Homeless Memorials Today Tuesday December 21st zoomed at 10 AM and in-person at 3 PM– Discussion of Flood Response

What to Do Next Time the River Floods?

Rains are on the Horizon

The Nearest, Most Obvious, & Most Immediate Sheltering Area is the Upper Park

Yet Police Have Ticketed Those Who Went There To Escape the Flood

Where Can Those Outside Take Their Property and Persons Safely ? 

Speak Up at the In-Person Homeless Memorial for the Dead !  

Tuesday December 21st Laurel/Front 3 PM ! 

  • The City’s token annual memorial will only be held on zoom this year 10 AM – 12:30 PM Tuesday December 21st.  Watch it at  https://bit.ly/31IfbY2. 
  • Food Not Bombs, the Santa Cruz Homeless Union, and HUFF (Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom) will be holding its own remembrance ceremony for those who’ve died this year on Tuesday December 21st 3 PM at the encampment and meal area.  We’ll also discuss possible responses to the next flood
  • In December 2020, housed & unhoused peacefully refused to leave the parkHow many would be willing to repeat this resistance while filing for a life-saving Injunction as happened a year ago ? 
  • Can the broader community repeat the successful resistance & Injunction of 12-28 & 12-29?  Do Benchlands residents and Community members support this strategy understanding the risk of arrest?