HUFF Focus on City Shelter Deceit and Cutback 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 10-17-18; Conscience and Action also joining in to prep for 10-18 ACLU Forum on Police Use of Force

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 10-17 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.


Possible action items:

  • “If Only They Had Organized…”–Response to the Latest Sudden Closure Announcement of the Barbedwire Boneyard River St. Campground
  • Latest Police PR at Shitty Council’s “Public Safety” Hearing Monday Night
  • Forming a Chapter of the Santa Cruz Union of the Homeless to join Salinas, Marysville and other state Chapters allied with the Poor People’s Campaign
  • Civil Rights Watch for the Unhoused Majority Facing the Usual Dispersal and Harassment as Winter Approaches
  • Follow-up and lead-up actions in the Bathroom Battle: Knockin on Tony Elliot’s door (the new P & R czar).
  • Seeking Answers from Police Chief Andy Mills for his Latest “Trespass/Closed Area/Camping Ban” Citation Strategy
  • 9th Circuit Federal Court Decision may institute Right to Rest and Sleep in Santa Cruz: Updates from Candidates Forums, Mills, and elsewhere
  • Independent HUFF strategy for shifting the dialogue from Token Winter Shelter to Broad Support for Homeless Encampments
  • Fall Sidewalk Streetsquawking
  • Rise of the new Salinas RV Camp.
  • Sad News from Sacramento:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless; Bail Abolition but Amped up Judicial Power; limited Police Record access
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Conscience and Action today (10-10) generates organizational support against Bathroom Baloney at Louden Nelson & Cophappy Campercrushing 11 AM Sub Rosa Cafe- All welcome

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 10-17 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Conscience and Action  will be meeting today (10-10) at the Sub Rosa at 11 AM.

Possible action items:

  • Fanning the Flames for Frey’s Round-the-Clock Candidate & Official Accessibility
  • Demanding D.A. Rosell Follow the S.F. “No More Homeless Camping Prosecutions”
  • An Action Around City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown, Back Off from the CarPark and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams
  • Bathroom Battleplans–Next Steps in the Struggle for Safe Shitting:  

                     +++ Hard Cop, Soft Cop Approach to new P & R Boss Tony Elliot

                     +++ “Get Into the Bathroom Free” Codes Distributed to the Rabble
                   +++ Reviewing Ursula’s “Vanishing Vandalism” Analysis 
                     +++ Cornering the Council Candidate’s on Lavatory Liberation
                   +++ Mocking the Meanness with Street Theater and/or Radio Play
  • Making the ACLU’s cop-talkie Forum Relevant to Santa Cruz
Hot Blasts from HUFFland:
  • October 18 7-9 PM 612 Ocean St.  The local ACLU gives us cop and attorney chatter: A Forum of Police Use of Force –but let’s not name any local names!
                     

  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

HUFF Chitchat and Catch-Up 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 10-3-18

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 10-3 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.


Possible action items:

  • Where’s Winter Shelter for the Most Vulnerable? Breaking Community Silence in the Face of No Drop-In Program for the few.
  • Discussion of the SC Union of the Homeless organizing across program barriers
  • Civil Rights Watch for the Unhoused Majority Outside Programs
  • Follow-up and lead-up actions in the Bathroom Battle: Knockin on Tony Elliot’s door (the new P & R czar).
  • 9th Circuit Federal Court Decision may institute Right to Rest and Sleep in Santa Cruz: Updates from Candidates Forums, Mills, and elsewhere
  • Independent HUFF strategy for shifting the dialogue from Token Winter Shelter to Broad Support for Homeless Encampments
  • Fall Sidewalk Streetsquawking
  • Rise of the new Salinas RV Camp.
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
  • New legislation around Bail Abolition, and Police Records
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams

 

                     

  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Conscience and Action today (9-26) reviews the 9-25 Protest and Council Non-Response, Preps for Rovics Concert Tonight at Louden Nelson. Meeting at 11 AM Sub Rosa Cafe-HUFFsters welcome

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 10-3 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Conscience and Action  will be meeting today at the Sub Rosa at 11 AM.

Possible action items:

  • Hard Cop, Soft Cop Approach to new P & R Boss Tony Elliot
  • Rovics Concert “Get Into the Bathroom Free” Tickets Expanded for Future Action
  • Sending P & R E-Mails and Ursula’s “Vanishing Vandalism” Analysis to City Council, Media, and Community.
  • Pressing Council Candidate’s PDC Forum-Announced Support for Bathroom Opening
  • Street Theater and/or Radio Play by Nutcracker Nick
  • Local ACLU’s Latest Appeal
  • Public Protests and Education Regarding Candidate/Official 24-Hour Accessibility
  • More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Bathroom Bravado at Public Forums
  • An Action Around City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown, Back Off from the CarPark and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams
  • Individual visits asking to use the Louden Nelson bathroom, then filing complaints.
                      

  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html

HUFF preps for September 25 Bathrooms, Winter Survival, and Community Caring Rally at the time and place; 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 9-19-18

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 9-19 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.  

Conscience and Action  will be meeting there at 10:30 AM to firm up plans for the September 25 “Bring Back the Louden Nelson Bathrooms” rally at City Hall (4 PM).

