A community-based organization that organizes in the Mexican community in defense of the democratic rights of la Raza (indigenous peoples of this land) and struggles for Raza self determination. We say: Tierra y Libertad! because the struggle of la Raza t
Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos is a non-profit grassroots organization based in Santa Cruz, California with a mission to prevent and curtail violence and drug abuse among youth by providing them with life-enhancing alternatives and meaningful activities...
to conduct, administer, or coordinate community programs to combat poverty and the causes of poverty in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. Programs shall collaborate with private and public partners to establish a continuum of services and involve low
From the coastline of the Monterey Bay to the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the committed activists of Earth First! Santa Cruz are engaged in a no-compromise effort to defend our bioregion.
In 1965, an aspiring playwright named Luis Valdez left the S.F. Mime Troupe to join Cesar Chavez in organizing farmworkers in Delano, California. Today, El Teatro Campesino is in its 30th year as a professional theater-arts organization.
services throughout Santa Cruz County, and the town of Pajaro, to homeless or marginally housed youth, adults, and families with children. Due to their unstable lives and the fragmented and inadequate health care system, people who are homeless frequently
HUFF is Santa Cruz's oldest and most stubbornly persistent grassroots homeless advocacy group. We make trouble for the powers that be, who perpetrate criminal human rights abuses such as the "blanket ban."