PUBLIC COMMENT SHUT OUT AT CITY COUNCIL; FURTHER ACTION ON RESTORING RIGHTS OF THOSE SURVIVING OUTSIDE: Conscience and Action Meeting meets 11 AM Wednesday 5-15-19; Followed by HUFF meeting at Noon

Conscience and Action huddles today at 11 AM, with the HUFF meeting following soon after at noon or thereabouts.  As usual, we meet at the Sub Rosa Cafe at 703 Pacific next to the Bike Church.   Free Coffee with the Clamor.

Last week’s tumult led to a successful action at the River St. Camp:  GOOD WORK!

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  5-15

Progressive “Majority” Collapses at City Council, Shuts Down Public Comment; Excludes Public;

Planning Action Defending Survival Shelters

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Follow Up on May 13th Demo and Dialogue at the River St. Camp
  • Organizing Volunteers for Survival Camp/Homeless Union Solidarity
  • Connections with Plaintiffs and Other Homeless Camps–Establishing Contacts
  • City Council Report & Follow-Up
  • Anthony Prince Report by Phone (?)
  • Judge Davila’s Final Written Ruling & City’s Response
  • Update on Documenting the Ross Camp Demolition Losses
  • Public & Media Response to the False Ross Camp Narrative: Specific Protests
  • Resistance Organization for Ross Camp Successor Camps
  • Abusive Conditions at Red Church’s Monday Meal: Activist Double Standards
  • SCPD Community Room Homeless-Hostile Meeting Tonight at 7 PM; May 21st anti-RV meeting Tuesday at 5 PM

     
    For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports
  • Campsites and Ross Camp Removal Fallout Situation
  • Reports from Other Campsites & Areas
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere
  • Denver Homeless Voter Defeat and Homeless Response There
  • RV Attacks & “Reforms” in Other Cities—Local Updates
  • May 16 City Council Agenda Item Deadline for 5-28: Legal Changes: Glover Phone Call
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Meeting, Lawsuit Fightback, 

IN THE WAKE OF THE ROSS CAMP DEMOLITION : Conscience and Action Meeting meets 11 AM Wednesday 5-8-19; Followed by HUFF meeting at Noon


Conscience and Action will be meeting Wednesday, May 8th at 11 AM, with the HUFF meeting following at noon.  As usual, we meet at the Sub Rosa Cafe at 703 Pacific next to the Bike Church.   Free Coffee with the Clamor.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  5-8

Following Up and Expanding the a Response to the City’s Ross Camp Removal

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Challenging Prison-Like Conditions at the River St. Campground
  • Anthony Prince Report by Phone
  • Judge Davila’s Final Written Ruling
  • Update on Documenting the Ross Camp Demolition Losses
  • Organizing a Public Response to the False Ross Camp Narrative
  • Resistance Organization for Ross Camp Successor Camps
  • Abusive Conditions at Calvary Episcopal’s Monday Meal: Danger of Double Standards
  • Crackdown on RV’s at Safeway and Elsewhere

     
    For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports
  • Campsites and Ross Camp Removal Fallout Situation
  • Reports from Other Campsites & Areas
  • RV Attacks in Other Cities—Local Updates
  • Upcoming City Council Agenda: Legal Changes: Glover Phone Call
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Meeting, Lawsuit Fightback, May Street Spirit https://www.courthousenews.com/jury-must-decide-if-berkeley-retaliated-against-homeless-for-speech/
  • Oakland Homeless Encampment Lawsuits: See “Encampments Sue the City of Oakland” in the hard copy of the April 2019 Street Spirit

RESPONDING TO THE ROSS CAMP EMERGENCY: Conscience and Action Meeting meets 11 AM Wednesday 5-1-19; Followed by HUFF meeting at Noon


Conscience and Action will be meeting today at 11 AM, with the HUFF meeting following at noon.  As usual, we meet at the Sub Rosa Cafe at 703 Pacific next to the Bike Church.   Free Coffee with the Clamor.

