11 AM Wednesday July 24, 2019 Conscience and Action: Summer Shoutback–Following Up on Various Projects

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-24-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Downtown Follow-Up for the “Give a Shit; Open the Shitters” Campaign
  • Follow-Up for Phone-A-Cop-for-Shelter-Transport Proposal
  • Follow-Up to Create a Forum on Local Effectiveness in the Cash-for-Care Poverty Pimpery Masquerading as Social Services
  • Follow-Up on Demo to Publicize Unaddressed 1220 River Deficiences and Challenge the Wretched Concentration Campground “New Normal” Model
  • California Homeless Union: Supporting Salinas’s August 1st Hearing
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                           
  • Odds & Ends:  Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Linking Up with ICE Resistance
  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Report
  • Public Records Updates:  Infraction Data Crunching; New Delays
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • August 1 Caravan to Provide California Homeless Union Support for Salinas Sherwood Park Survival Campers
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report
.


REMINDER OF SOME OF THE TASKS VOLUNTEERED FOR
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Keith, Alicia, Robert:  Interested in working on  audio recording evening calls for shelter from folks on the street.
Keith, Robert: Planning a forum to debate local effectiveness in providing real services and shelter versus grant grabbing and surveillance stats.
Phil, Alicia, Robert, Greg, Rafe, Others at 1220: A return demonstration to 1220 around issues of free access in and out, access to tents, showers, salaries for “monitors”, potable water, cooling temperatures in tents, etc.
Conscience and Action voted 7-17 to support Nick and Phil’s proposals, though we didn’t discuss them at length.
Rafa:  Talk to Brent about Charging Stations at His Storage Area.
Rafa: Work the Police Data on Infraction Citations.

COMING WEDNESDAY JULY 24TH STARTING AT 7 AM : 21ST ANNUAL HOMELESSNESS MARATHON on freakradio.org


​Free Radio Santa Cruz will be streaming the entire 21st Annual Homelessness Marathon starting at 7 AM on Wednesday 7-24.  The program goes all day until 9 PM.


This will be on the stream at freakradio.org (NOT on the air, as Free Radio is currently looking for a transmitter location).


SUBTRACT THREE HOURS FROM THE SCHEDULE BELOW (WHICH IS ON EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME).




21st ANNUAL HOMELESSNESS MARATHON — BROADCAST SCHEDULE

The Homelessness Marathon is primarily composed of short, pre-recorded reports and longer live discussions.

HOUR 1

     10-11 am

Welcome, then a talk with street newspaper vendors at Spare Change News in Cambridge, Mssachusetts.

HOUR 2

11am – noon

Short

The Last Words of  Michael Collins

Long

“Hell Is For Children” – Youth Homelessness.  Host:  Linda Pinkow.  Guests to include:  Carl Howell and Amanda Mallardo from Community Teamwork that works with homeless youth in Lowelle, MA plus youths from their program, Ominque Garner, with Boston Youth Action Board; Jacob Heart from Y2Y, that works with homeless youth in Harvard Square.

HOUR 3

12 – 1pm

Short

Homeless Poetry – One                                    

Long

A talk with doctors and the homeless women they treat at a Health Care Without Walls facility  – Host:  Nobody

HOUR 4

1-2 p.m.

Short

“Perry & Harley – A Door To Close”

Long

From Shelter to Home – transitioning out of homelessness – Host Marc Stern.  Guests:  John Yazwinski with Father Bill’s Place and two who went from shelter to home.

HOUR 5

2-3p.m.

Short

“Saved By the Library” – produced by Virginia Marshall

Long

A talk with homeless artists at the Common Cathedral Common Arts Program  – Host Nobody

HOUR 6

3 – 4pm

Short

Homeless Poetry Two

Long

“The Prison to Poverty Pipeline” – Hosts:  Linda Pinkow & Caitlin Fischer (from Japan).  Guests to include:  Professor Lucius Couloute, Carole Cafferty with the MIT Initiative for Teaching Incarcerated Individuals, and formerly incarcerated citizens Brandon Morris and Lynn Sullivan.

HOUR 7

4 – 5pm

Short

“In the Closet – Literally” – produced by Brian Adoff

Long

“Reshaping Our Policies Toward the Homeless” Hosts:  Nobody & Linda Pinkow.  Guests: Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins (the only one of 21 invited candidates, including the incumbent, to accept), Director of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, Cheri Honkala and Pastor Dean Dodd of Church In The Park, Modesto, CA.

