In sunshine or in shade, HUFF meets Thursday April 13th 10:45 a.m. at the Sub Rosa Cafe next to the Bike Church at 703 Pacific

Looking for tidbits of news and the latest “roust the wretched” plans while sipping courtesy coffee and crunchable cookies?  Consider the following subjects, or add your own!    Meeting likely to end at 1 PM, so come early, leave early! 

HUFF Meeting Prospects 4-13-23  

  ++++  Priorities, Pass-Arounds, Placeholder Runthrough & Hand-Outs   

  ++++  Street reports; Encampment and Shelter Updates 

  ++++  City Council 4-11 Review : the Coming “Care Courts” Clampdown

  ++++   Capitola RV tenants fight back: possible phone update. 

  ++++   Keith McHenry phone call and update: the Reno Food Not Bombs [FNB] murder. 

  ++++   People’s Park Update:

  ++++   Legislative updates on AB 920 (prohibiting discrimination based on housing status); SB 31 making it illegal to sit, lie, or camp within 1000′ 0f a daycare center, library, park or school; SB 47 expanding definition of “gravely disabled’ in Lanterman Petris (LPS) Act, making it easier to enforce involuntary and forced drugging and other “treatments”.

  ++++   RV Repression Revanche: New Nonsense Afoot? Earlier FRSC sho: [110 minutes into the audio file]

  ++++  The disappearing Petition to restore Portapotty & Hand washing stations in dispersed survival camps; Ratner/Huffaker Visit.  Follow-Up? 

   ++++ Reggie Meisler—Call and Update

  ++++  Upcoming Injunction Hearing for S.F. lawsuit against sweeps; Pacifica Victory; Defeat at Wood St. Oakland

  ++++   Police Lawleslsness Against FNB: No validation of Police Sweep at City Hall March 10th—in Public Records

  ++++   Mixed Reports from Felton’s Mountain Community Resource Center

  ++++  Placeholder Reminders: Free Guide Verification, Mad Power Monitoring, Ticket Documenting, Board of Stupes, City’s Token Vehicular Lodging Programs…
A Reminder:  Food Not Bombs is now serving only on the weekends noon-3 PM;  St. Francis may start providing weekday indoor meals, rather than its meagre hand-out paper bag lunches.
No meaningful downtown walk-in shelter is available downtown during the day regardless of life-threatening weather.   Harassment of survival sleepers in public parking lots and garages continues.
City of Santa Cruz – 831-420-5010   Mayor Fred Keeley  –  City Manager Matt Huffaker – Police Chief  Bernie Escalante –

If anyone is interested in working on HUFF projects around local treatment of the “mentally ill”, recent arrests and tickets for unhoused 

folks in public places,, organizing for legal or direct action protest against the exclusion of those outside from protective buildings 

during storms or any other items on recent HUFF agendas, please contact me at 831-423-4833.