WE MAY BE MOVING SOON AFTER TO THE ROSS CAMP TO HELP RESIDENTS THERE DEAL WITH THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL EVICTION OF HUNDREDS OF FOLKS.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  5-1

City’s Eviction Order Gives a Deadline of 10 AM Friday May 3rd

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Trial Report
  • Implications of the Court Ruling and Report from the Camp
  • Resistance Organization for Ross Camp Support Groups
  • Possible Prince Report by Phone

     
    For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Further Action on C & A Items
  • Street Reports
  • Benchlands and Other City Shelter Reports & Monitoring
  • Recessing HUFF Meeting to the Ross Camp
  • Reports from Other Campsites & Areas
  • RV Attacks in Other Cities—Local Updates
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes by Thursday 5-2 ?
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Meeting, Lawsuit Fightback: https://www.courthousenews.com/jury-must-decide-if-berkeley-retaliated-against-homeless-for-speech/
  • Oakland Homeless Encampment Lawsuits: See “Encampments Sue the City of Oakland” in the hard copy of the April 2019 Street Spirit

In the Wake of the TRO Victory!: Conscience and Action Meeting meets 11 AM Today 4-25-19 ; Followed by HUFF meeting at Noon

Conscience and Action will be meeting today at 11 AM, with the HUFF meeting following at noon.  As usual, we meet at the Sub Rosa Cafe at 703 Pacific next to the Bike Church.   Free Coffee with the Clamor.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  4-25-19

Court Order Prohibiting Ross Camp Closure Pending 9 AM 4-27 Federal Court Hearing in San Jose:

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Implications of the Court Victory and City Council Report
  • Resistance Organization for Furture Flashmob Documenting: LawSuit Sign-Up List Follow-Up
  • Possible Prince Report by Phone: 9 AM TRO Hearing in San Jose:  AND AFTER
  • Wes White’s Wednesday 4-25 7 PM RCNV Ross Camp Dialogue
  • Criminalization of Homeless Glover Resolution and Analysis
  • Councilmembers Cummings Analysis and Update
  • Bathroom Barricade: Stepping Up the Response
  • Transition Campsite Progress  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community & General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Ripster
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc
  • Legislative: Fatal Force Law,  Cop Records, Student RV Parking at Com 2Colleges (AB 302)

    For HUFFsters
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Help for Prep for Friday’s TRO Hearing
  • Street Reports; Restaurant Discrimination?
  • Anthony’s Suggestion: Resuming Protests at City Hall
  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Moving HUFF Meetings to Ross Camp in Conjunction with Ross Camp Council Meetings
  • Reports from Other Campsites & Areas
  • Tuesday Council Report; Pleich AFC Ross Camp Moving Support
  • Glover’s Ross Camp Meeting Last Monday and Next Monday at 3 PM
  • RV Attacks in Other Cities—Local Updates
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure: Benchlands Report
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes by Thursday 4-25 ? Watkins Friday Meeting?
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Meeting, Lawsuit Fightback: https://www.courthousenews.com/jury-must-decide-if-berkeley-retaliated-against-homeless-for-speech/
  • Oakland Homeless Encampment Lawsuits: See “Encampments Sue the City of Oakland” in the hard copy of the April 2019 Street Spirit
  • Tenants in Trouble: students, renters, elderly, disabled groups for mutual power and solidarity.
  • Sentinel Letter Pushback

Conscience and Action Meeting WILL BE HAPPENING 11 AM Today; Followed by HUFF meeting at Noon

Contrary to a message sent out some hours ago, Conscience and Action will be meeting today at 11 AM, with the HUFF meeting following at noon.   The italicized and emphasized  items below are the reason.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  4-17-19