HOUR 8

5 – 6pm

Short

“Markaya from Oaklna – Jus’ Sayin’” – produced by Lucy Kang

Long

“Now Learn This” – Homeless Students.  Hosts: Caitlin Fischer & Mark Weaver.  Guests:  Bianca van Heydoorn with the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, Temple University; Kathleen O’Neil, with Bunker Hill Community College and a BHCC student.

HOUR 9

6 – 7pm

Short

“The Story of Taisha Sturdevant” – produced by Carol Jackson

Long

A talk with homeless guests at the Paulist Center Supper Club – host Nobody

HOUR 10

7 – 8pm

Short

TBA

Long

“It’s Easy To Be Homeless When You Lose Your Home – Part One, Fighting Foreclosures,” guest host:

HOUR 11

8 – 9pm

Short

“Finding Hidden Hunger in America.” – produced by Catherine Stifter

Long

“It’s Easy To Be Homeless When You Lose Your Home – Part Two, Fighting Evictions” with City Life/Vida Urbana members at Our Savior Lutheran Church

HOUR 12

9 – 10pm

Short

Finding Hidden Homeless in India” – produced by Carol Jackson

Long

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, Now Where Can We Sleep?” LGBTQ homelessness.

HOUR 13

 10-11pm

Short

“Getting Through the Minnesota Winter – produced by James Gullickson

Long

“Ending Homelessness NOW” – Jacqui Pollack, who spent eight years homeless on the streets of Seattle; Rev. Liz Theoharis, co-chair Poor People’s Campaign & Mass. State Rep. Mike Connely.

Hour 14

11pm – midnight

Short

Homeless Poetry Three

Long

“What’s It Gonna Take?” – host – Nobody.  Guests, Paul Boden, Field Director Western Regional Advocacy Project, Morgan Brown

[huffsantacruz] Sunday’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Radio Stream July 21, 2019 at www.freakradio.org 9:30 AM-3 PM : More Loud Liberation at Louden (London) Nelson Bathrooms; Recall Clashes, Sad Stories on the Sidewalk at FNB; a Flashback to May 29, 2008

CASH FOR YOU!: $300 for info leading to a 10′ X 10′ studio space indoors or outside with access to bathroom, internet, and power.  Free Radio Santa Cruz is also seeking a transmitter space where we can put up an antenna–a backyard, a multi-story home, a high tree–help us spread the word.   Help us so we can help you!

Today’s show streams at freakradio.org and archives at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  
Today’s Line-Up, the Content of the May 29, 2008 Flashback, and More will hopefully be sent out later today.   In the meantime, listen in and catch the show as it comes!

  • WEDNESDAY JULY 24 7 AM to 9 PM the Annual Homelessness Marathon at freakradio.org!
  • Support Alternative Survival Camps and Squats in the Wake of the City Council “Away on Vacation” Abdication as Homeless People Face Police Lies and Turn-Aways from Shelter.
  • Join the Ross Camp Lawsuit Seeking Damages–Whether you were at Ross Camp or Not: Protect Survival Camps Everywhere! Contact Barracuda Mama at 831-431-7766 or Visit the Union of the Homeless table 4-6 PM at the Saturday and Sunday Food Not Bombs Meals at the Main Post Office
  • Donate to Existing Homeless Encampments, NOT Poverty-Pimp Posturers– Survival Demands Blankets, Water, Tarps, Portapotties & Trash Pick-Up’s–and Deter Police Harassment by being On Call to Document It.
  • Additional Needs for Community Samaritans!–More Needs: Potable Water for Drinking and Grey Water for Washing, Laundry Access so Clothes Don’t Mildew, a Drainage System Against the Rains, More Space in Additional Spots, Less Cop Crackdowns
  • Support Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s Day/Night Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Santa Cruz Union of the Homeless documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.

  •  Check out The Santa Cruz Community, Santa Cruz Homeless Advocates & Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, SNAIL, HEART Disabled Homeless People,  & Power Surge Tenants Rights on Facebook
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at freakradio.org Thursdays 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   If you must, expropriate items from chain stores.  Don’t steal from vulnerable fellow homeless or local businesses!

