Upcoming Events

July 18: Know Your Rights as a Person Without Housing

The Santa Cruz Chapter of the ACLU of Northern California is sponsoring a forum and community discussion entitled “Know Your Rights as a Person Without Housing” on Tuesday, July 18 from 7-9 pm at the Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street.  Free food will be shared.
Speakers include Tristia Bauman from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Andrea Pritchett and Petyon Provezano of Berkeley Copwatch, and Wes White of the Monterey County Homeless Union.  The speakers will discuss and answer questions regarding the rights of people experiencing homelessness, including dealing with citations, property confiscation, and orders to move along.
The public is invited to attend.

For other local events see: The “Santa Cruz Community Calendar,” the “IndyBay Events Calendar,” and the “SCI Actions Calendar.” **

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Past events in 2017

The Santa Cruz ACLU, in collaboration with Veterans for Peace and The Reel Work Labor Film Festival are proud to present a 2 part series on policing, community-police relations, and police militarization.

Part 1 of the series is A Forum on Community Police Relations. This forum features local leaders, regional experts, and former Seattle police chief and author Norm Stamper. This event will be on Saturday April 29th (1:30-4pm) at the Resource Center for Non-violence, 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz. For more information see the event page here.

Part 2 of the series is a film screening of DO NOT RESIST and discussion with former police chief and author Norm Stamper. This event will be held on Sunday April 30th (11-1pm) at the Nickelodeon Theatre, 210 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz. A $5 donation is suggested. For more information see the event page here.

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