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • McHenry Report on Possible Tuesday City Council Ross Closing; Adding County to Lawsuit
  • Resistance Organization for Flashmob Documenting: LawSuit Sign-Up List Follow-Up
  • Prince Report by Phone
  • Wes White’s Wednesday 4-24 7 PM RCNV Ross Camp Dialogue
  • Ross Clean-Up Report; First Alarm Harassment and Response
  • Mosquito Device Threat
  • Lawsuit Follow-Up’s: Serving TBSC, Dismissing the Magistrate: Gas $ for Alicia
  • Recent Attacks on Brent Adams and His Vehicles
  • Camp Paradise Report: Possible Overflow and Relocation Area
  • Bathroom Barricade: Stepped Up Progress
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • Pressing for Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross or General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Ripster
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc
  • Legislation: Fatal Force Law,  Cop Records, Student RV Parking at Com 2Colleges (AB 302)

    For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Street Reports; Restaurant Discrimination?
  • Anthony’s Suggestion: Resuming Protests at City Hall
  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Emergency Meeting of HUFF/C & A our at Ross Camp
  • Reports from Other Campsites
  • Tuesday Special Meeting Council Report
  • Glover’s Ross Camp Meeting Last Monday and Next Monday at 3 PM
  • RV Attacks in Other Cities—Local Updates
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure;
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes by Thursday 4-25 ? Watkins Friday Meeting?
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Meeting
  • Tenants in Trouble: students, renters, elderly, disabled groups for mutual power and solidarity.
  • Sentinel Letters
  • SNAIL (Student RV) Organizing

Ross Camp Lawsuit Filed!, City Council’s “Clean-Up” Cave-In, Organizing Resistance at Ross Wednesday 4-10: Conscience & Action 11 AM & HUFF noon at Sub Rosa

Conscience and Action meets at 11 AM; HUFF at 12; Sub Rosa (703 Pacific) will be doling out coffee and perhaps folks will bring edibles.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  4-10-19

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items
  • Following Up on the Wednesday Resistance and Thursday Depot Park Meetings: Flashmob Support
  • Implications of the Lawsuit and Follow-Up
  • Council Debacle and Review: Shifting the Focus Off the Council
  • Update on Organizing Events & Groups to Support Ross Camp if they Want
  • Deconstructing the Council’s Procedural Surrender to Staffster O’Hara and the Watkins Minority
  • Documenting the Shelter Deficit & Police Camp Demolition for the Non Ross Camp Homeless
  • Bathroom Barricade: Stepped Up Progress
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • Storage Situation:  The Day/Night Storage Controversy
  • RV Harassment Update: Coastal Commission Pressure, Buddy Solidarity, Council InAction, Specific Complaints & Flyer Distribution, 2-20 Haebe Records Report Review
  • Pressing for Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross or General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Ripster
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc
  • Legislation: Fatal Force Law,  Cop Records, Student RV Parking at Com 2Colleges (AB 302)

    For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Street Reports; Restaurant Discrimination?
  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Reports from Other Campsites
  • Glover’s Ross Camp Meeting Next Monday 3 or 4 PM
  • RV Survival/Organizing Report from Cynthia and Alicia:
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure; Prep for “Clean-Up” and Beyond
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes? Watkins Friday Meeting? Public Agenda?
  • Berkeley Reports:  Anti-RV Law:  People’s Park Situation
  • Tenants in Trouble: students, renters, elderly, disabled groups for mutual power and solidarity.
  • Library Situation: Monitoring the Mischief–Investigation and Update
  • Pushing Back Against Media Mobbing: Sentinel’s Burying the Housing/Shelter Gap

Prep for the Wed Nite Community Meeting, Attorney Anthony Prince Phone Conference on the Ross Camp Lawsuit : Wednesday 4-3: Conscience & Action 11 AM & HUFF noon at Sub Rosa

 Conscience and Action meets at 11 AM; HUFF at 12; Sub Rosa will be doling out coffee and perhaps folks will bring edibles.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  4-3-19