Bathrobespiere’s Broadsides radio show streams tonight (7-18-19) at 6 PM at www.freakradio.org: Bits & Bites of Bitterness and Bravado from downtown sidewalks; Liberating the London Nelson Lavatories

Free Radio Santa Cruz is waiting with $300 for info leading to a 10′ X 10′ studio space with bathroom, internet, and electrical access–either indoors or out (we’ll build a structure).  We’re also seeking a transmitter space where we can put up an antenna–a backyard, a multistory home, a high tree–help us spread the word.   Help us so we can help you!


Tonight’s show streams at freakradio.org and archives at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html
On tonight’s show:
  • Sidewalkster Meal Munchers Weigh on the Value of Closing City Bathrooms
  • “Angry and Active” Alicia Kuhl Reports on SCPD Surveillance and Pressure
  • Denise Recommends Craig’s List for Free Speech Messages
  • Andy of andyarts.info reviews the shelter situation and Musical Frustration downtown
  • Painting contractor and vandweller Michael C. on bathroom deficiency
  • Liberating the Locked Women’s Bathroom at Londen (Louden) Nelson Center

11 AM Wednesday July 17, 2019 Conscience and Action: Next Steps in Bathroom Battles followed by HUFF at Noon or soon after

 CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-17-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Reviewing Last Monday’s “”Give a Shit” Demo at Louden Nelson & Follow-Up’s
  • Planning for Follow-Up’s Assist Sanitation-Challenged Bureaucrats There: Exposing P & R Dirty Laundry Downtown?
  • The Posner Proposal for Supporting Migrant Camps
  • Nutcracker Nick’s Suggestions on Hostels for the Homeless
  • 1220 River St. Report on Unaddressed Deficiences and Changing the Oppressive City-County Campground Model
  • California Homeless Union: Supporting Salinas’s August 1st Hearing
  • Police calls in concert with FNB and/or SC Homeless Union to Document Failed SCPD Shelter Assistance for Front St. Sleepers
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                           
  • Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street and Campground Reports
  • Seeking Cell-phone and Charger Assistance for Union Campground Organizing
  • Public Records Updates:  Martinez Mendacity, Bathroom Stallin
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Sunday’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Radio Stream July 14th, 2019 at www.freakradio.org 9:30 AM-3 PM: Trading Barks with the Rightwingster Recall and Library Burial in Town; Hard Conditions at the River St. Campground; Flashback to April 12, 1996

TAKE OUR MONEY, PLEASE! :$300 for info leading to a 10′ X 10′ studio space indoors or outside with access to bathroom, internet, and power.  Free Radio Santa Cruz is also seeking a transmitter space where we can put up an antenna–a backyard, a multi-story home, a high tree–help us spread the word.   Help us so we can help you!


Today’s show streams at freakradio.org and archives at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  
Some of Today’s Line-Up:

  • Recall the Progressives: A Visit to the Police Community Room’s Organizational Meeting
  • Glover’s Responds to the Recall (https://www.facebook.com/DrewSGlover “An Open Letter to Santa Cruz”
  • Smiles and Scowls at Cynthia Mathews’ “Downtown Forward” proposal to Return to the Parking Garage/Library “Blend”
  • Peripheral Debates With the Mathews Crowd
  • Superheated Tents, Icky Drinking Water, Showers Still Not In Place–Concerns of the River St. Camp Folks
  • Is Susie O’Hara Playing Hide-n-Go-Seek from Santa Cruz Homeless Union Monitor Alicia Kuhl?

  • Flashing Back to April 12,1996:
  • The Shady Origin of the Homeless (Lack of) Service Center’s Page Smith Community House 
  • Critiqueing the Barbara Riverwomon/Sherry Conable New Brighton Beach Homeless Camp and Council’s Subsequent Surrender to Community Bigotry (Shades of 2019!)
  • Clips from the “Cut and Run” City Council of that Era Around the New Brighton Beach Campground Proposal
  • Skidmark Bob Duran Reports on an Oakland Free Radio Berkeley Hearing, local anti-Prison Protest,
  • Skidmark on Resisting Music Censorship even as the Handcuffs Come Out
  • Attorney Catnip Kate Weills: Police Blanket Seizures at the City Hall Sleepers Protest and City Attorney Featherbedding
  • More from the Santa Cruz City Council’s Burial of the New Brighton Beach Homeless Camp Shutdown
  • Councilmember Celia Scott’s Council Moves in Defense of Homeless Activists and Musicians
  • Night Owl Calls in From the Berkeley Court on the Free Radio Berkeley Hearing


