Coffeedown with the 11 AM Conscience and Action Conclave at the Sub Rosa at 703 Pacific, followed by the weary HUFF meeting, today Wednesday August 14!

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  8-14-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; Timekeeper & Time Limits; Vibes Guy 
  • Old Biz:  Report from 1220 River St.’s Eric Snickars; prep for protest; Possible Protest Burnout
  • Old Biz:  Committee Report on Bathroom Protest
  • Brief City Council Reports
  • Facebook Fallout on RV Harassment/Calif Homeless Union Organizing:  A Possible Business Picketing Response?
  • Proposal for Glover and/or Krohn to have Public Agenda Proposal Receiving Session on Thursday after Tuesday Council
  • Ross Lawsuit and Union Organizing Report: Phone a Cop Proposal
  • Possible Glover call (10 minutes available on his end)
  • CACH committee’s reaction to City Council Actions                                                                               

 

For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Report
  • Glover Call on City Council Votes; Possible P     
  • RV and Vehicle Seizure; Gen-I on Vehicle Tow and Alicia’s Latest on Haebe’s Green Stickers
  • August 29th Monterey Court Hearing 1200 Aguajito Rd for Salinas Injunction Against Cop Harassment at Sherwood Park 1:30 PM
  • What’s to be Done With SC Homeless Union Documentation?
  • Stepping Up in Santa Cruz Poverty Pimp PR Checking: Eli and Laura Report?
  • Odds & Ends:  Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Recycling Report
  • Public Records Updates: Bathroom Data–Norse and Colby’s Data  Some at https://cityofsantacruz.sharefile.com/d-s34d2fddbfc2468da

UPCOMING PROTESTS/COURT DATES

  • Thursday August 29 10 AM   Press Conference at Protest outside 1220 River St.   
  • Wednesday Aug 21 11 AM  C&A Meeting w/Morales or Thursday Aug 22 Salvation Army  11 AM (or Aug 22nd at Salvation Army HQ)
  • Thursday August 29 1:30 PM   Court for the Sherwood Park Plaintiffs seeking to enjoin Salinas authorities from harassment of the homeless  1200 Aguajito Road MONTEREY. 
  • Tuesday, September 3, 1:30 PM Louden Nelson Potty Protest

All Aboard for the 11 AM Conscience and Action Conclave at the Sub Rosa at 703 Pacific, followed eventually by the HUFF meeting! Coffee likely! Edibles near certain.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  8-7-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; Timekeeper; Vibes Guy
  • Old Biz:  1220 River St. Report & 8-15 Protest/Press Conference; 10 AM  Postponement? 
  • Old Biz:  Committee Report on Bathroom Protests
  • Possible Glover call (10 minutes available on his end)
  • Any Follow-Up for Phone-A-Cop-for-Shelter-Transport Proposal ?
  • Follow-Up on Expenditures & Local Effectiveness in the Cash-for-Care Poverty Pimpery Masquerading as Social Service; CATCH Committee ?                                                                                

For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Report
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem       
  • RV and Vehicle Seizure; Gen-I on Vehicle Tow and Alicia’s Latest on Haebe’s Green Stickers
  • August 8th Monterey Court Hearing 1200 Aguajito Rd for Salinas Injunction Against Cop Harassment at Sherwood Park 1:30 PM
  • What’s to be Done With SC Homeless Union Documentation?
  • Stepping Up in Santa Cruz Poverty Pimp PR Checking: Eli and Laura Report?
  • Odds & Ends:  Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Public Records Updates: Bathroom Data–Norse and Colby’s Data  Some at https://cityofsantacruz.sharefile.com/d-s34d2fddbfc2468da

VARIOUS FOLLOW-UPs FROM 8-1-19  C & A/HUFF Meeting

UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday August 9 5:30 PM City Manager’s Conference room (knock at side door) Councilmember Glover’s Pre-Council Public Info Session
Saturday August 10   noon-3 PM   Really Free Market   Sub Rosa Cafe

TASKS

Thomas:   perhaps get on the 1220 Visiting List.