Possible action items:

  • Support for the Conscience & Action rally, including follow-up and lead-up actions such as knockin on Tony Elliot’s door (the new P & R czar).
  • 9th Circuit Federal Court Decision may institute Right to Rest and Sleep in Santa Cruz: Updates from Candidates Forums, Mills, and elsewhere
  • Independent HUFF strategy for shifting the dialogue from Token Winter Shelter to Broad Support for Homeless Encampments
  • More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Bathroom Bravado at Public Forums
  • Publicizing City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Rise of the new Salinas RV Camp.
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
  • Updates on Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams
  • Speakers for the September 25th Rally?  Individual visits asking to use the Louden Nelson bathroom, then filing complaints.
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday September 12th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Join the CONSCIENCE AND ACTION Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:
  • Damn Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–More Petitioning, Meeting with the Masters, On-Line Petition, the Rental Option
  • Preparing for the September 25th 4 PM City Hall Protest: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
  • Winter Shelter “Increase” Hoax”–No Change in the Latest Fables from City Council; Rumors of AFC Shelter Management
  • Applicability and Local Follow-Up in the Martin v. Boise 9th Circuit Court Decision Overturning 24-Hour Sleeping Bans and  No Lodging Laws
  • Monitoring the Mischief Makers:  City Council Candidate Forum Tonight at 6:30 PM at the SCPD Community Room
  • Food Not Bombs Still Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
  • Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access: Bringing It to the Candidate Forums & to the Streets
  • Racial Profiling:  Hepburn Run Down by Police and Headed for Court
  • Referendum Against Library Demolition:  Blocking the Premature Burial
  • City Council Crackdown:  Confronting the Hockman arrest, the Norse Audio Warning, and other Terrazas Terribles


Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

  •   Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure; Call 423-4833 and Sign the Petition Demanding Reopening!
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize in support of Winter Survival

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting:  Wednesday, 9-19-18  11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.

HUFF preps for September 25 Bathrooms, Winter Survival, and Community Caring Rally at the time and place; 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 9-5 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Bathrobespierre Robert will be away for a medical event, but may grump in by phone.


Possible action items:
 

  • Conscience & Action invites the community to a September 25 rally 4 PM at City Hall to open the damn Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–After a rousing and varied set of speeches from regulars and unexpected allies at the last City Council meeting, C & A plans to keep up the pressure on the pilfered plumbing in hopes of flushing falsehoods and foolishness and restoring traditional decency and inclusivity (whew!). 
  • 9th Circuit Federal Court Decision May Kill Sleeping Ban in Boise and Prompt New Action Here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-idaho-homeless/prosecuting-homeless-for-sleeping-outside-may-violate-u-s-constitution-ruling-idUSKCN1LK26U
  • Independent HUFF strategies for raising and broadening the reversal of anti-homeless exclusionary polices–of which the bathroom bullshit is only one.
  • More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Lining Up Outside the Door of the new P & R boss
  • Publicizing City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Salinas Slamdown:  Update on the “leave RV homes alone” struggle at Griffin Park and around town.
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
  • Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard: Creating a Hotline Against Vigilante Violence
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council:  Forum for the Posturing Politicos? 
  • Speakers for the September 25th Rally?  Individual visits asking to use the Louden Nelson bathroom, then filing complaints.
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
 

 

                     

  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday August 29th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Check Out the Conscience & Action Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:

  • Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–State of the Petitions, Meeting with the Masters, On-Line Petition, the Rental Option
  • Stepping up the Louden Nelson Bathroom Struggle: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
  • Winter Shelter “Increase” Hoax”–the Latest Fables from City Council
  • Food Not Bombs Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
  • Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access: Bringing It to the Candidate Forums & to the Streets
  • Racial Profiling: the Current Case of Errol Hepburn
  • Library Demolish:  Stopping the Premature Burial
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard
  • Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims
  • Van Theft: the Crackdown on RV’s
  • Rent Ripoff’s:  Confronting the City’s Failure to Confront Landlords in Violation


Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

  •   Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure; Call 423-4833 and Sign the Petition Demanding Reopening!
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting:  Wednesday, 9-5-18  11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. 

HUFF boxes with Bathroom Baricaders and Rent Profiteer Peckerwoods 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 8-22-18

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 8-22 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Or we may have to move to The nearby Bagelry (320 Cedar St.) if no space is available.

Possible action items:

  • Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–Document Survey and Next Steps–Bringing the Straight Poop to Shitty Council Next Tuesday
  • Updates from Conscience and Action  and recent petitioning –Taking the Issue to Martin Bernal & Iseth Rae; More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Examining Buried Documents
  • Salinas Slamdown: the Coming Crackdown on RV’s at 7 AM at Griffin Park Friday August 24th
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless; Bail Elim With a Poison Pill
  • Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard: Creating a Hotline Against Vigilante Violence
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council:  Forum for the Posturing Politicos?
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
 

                     

  •   Support the Downtown Santa Cruz Bathroom Task Force, Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s 24 Hour Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •  Check out Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz  on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HomelessOutsideSantaCruz/ for updates.
  •   Read Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at 101.3 FM and freakradio.org every Thursday 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   Hear archived shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday August 15th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Check Out the Conscience & Action Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:

Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–Document Survey and Next Steps–Taking the Issue to Iseth Rae
Stepping up the Louden Nelson Bathroom Struggle: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
San Lorenzo Park Bathroom Open or Shut? and the Broader Anti-Homeless Architecture & Policies There https://www.facebook.com/Downtown-Santa-Cruz-Bathroom-Task-Force-886531701404169/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eJG_ER74hE&feature=youtu.be

Food Not Bombs Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access
Racial Profiling: the Current Case of Errol Hepburn
Library Demolish: Stopping the Premature Burial
Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard
Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims
Exposing City Council “Unaffordable” Housing Priorities and Vacant Buildings in Santa Cruz as Part of Rent Control Struggle

Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

https://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/aarp-2018/the-unexpected-face-of-poverty/1913/ (Organizing Seniors in Poverty in Santa Cruz)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/eriksherman/2018/08/03/additional-building-wont-make-city-housing-more-affordable-says-fed-study/

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/20180813/santa-cruz-city-run-homeless-camp-may-extend-past-august

Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure
Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting: Wednesday, 8-22-18 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.