HUFF Agenda Prospects 11-17-22
++++ Time keeper; Pass-arounds aplenty; street reports
++++ Meagre report from S.C. Shitty Council meeting Tuesday; Stupes meeting coming 11-22
++++ Action Ideas: Visiting Ratner or new Mayor Keeley
++++ Graduate Student Strike Update from Rita by phone.
++++ Dividing the Benchlands follow-up contact list. Callers wanted.
++++ Shelter shuffling—reports Watcher wanted!
++++ Lawsuit prospects: Getting accounts of Benchlands barbarity by City Removers.
++++ Correcting and Updating the SC Free Guide: www.santacruzfreeguide.org
++++ https://www1.huffsantacruz.org/lost/1%20FRSC%2011-13-22.mp3 (1 hr, 30 min, 45 sec into file)
++++ Strategies for Fighting Likely Future Post-Benchland Demolitions (Loudmouth Tactics, Self-Starter Legal Options, Contact & Follow-Up, Community Support Gathering, Narrative Corrections Publicly); Laura & Rita: working on a “Know Your Rights” card
++++ Leave messages, updates at Posting Board at FNB Town Clock meal noon-3 pm daily
++++ Felton Follies against the groundsleepers; service cutbacks there—a report ++++ City Mangler’s Report: https://www.cityofsantacruz.com/community/homelessness
++++ RV crackdown on Delaware Ave?
++++ Reports on new Overlook RV Camp and Church/Biz Vehicular Campers: Watcher?
++++ Bay Area Stories:
++++ Berkeley RV Success: “Berkeley vehicle dwellers win settlement in court” by Berkeley Copwatch in Street Spirit November 2022 p. 3.
++++ Possible Mad Power Committee Report (if any): Report that 5150’s now go directly to Dominican: Conservatorship C.A.R.E. courts, out-of-county deportation, inadequate Reiss protections; Carvalho update, reports on recent 5150’s Volunteers?
++++ Homeless Expenditure Data Cruncher Wanted
++++ Long-time Laura’s discussion group following the HUFF meeting to relax, debrief, exchange info, discuss stuff from the end of the HUFF meeting—Meeting begins 12:30 p.m. or whenever HUFF ends.
November issues of Street Spirit and Street Sheet are available at the UN Association at 903 Pacific Ave.as well as at the Sub Rosa Cafe next to the Bike Church or by contacting HUFF at 831-423-4833. The main branch of the Public Library contains the current November issue and back issues. Last month’s edition and back issues are also available for viewing at https://thestreetspirit.org/ The editor is interested in local homeless stories by or about local folks—homeless or housed. Contact Bathrobespierre at HUFF.