Robert:  ask Eric for Marquez’s phone number—or Phil.

                Contact Keith to ask about Interns

                Mail list of 1220 Infractions and E-mailed Drew request for “fixed/transient” clarity.

                Send out e-mail on Friday date.

Greg, Laura, Phil:  Bathroom Planning

Eli, Laura: Make calls about the homeless Shelter/Resources  list, specifically around Shelter

Everyone:  Camp protest/press conference postponed to the 15th 10 AM

ADDITIONALLY:  Someone needs to examine Louden Nelson documents and the County’s Salvation Army shelter contracts. E-Mail rnorse3@hotmail.com if you haven’t got these documents & want to help.

Any volunteers to go by the Homeless (Lack of) Services Center or phone them and find out if they have a procedure for dismissing homeless vehicular citations?

11 AM Wednesday July 31, 2019 Conscience and Action followed by HUFF: Coffee, Conversation, and a Touch of Conscience & Huffiness

 CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-31-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; Timekeeper; Vibes Guy
  • Minutes Prep Help
  • Old Business:  1220 River St. Report & 8-8 Protest/Press Conference; 10 AM
  • Old Business:  1st Friday Tabling to Advertise Direct Action on Bathrooms 5 PM…Prep.
  • Kevin’s Response to SCPD National Night Out Tuesday Aug 6  4-6 PM responding to  station tours, live demonstrations, and snacks at 155 Center St cityofsantacruz.com.
  • Possible Glover call (10 minutes available on his end)
  • Follow-Up for Phone-A-Cop-for-Shelter-Transport Proposal
  • Follow-Up on Expenditures & Local Effectiveness in the Cash-for-Care Poverty Pimpery Masquerading as Social Service; CATCH Committee Update.
  • California Homeless Union: Supporting Salinas’s August 1st Hearing
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                           
  • Odds & Ends:  Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Linking Up with ICE Resistance

For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Report
  • RV and Vehicle Seizure; Gen-I on Vehicle Tow and Alicia’s Latest on Haebe’s Green Stickers
  • August 2nd Monterey Court Hearing 1200 Aguajito Rd for Salinas Injunction Against Cop Harassment at Sherwood Park 1:30 PM
  • Police Auditor Contract; Mills GT Article
  • Public Records Updates: Bathroom Data–Norse and Colby’s Data  Some at https://cityofsantacruz.sharefile.com/d-s34d2fddbfc2468da

SOME OF THE TASKS FROM 7-24-19  

C & A/HUFF Meeting

Alicia, Kevin, Rapha:  Subcommittee on how money is being spent.
Alicia:  August 2 and previous prep tabling downtown for bathroom demo, round up some toilet art, very visible sign

Alicia, Steve, Kevin, Robert, Gloria: Downtown Tabling

Rapha: Sending copies of  1220 River St. Contract to Robert

Robert:  List of demands for August 2nd

Keith, Robert (Keith not at meeting): Perhaps Follow Up on the “Call a Cop for Shelter Transport”, Alicia and Kevin may join

Robert will ask Keith to do a Press Release for August 8th

Phil will contact New Director with Demands.

Robert will e-mail Drew with request for specific addresses on Infraction data, and/or specific definitions of “fixed” versus “transient” residence.

Robert will send Rapha the 12 categories Drew requested.

