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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights

Local Non-profit to Receive Human Rights Award

Barrios Unidos, or United Neighborhoods, a community-based peace movement targeting at-risk youth involved with gangs, will receive the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award on Wednesday, October 19 in Washington DC.

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Police State : Resistance & Tactics

Sign the Petition to denounce the "Mexican Heritage" Plaza for inviting the MinuteKKKlan

...and the resignation of Marcela Davison Aviles, the ED of the Plaza!!

Off, on, off on... geez do these people ever make up their minds? the MHP have now re-invited Simcox for November, though apparently not confirmed. Either way, it's time to lay the cards on the table. !Ya basta con sus trucos!

Read more about this ever-changing situation on the website, then sign!

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Poverty & Urban Development

Feds Try to Bankrupt Housing Programs Under Guise of Helping Hurricane Victims

The Bush Regime continues to find new ways to loot HUD
programs, and the fear exists that under the guise of
Katrina relief, new HUD programs and new waivers to
administer existing HUD programs may end up being a
death knell to the nations existing housing programs.

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News :: Animal Rights

World Farm Animals Day in Israel

Israeli animal rights activists organize a funeral procession through the streets of Tel Aviv, to memorialize the suffering and death of billions of sentient animals in farms and slaughterhouses all around the world.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

Greedom For Leonard Peltier

Fasting In Solidarity

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Review :: Education & Youth

Schwarzenegger's Dilemma:

Sign A Bill Banning The Use Of Experimental Pesticides In Schools Or Cave In To Chemical Industry Lobbyists

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Environment & Food : Health & Drugs

"Thank You Santa Cruz!" from Shreveport, Bogalousa and New Orleans, Louisiana

heart_10-1-05.jpgOn October 1, Curtis Reliford, a community organizer and founder of "Brothers Teaching Brothers," held a celebration and informal report back at clock tower in Santa Cruz. The event was a way for Shreveport, Bogalousa and New Orleans, Louisiana to say "Thank You" to Santa Cruz community members for their generous support and donations.

The celebration at the clock tower included food, music and photos of the relief effort from Santa Cruz to Louisiana.

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LOCAL News :: Health & Drugs

Santa Cruz Community Yard Sale Benefits Katrina Survivors

organizers_10-1-05.jpgOn October 1, a community yard sale benefiting survivors of Hurricane Katrina took place at the United Methodist Church in Santa Cruz.

The yard sale was organized by a handful of volunteers. Many people generously donated clothing, books, furniture and other itmes for homes. The response from the community was great! The yard sale was very well attended and money was raised for important relief efforts, including Common Ground.

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Announcement :: Resistance & Tactics

Anarchist Action-SF Introduction & Organizing Forum--Sunday, Oct. 9. 12-3 pm.

Anarchist Action Organizing Forum October 9th, 12:30 - 3 PM. The New Valencia Hall—1908 Mission Street @ 15th St. Featuring an introduction to Anarchist Action, how people can organize through the forum, and a presentation of ongoing projects being worked on by Anarchist Action in San Francisco.

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LOCAL Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

Santa Cruz Sends Relief to Louisiana

Audio from a Sept. 29 Press Conference with Curtis Reliford who gave a report on the caravan that travelled from Santa Cruz to Louisiana to deliver the four truckloads of goods donated by the people of Santa Cruz in the days following Hurricane Katrina.

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