text Oakland’s affordable housing threatened by Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD by Lynda Carson
Two wealthy high ranking Trustees of the right-wing fascist Heritage Foundation demanding budget cuts to HUD and other non-defense federal programs reside in the Bay Area, including Jerry Hume (George H. Hume) of San Francisco, and Nersi Nazari of Atherton!...
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:08AM
calendar Remembering Michael Randell Mears 480_mike_sc_1_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Our friend Micheal Mears died of hypothermia on February 17, 2017 in Santa Cruz. His Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 5:30 PM outside Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center St, Santa Cruz, California...
Event Date: Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59PM
calendar Come show your support for the ACA (ObamaCare) and get paid! (mission district) by Jordan
583 Shotwell St near 20th St...
Event Date: Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:09PM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
calendar Healthcare Not Wealthcare Demonstration by Get Up Stand Up SF Indivisible
Federal Building 90 7th Street San Francisco We will gather at the Federal Building, where the Health and Human Services Department has offices.  The demonstration will feature creative dramatizations of the potential effects of this bill. ...
Event Date: Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:49PM
calendar Responding to Mental Health Crisis without the Police: A Berkeley Forum by Berkeley Copwatch & Justice 4 Kayla Moore
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Apr 8, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:16PM
audio Stephanie Jackson: Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans on Making Riders' Needs Heard (audio/mpeg 12.3mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Stephanie Jackson is the Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans, a non-profit organization that works to enhance the quality of life in the New Orleans region by promoting safe, convenient, and affordable transportation options....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:43PM
image Remembering Michael Mears 480_img_2746_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Remembrance Gathering April 11 at City Hall...
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:14PM
text Stability First: A Community Of Tents and Tables; Chairs, Coffee and Camaraderie. by Mike Zint & JP Massar
Governments need to take a serious look at how we have succeeded – and how they could help us succeed better. They need to take stability seriously. They need to allow an environment where stability can exist. And that means cities need to change how they are doing things when housing simply does not exist or is unaffordable....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:11AM
audio Interview with Dj Jaffe - Focusing on Reforms for Untreated Serious Mentally Ill People (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News and Views
Dj Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill - is a mental health advocate unafraid to speak the truth about the realities of untreated serious mental illness. He has been called radical by some and a gadfly by others but there is no doubt that his words resonate with many families unable to help their sick loved ones because the mental health system is completely dysfunctional....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24PM
calendar March for Health, Santa Rosa by Elizabeth Montgomery
Santa Rosa City Hall...
Event Date: Sat Apr 1, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:08AM
audio Interview with Cindy Schwartz: Jail Diversion Program Direction - Miami-Dade County (audio/mpeg 18.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Florida is not a medicaid expansion state but pre and post booking jail diversion programs for mentally ill people are alive and strong in Miami-Dade County. How are they doing it?...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:05PM
text Revised: HUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Reject Trump’s “Death Budget” by Posted By Lynda Carson
“Trump’s budget will push millions of people from their homes; starve seniors, children and families; and deny health care to 24 million people,” said Ed Lucas, of Chicago, President of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT). “People will die if these proposals see the light of day. Congress should declare Trump’s “Death Budget” dead on arrival!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:19PM
calendar Veterans Job Fair veterans_job_fair_poster.pdf_140_.jpg by Dean Kaufman
Veterans Memorial Building 846 Front Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:50PM
calendar The 89th Freedom Sleepers Sleep-out at Santa Cruz City Hall 480_screen_shot_2017-03-20_at_10.28.43_am.jpg by Keith McHenry
The Freedom Sleepers will be sleeping out at City Hall once again this Tuesday, March 21, 2017. We will provide free food and sleep out against the sleeping ban where unsheltered people are woken and often ticketed by the police and rangers....
Event Date: Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:39AM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
calendar Third Anti-homeless Fence Decorating Party 480_santa-cruz-post-office-anti-homeless-fence_1.jpg by Free SANTA CRUZ
Post Office 850 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:36PM
text California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Comprehensive restrictions and school right-to-know are ignored in new draft of pesticide rules...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:54PM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson supports $6.2 billion in budget cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who recently bought a fancy $1.3 million home near D.C., in Vienna, Virginia, where he resides with his wife Candy, was A.W.O.L., and nowhere to be found by the media yesterday when it came time for him to step up to the plate on behalf of the poor, elderly and disabled, to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion in budget cuts that will harm hundreds of thousands of HUD’s subsidized households!...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:52AM
image Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing 480_glyphosate_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM