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
Gems from Journeywise Julie:
news/local/one-step-up-from- living-on-the-streets-rvs- give/article_9aac5e9c-c608- 11e8-9540-5bda11e22494.html Rigors of RV Life
judges-in-california-losing- sway-over-court-ordered-drug- treatment-eo-ap-webfeeds-news- nation- world15c415ce000adbb3ab83f1a8d cad8988 Drug Dead-End in Santa Cruz.
com/2018/10/02/santa-cruz- rent-control-foes-raise- 750000-supporters-raise-38000/ Rich Rip Into Rent Control; Poor Push Back on Measure M
com/2018/10/01/coast-lines- storage-program-finds-home/ Sentinel doles out drips and drabs for Backwoods Brent Adams’s Successful Storage Program
students-film-housing.html Housing at core of homeless crisis in Santa Cruz? –see UCSC students do their research on film.
- 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-
- 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/