11 AM Wednesday July 24, 2019 Conscience and Action: Summer Shoutback–Following Up on Various Projects

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-24-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Downtown Follow-Up for the “Give a Shit; Open the Shitters” Campaign
  • Follow-Up for Phone-A-Cop-for-Shelter-Transport Proposal
  • Follow-Up to Create a Forum on Local Effectiveness in the Cash-for-Care Poverty Pimpery Masquerading as Social Services
  • Follow-Up on Demo to Publicize Unaddressed 1220 River Deficiences and Challenge the Wretched Concentration Campground “New Normal” Model
  • California Homeless Union: Supporting Salinas’s August 1st Hearing
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                           
  • Odds & Ends:  Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Linking Up with ICE Resistance
  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Report
  • Public Records Updates:  Infraction Data Crunching; New Delays
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • August 1 Caravan to Provide California Homeless Union Support for Salinas Sherwood Park Survival Campers
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report
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REMINDER OF SOME OF THE TASKS VOLUNTEERED FOR
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Keith, Alicia, Robert:  Interested in working on  audio recording evening calls for shelter from folks on the street.
Keith, Robert: Planning a forum to debate local effectiveness in providing real services and shelter versus grant grabbing and surveillance stats.
Phil, Alicia, Robert, Greg, Rafe, Others at 1220: A return demonstration to 1220 around issues of free access in and out, access to tents, showers, salaries for “monitors”, potable water, cooling temperatures in tents, etc.
Conscience and Action voted 7-17 to support Nick and Phil’s proposals, though we didn’t discuss them at length.
Rafa:  Talk to Brent about Charging Stations at His Storage Area.
Rafa: Work the Police Data on Infraction Citations.

11 AM Wednesday July 17, 2019 Conscience and Action: Next Steps in Bathroom Battles followed by HUFF at Noon or soon after

 CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-17-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Reviewing Last Monday’s “”Give a Shit” Demo at Louden Nelson & Follow-Up’s
  • Planning for Follow-Up’s Assist Sanitation-Challenged Bureaucrats There: Exposing P & R Dirty Laundry Downtown?
  • The Posner Proposal for Supporting Migrant Camps
  • Nutcracker Nick’s Suggestions on Hostels for the Homeless
  • 1220 River St. Report on Unaddressed Deficiences and Changing the Oppressive City-County Campground Model
  • California Homeless Union: Supporting Salinas’s August 1st Hearing
  • Police calls in concert with FNB and/or SC Homeless Union to Document Failed SCPD Shelter Assistance for Front St. Sleepers
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                           
  • Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Reports
  • Seeking Cell-phone and Charger Assistance for Union Campground Organizing
  • Public Records Updates:  Martinez Mendacity, Bathroom Stallin
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Wednesday July 10, 2019 Conscience and Action: Providing for Poo Where the City Won’t at Sub Rosa at 11 AM followed by HUFF at or sometime after Noon at 703 Pacific

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-10-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Reviewing Last Monday’s “”Give a Shit” Demo at P & R and the City Attorney’s Office
  • Planning for Next Monday’s Showdown at Louden Nelson Center to Assist Sanitation-Challenged Bureaucrats There
  • The Posner Proposal for Supporting Migrant Camps
  • Nutcracker Nick’s Suggestions on Hostels for the Homeless
  • Ross Camp Lawsuit, Union of the Homeless, and Salinas Sherwood Park Updates
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                                               
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s:  River St. Campground Situation:  Showers, Visitors, Drop-In’s, the City’s Model   
  • Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Seeking Cell-phone and Charger Assistance for Union Campground Organizing
  • Street Reports
  • Public Records Updates:  Park and Recreation Audios, Shelter Correspondence
  • Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Sting
  • Exploding SCPD Fairy Stories about Police Transport to Shelters at Night
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Wednesday July 3, 2019 Pow-Wow for the Park-In at Conscience and Action at the Sub Rosa at 11 AM followed by HUFF at or sometime after Noon at 703 Pacific

 CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-3-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Park-In Report from Last Night; Prospects for the Next 2 Nights
  • 4th of July Triple Fines; Weekend Declaration Tabling at FNB; Iran Anti-War Demo Saturday
  • Main Projects–Where to Focus?: Louden Nelson Bathroom Action & Organizing: P & R Report, July 8 Demo…RV Protection….Campground Union Organizing
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                                               
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s:  River St. Campground Situation:  Showers, Visitors, Drop-In’s, the City’s Model   
  • Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Park-In Protest Support & P & R Report
  • Street Reports
  • Public Records: Oral Communication History
  • Glover Phone Update
  • Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Sting
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere; Recent Fliers
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

CHECK OUT https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2019/07/02/18824365.php FOR PARK-IN PROTEST UPDATES.