Stony Sighs from the Shadows  edited by Bathrobespierre Robert
UPDATED ADVICE FOR ADVOCATES
  • DIRECT ACTION TO RELIEVE SUFFERERS AND STAFF ALIKE AT THE LOCKED LOUDEN NELSON BATHROOMS  2 PM Tomorrow July 8th at Louden Nelson Center (Laurel and Center) Where Only the Privileged in “Programs” can Pee and Poo…for now!
  • WILL RAIDS START TODAY (7-14)?  If you spot ICE in Santa Cruz, call the local Rapid Response Network Hotline: 831-239-4289.
  • Join the “Less Crap, More Crappers” DIRECT ACTION Followup July 15th Monday at Louden Nelson Center 2 PM to Restore Public Restroom Access There in the interests of Health, Fairness, and Dignity.
  • Support Alternative Survival Camps and Squats in the Wake of the City Council “Away on Vacation” Abdication as Homeless People Face Police Lies and Turn-Aways from Shelter.
  • Join the Ross Camp Lawsuit Seeking Damages–Whether you were at Ross Camp or Not: Protect Survival Camps Everywhere! Contact Barracuda Mama at 831-431-7766 or Visit the Union of the Homeless table 4-6 PM at the Saturday and Sunday Food Not Bombs Meals at the Main Post Office
  • Donate to Existing Homeless Encampments, NOT Poverty-Pimp Posturers– Survival Demands Blankets, Water, Tarps, Portapotties & Trash Pick-Up’s–and Deter Police Harassment by being On Call to Document It.
  • Additional Needs for Community Samaritans!–More Needs: Potable Water for Drinking and Grey Water for Washing, Laundry Access so Clothes Don’t Mildew, a Drainage System Against the Rains, More Space in Additional Spots, Less Cop Crackdowns
  • Support Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s Day/Night Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Santa Cruz Union of the Homeless documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.

  •  Check out The Santa Cruz Community, Santa Cruz Homeless Advocates & Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, SNAIL, HEART Disabled Homeless People,  & Power Surge Tenants Rights on Facebook
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at freakradio.org Thursdays 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   If you must, expropriate items from chain stores.  Don’t steal from vulnerable fellow homeless or local businesses!

Bathrobespiere’s Broadsides radio show streams tonight (7-11-19) at 6 PM at www.freakradio.org: Place-to-Poo-Please! Protest at Parks & Recreation HQ; Updates from Loudheart Elise, Daybreak Drew, Lifenet Alicia, Whirlwind Wes, Silvertongue Steve & More!

Free Radio Santa Cruz is waiting with $300 for info leading to a 10′ X 10′ studio space with bathroom, internet, and electrical access–either indoors or out (we’ll build a structure).  We’re also seeking a transmitter space where we can put up an antenna–a backyard, a multistory home, a high tree–help us spread the word.   Help us so we can help you!


Tonight’s show streams at freakradio.org and archives at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html
On tonight’s show:
  • Pushing Public Toilet Facilities at the Park & Recreation Office Protest
  • Sharing the Shitter Situation with the City Attorney’s Office
  • Councilmember “Daybreak” Drew Reports in from Portland
  • Quick Updates from Salinas from Lifenet Alicia and Whirlwind Wes

Wednesday July 10, 2019 Conscience and Action: Providing for Poo Where the City Won’t at Sub Rosa at 11 AM followed by HUFF at or sometime after Noon at 703 Pacific

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  7-10-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Reviewing Last Monday’s “”Give a Shit” Demo at P & R and the City Attorney’s Office
  • Planning for Next Monday’s Showdown at Louden Nelson Center to Assist Sanitation-Challenged Bureaucrats There
  • The Posner Proposal for Supporting Migrant Camps
  • Nutcracker Nick’s Suggestions on Hostels for the Homeless
  • Ross Camp Lawsuit, Union of the Homeless, and Salinas Sherwood Park Updates
  • Glover Call on Release of Infraction Examination, Investigation, Housing Problem                                                                                                               
  • Old Business—Follow-Up’s:  River St. Campground Situation:  Showers, Visitors, Drop-In’s, the City’s Model   
  • Needle Exchange Expansion Debate/Forum…Post Office Box: Alicia Homeless Union Report
  • Stepping Up Santa Cruz Resource List–Who’ll Do the Follow-Up?

