beautiful ocean walk along West Cliff Drive.

http://www.humanracesc.org/race-info/race-day-information/

Begins and Ends at:
2300 Delaware Ave.

Marketplace: 7:00 am – 11:30 am

Come to SF 99Rise Movement Training!

99rise-logo-for-headerThis free, intensive 2-day training will give you the entire “DNA” of 99Rise – everything that makes this movement tick – so that by the end of the weekend, you’ll have received the full set of theoretical, strategic, relational, and communications tools needed to become a 99Rise leader, form an independent team, and spread the DNA in your community. Do the training, be the movement.

The training will include:
*The basic dynamics of nonviolent conflict and civil resistance.
*How to share your story to mobilize supporters and build community.
*The grand strategy and principles of 99Rise.
*Organizing 101 and effective action planning.

WHEN
Sat May 3, 2014 10am – 6pm
Sun May 4, 2014 10am – 6pm
WHERE
Global Exchange
2017 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Google map and directions

Cabrillo College Social Justice Conference

https://www.facebook.com/events/501248963320515

SF Eviction Fighters at Occupy Forum

Monday, April 14th from 6 – 9 pm at Global Exchange

2017 Mission Street near 16th Street BART

Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!

OccupyForum presents…

Our Homes, Our Neighborhoods–

The Fight to Wake up the City, Stop Displacement, 
and Take Back Control of Our Communities

 

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Homeless Services Center Presents 15th Annual SoupLine Supper

Feed Your Family.  Feed Your Community.  Feed Your Philanthropy.

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 5:30-7:30pm, Homeless Services Center (HSC) will host its 15th Annual Soupline Supper at the Cocoanut Grove in Santa Cruz. The event features signature soups, gourmet bread, and desserts from over 40 local restaurants. Public officials, top executives, and other community leaders serve as “Celebrity Ladlers.” Live music and brief program for the 500 attendees recognizes donors, sponsors, volunteers—and includes a few updates from HSC’s Executive Director Monica Martinez.

HSC’s Board of Directors encourages you to consider how at Soupline Supper, a good bowl of soup has the power to open a door. Your contribution helps further the mission of Homeless Services Center to enable self-sufficiency of individuals and families while reducing homelessness in Santa Cruz County.

Learn more at www.souplinesupper.org.

Non-Violent Direct Action Training

TRAINING in NON-VIOLENT Direct Action
Saturday, April 5, from 10 – 4p.m.
Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean St.,  Santa Cruz CA
Co-sponsored by Credo,  350 Santa Cruz and RCNV

Participants will be taught to work as a team to complete a successful nonviolent direct action. Doing so will mean many people assuming different direct and supporting roles.  Not all participants need to risk arrest,  which in any case remains a matter of free choice and individual conscience.
For more information  contact Rabbit or rcnv.org

Gala Dinner Benefit for Santa Cruz Sanctuary Camp

Gala Dinner benefit for Santa Cruz Sanctuary Camp

From Gail Page:

We would love to have you attend our Gala Dinner, a fundraiser for Santa Cruz Sanctuary Camp to support our Community Campout with the Homeless. We would also appreciate it if you would help spread the word and invite your circle of friends and contacts. This is going to be a fun and inspiring event.

The event is on March 30th.
Enjoy a candlelit dinner catered by India Joze with exquisite dinner music by Wireless Lovebird.

It will begin with guided tours of a 2.5 acre jungle garden created by former Arboretum docent, Gail Page.

There will be a donation bar and music in the garden.

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Cesar Chavez Film Premier – Fri28Mar2014

photo by Bob Fitch

CESAR CHAVEZ:
History is Made One Step at a Time

 Santa Cruz Film Premiere

Friday, March 28
7:15p.m.
Del Mar Theater, 1124 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz

Donations beyond ticket prices ($10.50 General, $7.50 seniors)  

go to RCNV
 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Get a ticket AND a Cesar Chavez Poster 
for $20, or $17 for seniors. 

 

 UFW photographer and former RCNV staff member BOB FITCH will speak during the Q&A. This new CESAR CHAVEZ film chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leader and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez (played by Michael Pina).Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Chavez embraced nonviolence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle for the rights of farm workers. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the system. Also starring America Ferrera, Rosaio Dawson & John Malkovich. Running Time: 102.  Rated: PG-13. For more information: 831-423-1626 or  rcnv.org

Santa Cruz DA Goes Judge Shopping — Again

Santa Cruz Eleven Trial Delayed by the DA — Again

The public and the defendants in the Santa Cruz Eleven case were looking forward to the commencement of the trial this week. Instead, the DA in a surprise move during a readiness hearing on Friday 28Feb2014 asked for a different judge. This postpones the trial until a decision about switching judges can be made. This is not the first time that the DA has asked for a new judge and the motion denied. This latest motion is likely to be denied as well.

The Santa Cruz Eleven comprises eleven individuals who were charged with crimes in association with the 2011 occupation of the vacant bank building located at 75 River Street in Santa Cruz. According to the prosecution, approximately $20,000 in damages were caused to the building as a result of the occupation, and the defendants were being prosecuted to pay for those damages even though none of them were directly responsible for any of it. Arrest warrants were issued and eleven individuals were charged with three separate felony counts in February of 2012. After dozens of pre-trial hearings, Santa Cruz Judge Paul Burdick dismissed the charges against all but four of those charged by early 2013.

The sixth amendment states that the accused have the right to a speedy trial. These needless delays by the DA violate that right. This has gone on long enough. It is time to drop the charges or dismiss the case.

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