Wednesday June 26, 2019 Conscience and Action at the Sub Rosa at 11 AM followed by HUFF at or sometime after Noon at 703 Pacific

We chatter and quaff coffee. 
Also likely:  a visit from River St. Campground Director Eric Snickars..

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  6-26-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.  Likelihood of postponing C & A meeting today considering the concurrent the Homeless Connect meet.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • D.C. and Union Report
  • Prep for Tonight’s Union Update 5-7 PM at RCNV; Weekend Declaration Tabling at FNB; Iran Anti-War Demo Saturday
  • Main Projects: Louden Nelson Bathroom Action & Organizing…RV Protection….Campground Union Organizing
  • City Council Lookback
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination                                                                                           
  • Media Focus on Exorbitant Cost of Pseudo-Shelter Alternatives:  The River St. Concentration Camp & Other
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s:  River St. Campground Situation—Snickars–Organizing for Rights to Visit, Documentation at Coral St. & Elsewher   Facebook Fraternizing & Threats with Bigots/Nimby’s…Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Main Projects:   Louden Nelson—City Bathroom Situation—Campgrounds
  • Portapotty Placement…Glover’s Proposal Prospects…Louden Nelson Line
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

    For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports: June
  • Street Spirit Vendor: Angel Mason
  • Santa Cruz (Homeless) Connect Report; Flyering
  • Public Records: Oral Communication History
  • Glover Intern Meeting & Recall Report 
  • Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Sting
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere; Recent Fliers
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Check out Santa Cruz Connect at the Portuguese Hall (9:30 AM), then Meander Over to Conscience and Action at the Sub Rosa at 11 AM followed by HUFF at Noon

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  6-19-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.  Likelihood of postponing C & A meeting today considering the concurrent the Homeless Connect meet.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • City Council Update: 6-25 Meeting with Upcoming Infraction Data; Rental Data Gathering System
  • Phone call options:  D.C. Activists, Glover,                                                                                                                       
  • Media Focus on Exorbitant Cost of Pseudo-Shelter Alternatives:  The River St. Concentration Camp & Other
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s:  River St. Campground Situation—Snickars–Organizing for Rights to Visit, Documentation at Coral St. & Elsewhere

           Facebook Fraternizing & Threats with Bigots/Nimby’s…Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…

           Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report

  • Main Projects:   Louden Nelson—City Bathroom Situation—Campgrounds
  • Portapotty Placement…Glover’s Proposal Prospects…Louden Nelson Line

         Campground Closing—New Mills Enforcement Focus—Seaside Law

    For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports: June-i
  • Street Spirit Vendor: Angel Mason
  • Santa Cruz (Homeless) Connect Report; Flyering
  • Public Records: Oral Communication History
  • Homeless Union D.C. Alicia/Wes/Keith call
  • Glover Intern Meeting & Recall Report 
  • Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Sting
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere; Recent Fliers
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Dealing with Denial and Delay: Conscience & Action and HUFF meet tomorrow (6-12) beginning at 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific Next to the Bike Church

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  6-12-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.  

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; 
  • City Council Update: Glover’s First Alarm Dissent, 4-3 Rental Data Vote
  • Phone call options:  Prince, Glover,                                                                                                                       
  • Media Mention: Commission Report, Mills New Policy, Lawsuit Appeal
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s
  •        River St. Campground Situation—Snickars, Laubach Letters; Visitation, Posting of Contacts, Barbed Wire Removal; Visiting the Cam Rainroad Tracks Repression—Following Up With Weekend Documentation

       Facebook Fraternizing & Threats with Bigots/Nimby’s

       Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum

       Infraction Stats Drew Phone Contact

       Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report

  • Main Projects:   Louden Nelson—City Bathroom Situation—Campgrounds
  • Portapotty Placement…Glover’s Proposal Prospects…Louden Nelson Line

     Campground Closing—New Mills Enforcement Focus—Seaside Law

For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports
  • Wes White’s Salinas Report; the new Law
  • Public Records; Task Reminder Assistance
  • Upcoming Homeless Union D.C. Poor People’s Event
  • Glover Intern Meeting & Recall Report
  • Organizing Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Research
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere; Recent Fliers
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report