  • For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Seeking Cell-phone and Charger Assistance for Union Campground Organizing
  • Street Reports
  • Public Records Updates:  Park and Recreation Audios, Shelter Correspondence
  • Campside Connections & Mills Enforcement
  • Jack’s Restaurant Discrimination Sting
  • Exploding SCPD Fairy Stories about Police Transport to Shelters at Night
  • RV Attacks & Restricted”Reforms” in Other Cities
  • SNAIL Update?
  • Berkeley Report

Sunday’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Radio Stream July 7th, 2019 at www.freakradio.org 9:30 AM-3 PM :Parks and Recreation Commission’s Backs Locking Down Louden Nelson Bathrooms; Flashback to 1-16-00 and the Man-in-the-Bag

STILL WAITING TO BE CLAIMED—REWARD ! :$300 for info leading to a 10′ X 10′ studio space indoors or outside with access to bathroom, internet, and power.  Free Radio Santa Cruz is also seeking a transmitter space where we can put up an antenna–a backyard, a multi-story home, a high tree–help us spread the word.   Help us so we can help you!

Today’s show streams at freakradio.org and archives at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html  
Some of Today’s Line-Up:

  • Parks and Recreation’s Anti-Homeless Enablers: Plodding Through the Hearing
  • Emergency Call from Shelterless Deborah from the California Homeless Union
  • P & R Pitterpatter Continued: the Activists Disagree
  • Bathroom Baricadista Iseth Rae’s Justification for the Louden Nelson Bathroom Lockdown
  • The Right-to-Park 72-Hour Protest Report
  • Reports from the Shattuck and Telegraph Avenue Scene in Berkeley; Star on Bullying, Esther on the Disappearing Vendor Scene
  • Desultory Dialogue from a Sunny Saturday at Food Not Bombs


Stony Sighs from the Shadows  by S.C. Fulltimer Vandweller Julie & Bathrobespierre Robert
UPDATED ADVICE FOR ADVOCATES
  • OPEN THE LOCKED LOUDEN BATHROOMS ALREADY!  3 PM Protest and Press Conference Tomorrow July 8th 3 PM at Parks & Rec HQ (323 Church St.) Where Bathroom Boss Tony Elliot Holds Court
  • Join the “Less Crap, More Crappers” DIRECT ACTION Followup July 15th Monday at Louden Nelson Center 2 PM to Restore Public Restroom Access There in the interests of Health, Fairness, and Dignity.
  • Support Alternative Survival Camps and Squats in the Wake of the City Council “Away on Vacation” Abdication as Homeless People Face Police Lies and Turn-Aways from Shelter.
  • Join the Ross Camp Lawsuit Seeking Damages–Whether you were at Ross Camp or Not: Protect Survival Camps Everywhere! Contact Barracuda Mama at 831-431-7766 or Visit the Union of the Homeless table 4-6 PM at the Saturday and Sunday Food Not Bombs Meals at the Main Post Office
  • Donate to Existing Homeless Encampments, NOT Poverty-Pimp Posturers– Survival Demands Blankets, Water, Tarps, Portapotties & Trash Pick-Up’s–and Deter Police Harassment by being On Call to Document It.
  • Additional Needs for Community Samaritans!–More Needs: Potable Water for Drinking and Grey Water for Washing, Laundry Access so Clothes Don’t Mildew, a Drainage System Against the Rains, More Space in Additional Spots, Less Cop Crackdowns
  • Support Food Not Bombs,  the Warming Center’s Day/Night Storage Program, HUFF, Conscience and Action, Santa Cruz Union of the Homeless documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.

  •  Check out The Santa Cruz Community, Santa Cruz Homeless Advocates & Homeless Outside in Santa Cruz, Monterey County Homeless Advocates, SNAIL, HEART Disabled Homeless People,  & Power Surge Tenants Rights on Facebook
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.
  •   Listen in to Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides at freakradio.org Thursdays 6-8 PM, Sundays 9:30 AM- 3 PM
  •   If you must, expropriate items from chain stores.  Don’t steal from vulnerable fellow homeless or local businesses!