  • Anthony Prince Phone Update on the Lawsuit
  • Firming Up the Wednesday Night “No Place for Hatred” Ross Camp Resistance Meeting
  • Prospect of a Faster Ross Camp Closing; April 10 or sooner; Helping to Organize Camp BBQ or Event
  • April 9 Council Meeting Prep and Demo: the Glover Report
  • Continuing to Document the Shelter Deficit For the Broader Homeless Community: Declaration Support
  • Tony Elliot Meeting Report–and Follow-Up Demo?  at Council or P & R?
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • RV Harassment Update: Coastal Commission Pressure, Buddy Solidarity, Council InAction, Specific Complaints & Flyer Distribution, 2-20 Haebe Records Report
  • Any Progress on Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross or General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Person
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc

    For HUFFsters

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Ross Camp Assistance for Law Suit Finalization Friday or Monday
  • Glover Meets the Depot Demonizers 7 PM Depot Park Station Thursday
  • RV Survival/Organizing Report from Cynthia and Alicia: the Haebe Report
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure; Prep for April 10th & Beyond
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes Proposed?  Public Agenda Meetings ?
  • Berkeley Report: New Attacks on RV’s; People’s Park Situation
  • Tenants in Trouble—demanding real data from Council’s Task Farce, organizing with students, renters, elderly, disabled groups to establish mutual power and solidarity.
  • Library Situation: Monitoring the Mischief–Investigation and Update
  • SCPD: demanding revelation of surveillance devices throughout the City, police records on use of force, selective enforcement, tasering, DHS/ICE collusion, racial profiling.  Protests to open the property room during regular SCPD hours daily.  NO RESPONSES–Delay on the Haebe report
  • MHCAN report:  HUFF movement to support restoration of services.

Attorney Updates, a Paul Lee Visit, and Council Conniption Coverage : Wednesday 3-20: Conscience & Action 11 AM & HUFF noon at Sub Rosa

Conscience and Action meets at 11 AM; HUFF at 12; Sub Rosa will be doling out coffee and perhaps folks will bring edibles.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  3-27-19

  • Paul Lee Proposes Pogonip Alternatives
  • Prospect of a Faster Ross Camp Closing; April 10 or sooner; Helping to Organize Camp BBQ or Event
  • Council Meeting Lookback
  • Volunteering to Document the Shelter Deficit For the Broader Homeless Community: Declaration Support
  • Toe-to-Toe with Tony Elliot this Coming Friday–and a Mini-Protest?
  • Towing Tyranny in S.C.: Reforms Elsewhere
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • RV Harassment Update: Coastal Commission Pressure, Buddy Solidarity, Council Action, Specific Complaints & Flyer Distribution, 2-20 Haebe Records Stall;
  • Any Progress on Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross or General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Person
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc

    For HUFFsters

  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Ross Camp Assistance for Law Suit Finalizaton
  • Photographic Help for Ross Camp Lawsuit
  • RV Survival/Organizing Report from Cynthia and Alicia
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure; Prep for April 10th
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes Proposed?  Public Agenda Meetings ?
  • Possible Update on Berkeley activists defending People’s Park against new attacks.
  • Tenants in Trouble—demanding real data from Council’s Task Farce, organizing with students, renters, elderly, disabled groups to establish mutual power and solidarity.
  • Library Situation: Monitoring the Mischief–Investigation and Update
  • SCPD: demanding revelation of surveillance devices throughout the City, police records on use of force, selective enforcement, tasering, DHS/ICE collusion, racial profiling.  Protests to open the property room during regular SCPD hours daily.  NO RESPONSES–Delay on the Haebe report
  • MHCAN report:  HUFF movement to support restoration of services.

More Council Capers and Another Attorney Meet with the Ross Camp: Wednesday 3-20: Conscience & Action 11 AM & HUFF noon at Sub Rosa:…2 PM: Ross Camp Legal Huddle


 Conscience and Action meets at 11 AM; HUFF at 12; Sub Rosa will be doling out coffee and perhaps folks will bring edibles.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  3-20-19

