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Arcata CDC

Support for the City of Arcata Committee on Democracy and Corporations.

Website: http://www.cityofarcata.org/government/committees/democracy-corporations
Location: Arcata, CA
Members: 7
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2010

About the Arcata Committee on Democracy and Corporations

The CDC, or Arcata Committee on Democracy and Corporations, is an official standing committee established by the Arcata City Council. The CDC seeks to create policies and programs “which ensure democratic control over corporations conducting business within the city, in which ever ways are necessary to ensure the health and well-being of our community and environment.”

Democracy Unlimited helped pass the ballot initiative that brought the CDC into existence and played a lead role in organizing the two Arcata town hall meetings which shaped the formation of the Committee. We continue to provide ongoing organizing support to CDC members. The committee remains a unique and valuable resource for local residents, the only local entity of its kind in the country.

★ To get involved with the CDC, see the official Committee web page on the City of Arcata site, or attend the monthly meeting: third Tuesdays, 4:30pm, in the Arcata City Council Chambers.

★ You can also help out by letting your City Council members know you support the work of the CDC, including policies brought forward by the CDC like the Formula Retail Ordinance. For more info, contact Jon.

Recent Arcata CDC Announcements

Fresh Local Veggies Without the Middleman!

SORRY - THE CSA IS SOLD OUT THIS YEAR.

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Have you ever joined a CSA to get your food? If not, you need to try it! A Community Supported Agricu lture program (or "CSA") is a way to invest in a local family…

Transition Humboldt Organizational meeting

Transition Humboldt invites anyone interested in developing Transition Town initiatives in Humboldt Co. to attend an organizational meeting on Sunday, Dec. 9th, 4 - 6 PM at The Link, 1385 8th Street (the Greenway Building at the foot of 8th Street), Arcata, Ca. 95521.  Open to the general public, please bring snacks and drinks and your ideas for how to create a resilient and self-reliant Humboldt County.  Information on Facebook page (Transition Humboldt) or call Larry…
 

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