February 2010 Announcements (8)

Summer Internship Deadline is March 1!

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Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 28, 2010 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Feb 20 Community Meeting: Overrule the Court

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 28, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Citizens United v. FEC: Supreme Court Sides with Large Corporations

Ruling Opens Floodgates to Corporate Spending and Strikes Another Nail in the Democracy Coffin



URGENT CALL TO ACTION FROM HOWARD ZINN, THOM HARTMANN, MEDEA BENJAMIN, FRAN & DAVID KORTEN, BILL MCKIBBEN, BILL FLETCHER, JIM HIGHTOWER, TOM HAYDEN, REV. YEARWOOD, & MORE . . .



Yet again the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the ruling elite against the interests of the American… Continue

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 28, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

March 2010 Volunteer Opportunities

No Law Degree Needed to Overrule the Court

On February 20th, over 100 community members gathered to organize our county in response to the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling. Over a half dozen Working Groups were formed to set in motion concrete actions to forward the national movement to abolish Corporate Personhood. Please join one or more of these Working Groups in order to pass local resolutions and ordinances, to make Corporate Personhood a… Continue

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 27, 2010 at 10:29am — No Comments

Stephen Colbert on Corporate Personhood!

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 27, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments

CAFF Food Security Forum

Confirmed panelists include John LaBoyteaux, Susan Ornelas, Linda Nellist, Anne Holcomb, Ann Anderson & Melanie Patrick to share issues of importance in our Humboldt County Food System and celebrate "Made in Humboldt."



Community discussion and action plans to follow panel discussion. D St. Arcata Center, February 27th from 1:30-5:30pm.



Event co-sponsored by CAFF and North Coast Co-op to support community education and local food programs.



The… Continue

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 27, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

Update from Kaitlin re: Water District Planning Process

Hi everyone,



As you may know, I serve as President for the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District and we are currently in the midst of an important public process called Water Resource Planning. We achieved an important mile stone in the Water Resource Planning process late last year when the District's Board of Directors agreed on the Framework for Evaluating Water Resource Planning Options. This Framework was the result of input from over 200 citizens at a Citizen's Study Group and… Continue

Added by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap on February 22, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - February 2010

February 15, 2010 - Guest Hosted by Jon Zaglin and Meghan Murphy

A discussion of food security in Humboldt County, with guests Lierre Keith, activist and author of The Vegetarian Myth and Erin Derden-Little, education coordinator at Redwood Roots… Continue

Added by DUHC on February 21, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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