  • Prep for the 2 PM Possible Rainyday Ross Legal Meeting
  • Suggestions for Documentation of the Shelter Deficit For the Broader Homeless Community: FNB Support
  • Council Caterwauling—Ross Camp Ouster Prep–Glover Disappoints, Cummings More So
  • Upcoming Council March 26
  • Still “Closed Bathrooms” Link With the Homeless Crisis and the Elliot Stalemate; end of March meeting
  • Towing Tyranny in S.C.: Reforms Elsewhere
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • RV Harassment Update: Coastal Commission Pressure, Buddy Solidarity, Council Action, Specific Complaints & Flyer Distribution, 2-20 Haebe Records Stall;
  • Any Progress on Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross or General Laundromat/Biz Discrimination?
  • Tenant/Student Coalition Update; Prospects for Targeting a Real Estate Person
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc

    For HUFFsters

  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Ross Camp Council Report
  • Assessment of Ross Camp Status in the Lawsuit Prep
  • Implications of Ross Camp CoOption by City Council’s Smileface Susie
  • Council Speeches for 3-26:
  • RV Survival/Organizing Report from Cynthia and Alicia
  • Satellite Camp Expansion to Relieve Ross Camp Pressure; Prep for April 17th
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes Proposed?  Public Agenda Meetings ?
  • Possible Update on Berkeley activists defending People’s Park against new attacks.
  • Tenants in Trouble—demanding real data from Council’s Task Farce, organizing with students, renters, elderly, disabled groups to establish mutual power and solidarity.
  • Library Situation: Monitoring the Mischief–Investigation and Update
  • SCPD: demanding revelation of surveillance devices throughout the City, police records on use of force, selective enforcement, tasering, DHS/ICE collusion, racial profiling.  Protests to open the property room during regular SCPD hours daily.  NO RESPONSES–Delay on the Haebe report
  • MHCAN report:  HUFF movement to support restoration of services.

After the Council Ordeal: Wednesday 3-13: Conscience & Action 11 AM & HUFF noon at Sub Rosa: New Ross Camp Closing Date April 17


 Conscience and Action meets at 11 AM; HUFF at 12; Sub Rosa will be doling out coffee and perhaps folks will bring edibles.

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  3-13-19

  • Ross Camp Support for Lawsuit: Possible Thursday Brian Brown Visit
  • Results of City Council–Upcoming Council March 19
  • “Closed Bathrooms” Tony Elliot Presentation & Actions to Precede Late March Meeting
  • Update on the $10 million from poverty pimps:  News on the HEAP, HAP, or COC HQ.
  • Latest RV Harassment Update: Coastal Commission Pressure, Buddy Solidarity, Council Action, Specific Complaints & Flyer Distribution, Follow-Up Letter to Mills
  • Continuing Documentation of the Shelter Deficit For the Broader Homeless Community: FNB Support
  • Emergency laundry and shower access for the broader homeless community and Ross.
  • Action targeting a real estate profiteer in conjunction with tenant organizations
  • Supporting UCSC Student RV Dwellers in the SNAIL Organization; Outreach to Dem Soc
     
    For HUFFsters
  • Conscience and Action  items unfinished of interest to HUFFsters
  • Assessment of Ross Camp Council and Its Council Contacts
  • Council Speeches for 3-19:
  • RV Survival/Organizing Report from Cynthia and Alicia
  • RV living elsewhere; Reports from Elsewhere (San Diego’s Overturned Law)
  • Prepping for the Concentration Camp Solution; Homeless Dumping Out of Town
  • Organizing Ross Camp Support and Satellite Camp Expansion
  • Push for Council Procedure Changes Proposed?  Public Agenda Meetings ?
  • Possible Update on Berkeley activists defending People’s Park against new attacks.
  • Tenants in Trouble—demanding real data from the Task Farce, organizing with students, renters, elderly, disabled groups to establish mutual power and solidarity.
  • Library Situation: Monitoring the Mischief
  • SCPD: demanding revelation of surveillance devices throughout the City, police records on use of force, selective enforcement, tasering, DHS/ICE collusion, racial profiling.  Protests to open the property room during regular SCPD hours daily.  NO RESPONSES
  • MHCAN report:  HUFF movement to support restoration of services.