HUFF preps for September 25 Bathrooms, Winter Survival, and Community Caring Rally at the time and place; 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 9-19-18

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 9-19 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.  

Conscience and Action  will be meeting there at 10:30 AM to firm up plans for the September 25 “Bring Back the Louden Nelson Bathrooms” rally at City Hall (4 PM).

Possible action items:

  • Support for the Conscience & Action rally, including follow-up and lead-up actions such as 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
  • More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Bathroom Bravado at Public Forums
  • Publicizing City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Rise of the new Salinas RV Camp.
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
  • Updates on Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council: Two Proposed Homeless Forums by Councilmember Krohn versus Warming Center’s Brent Adams
  • Speakers for the September 25th Rally?  Individual visits asking to use the Louden Nelson bathroom, then filing complaints.
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
  •   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-cruz/
  •   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/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday September 12th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Join the CONSCIENCE AND ACTION Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:
  • Damn Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–More Petitioning, Meeting with the Masters, On-Line Petition, the Rental Option
  • Preparing for the September 25th 4 PM City Hall Protest: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
  • Winter Shelter “Increase” Hoax”–No Change in the Latest Fables from City Council; Rumors of AFC Shelter Management
  • Applicability and Local Follow-Up in the Martin v. Boise 9th Circuit Court Decision Overturning 24-Hour Sleeping Bans and  No Lodging Laws
  • Monitoring the Mischief Makers:  City Council Candidate Forum Tonight at 6:30 PM at the SCPD Community Room
  • Food Not Bombs Still Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
  • Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access: Bringing It to the Candidate Forums & to the Streets
  • Racial Profiling:  Hepburn Run Down by Police and Headed for Court
  • Referendum Against Library Demolition:  Blocking the Premature Burial
  • City Council Crackdown:  Confronting the Hockman arrest, the Norse Audio Warning, and other Terrazas Terribles


Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

  •   Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure; Call 423-4833 and Sign the Petition Demanding Reopening!
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize in support of Winter Survival

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting:  Wednesday, 9-19-18  11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.

HUFF preps for September 25 Bathrooms, Winter Survival, and Community Caring Rally at the time and place; 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 9-5 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Bathrobespierre Robert will be away for a medical event, but may grump in by phone.


Possible action items:
 

  • Conscience & Action invites the community to a September 25 rally 4 PM at City Hall to open the damn Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–After a rousing and varied set of speeches from regulars and unexpected allies at the last City Council meeting, C & A plans to keep up the pressure on the pilfered plumbing in hopes of flushing falsehoods and foolishness and restoring traditional decency and inclusivity (whew!). 
  • 9th Circuit Federal Court Decision May Kill Sleeping Ban in Boise and Prompt New Action Here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-idaho-homeless/prosecuting-homeless-for-sleeping-outside-may-violate-u-s-constitution-ruling-idUSKCN1LK26U
  • Independent HUFF strategies for raising and broadening the reversal of anti-homeless exclusionary polices–of which the bathroom bullshit is only one.
  • More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Lining Up Outside the Door of the new P & R boss
  • Publicizing City Council’s Concealed Winter Shelter Shutdown and the Implications of the Boise Court of Appeals Decision here.
  • Salinas Slamdown:  Update on the “leave RV homes alone” struggle at Griffin Park and around town.
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
  • Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard: Creating a Hotline Against Vigilante Violence
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council:  Forum for the Posturing Politicos? 
  • Speakers for the September 25th Rally?  Individual visits asking to use the Louden Nelson bathroom, then filing complaints.
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
 

 

                     

  •   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-cruz/
  •   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/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday August 29th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Check Out the Conscience & Action Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:

  • Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–State of the Petitions, Meeting with the Masters, On-Line Petition, the Rental Option
  • Stepping up the Louden Nelson Bathroom Struggle: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
  • Winter Shelter “Increase” Hoax”–the Latest Fables from City Council
  • Food Not Bombs Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
  • Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access: Bringing It to the Candidate Forums & to the Streets
  • Racial Profiling: the Current Case of Errol Hepburn
  • Library Demolish:  Stopping the Premature Burial
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard
  • Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims
  • Van Theft: the Crackdown on RV’s
  • Rent Ripoff’s:  Confronting the City’s Failure to Confront Landlords in Violation


Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

  •   Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
  •   Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure; Call 423-4833 and Sign the Petition Demanding Reopening!
  •   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.

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting:  Wednesday, 9-5-18  11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. 

HUFF boxes with Bathroom Baricaders and Rent Profiteer Peckerwoods 11 AM SubRosa Cafe Wednesday 8-22-18

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 8-22 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.   Or we may have to move to The nearby Bagelry (320 Cedar St.) if no space is available.

Possible action items:

  • Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–Document Survey and Next Steps–Bringing the Straight Poop to Shitty Council Next Tuesday
  • Updates from Conscience and Action  and recent petitioning –Taking the Issue to Martin Bernal & Iseth Rae; More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Examining Buried Documents
  • Salinas Slamdown: the Coming Crackdown on RV’s at 7 AM at Griffin Park Friday August 24th
  • Charting Legislative Mischief:  AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless; Bail Elim With a Poison Pill
  • Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside; 4:30 PM  Save the Farmer’s Market  Rally?
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard: Creating a Hotline Against Vigilante Violence
  • Reviewing the Candidate Cavalcade for Shitty Council:  Forum for the Posturing Politicos?
 Gems from Journeywise Julie:
 

                     

  •   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-cruz/
  •   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/Lostshows.html .

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday August 15th–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Check Out the Conscience & Action Meet 11 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe Today

Some HUFFish suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:

Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–Document Survey and Next Steps–Taking the Issue to Iseth Rae
Stepping up the Louden Nelson Bathroom Struggle: More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling along Laurel or In Front, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Direct Bathroom Use
San Lorenzo Park Bathroom Open or Shut? and the Broader Anti-Homeless Architecture & Policies There https://www.facebook.com/Downtown-Santa-Cruz-Bathroom-Task-Force-886531701404169/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eJG_ER74hE&feature=youtu.be

Food Not Bombs Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access
Racial Profiling: the Current Case of Errol Hepburn
Library Demolish: Stopping the Premature Burial
Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard
Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims
Exposing City Council “Unaffordable” Housing Priorities and Vacant Buildings in Santa Cruz as Part of Rent Control Struggle

Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:

https://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/aarp-2018/the-unexpected-face-of-poverty/1913/ (Organizing Seniors in Poverty in Santa Cruz)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/eriksherman/2018/08/03/additional-building-wont-make-city-housing-more-affordable-says-fed-study/

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/20180813/santa-cruz-city-run-homeless-camp-may-extend-past-august

Write Updates and Post Them on Santa Cruz Indymedia at https://www.indybay.org/santa-cruz/
Letters to media regarding the Louden Nelson bathroom closure
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.

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting: Wednesday, 8-22-18 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church.

HUFF stays cool in a hot summer today Wednesday August 8 2018. 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 8-8 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. Possible action items:

Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims

Louden Nelson Bathrooms Still Locked to the Community–Document Survey and Next Steps–Taking the Issue to Martin Bernal & Iseth Rae; More Mid-Summer Sidewalk Tabling, Senior Citizen Organizing, & Examining Buried Documents
Rogue Ranger Report: Driving Away Homeless in San Lorenzo Park, Bathroom Blues, Taser Tease, & Hopeful Benign Neglect

Charting Legislative Mischief: AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways, AB 1040 to “conservatorship” troublesome homeless
Library Burial in the New Parking Garage Plan: Implications for Folks Outside
Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard: Creating a Hotline Against Vigilante Violence

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-cruz/
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.

NO HUFF MEETING TODAY Wednesday August 1st–But Homeless Civil Rights Fans Can Check Out the Conscience & Action Meet 10:30 AM at the Sub Rosa Cafe

Some HUFF suggestions for today’s Conscience & Action meeting:
  • Food Not Bombs Under Attack–AB2178 to Restrict Charitable Food Giveaways
  • Candidate, Bureaucrat, and Officeholder Accountability: Demanding Public Access
  • Library Demolish:  Stopping the Premature Burial
  • Resuscitating the Santa Cruz Switchboard
  • Violence Against the Unhoused: Recent Deaths and Van Victims


Other News Compliments of Jubilant Julie Schaul:
                     

  •   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-cruz/
  •   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.

Next HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] meeting:  Wednesday, 8-8-18 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. 

HUFF Assesses the Battle of the Bathrooms, the autumn Rent Control struggle, and Connecting with Homeless Civil Rights Struggles in Other Cities Wednesday July 25 2018. 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 7-25 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. 

Agenda Prospects:

                 +++ Amazed L.A. Authorities Discover Homeless Have Bowels Too: https://la.curbed.com/2018/7/23/17595360/homeless-public-bathrooms-mobile-pit-stop-program

                   +++ Fighting Back Against the RV Crackdown in San Diego: http://www.cbs8.com/story/38712315/homeless-rally-against-rv-parking-restrictions  (VIDEO)
                   +++ Portland Police Ramp Up Homeless Busts: https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2018/06/portland_homeless_accounted_fo.html
                +++ Santa Cruz Business Bosses Mobilize Against Renters: http://sccbusinesscouncil.com/business-council-membership-unanimously-votes-to-oppose-rent-control/
                     

  •   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-cruz/
  •   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.

TODAY: HUFF celebrates Conscience-and-Action San Lorenzo Bathroom Victory, Plots Louden Nelson Bathroom Liberation- Wednesday July 11 2018. 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 7-11 11 AM at the Sub Rosa next to the Bike Church. 

Agenda Prospects:

                 +++ Bakersfield Snapshot:  https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/local-woman-who-helps-homeless-now-facing-homelessness-herself
                   +++ Fighting the Criminal Jacket: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/07/09/18816397.php

                   +++  Tips for San Jose Strugglers:  https://www.reddit.com/r/SanJose/comments/8xclpr/i_live_in_east_san_jose_ca_and_i_may_be_homeless/
                +++ Making the Hospital Homeless-jackers Pay:  https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/apxla-hospital-to-pay-550k-in-homeless-patient-dumping-case/
                     

  •   Support the Warming Center, Food Not Bombs,  HUFF, Conscience and Action, and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •   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.