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Green Fire/DUHC CSA Spots Still Available!

We are pleased to partner with Grady Walker, the farmer at Green Fire Farm, for the third year in a row.



Eureka pick up spot: 1402 M Street (the Duck House)

Arcata pick up spot: 3424 ½ Ribeiro Lane (near Mad River Hospital and Potawot Community Food Garden)



Green Fire Farm is a certified organic farm located along the… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 25, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - May 2010

May 17, 2010 - Hosted by David Cobb

Guests Robin and Laird Monahan discuss their walk across the United States to raise awareness about "Corporate Personhood" and the Move to Amend… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 21, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

DUHC Positions on June 8, 2010 Ballot Initiatives

If a proposition or measure not mentioned it means that we did not take a position. Democracy Unlimited does not endorse candidates. For additional information about measures or candidates see: Smart Voter - maintained by the League of Women Voters.





Proposition 13 – Tax Exemption for Seismic Upgrades – NO POSITION



This measure will make earthquake safety upgrades to unreinforced masonry buildings… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 18, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

June Volunteer Opportunities

★ Tabling at Mateel Community Center Summer Arts and Music Festival!

We will be tabling and spreading the word about Democracy Unlimited and our coalition work with Movetoamend. The festival will take place Saturday June 5th 9:30am-11pm and Sunday June 6th 9:30am-9:30pm. Please email Meghan at meghan@duhc.org if you are interested in volunteering!



★ HumIBA Celebrates Independents Week!!

Join us in… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Fall Internship Application Deadline is June 1!

Want to work with Democracy Unlimited this fall as an intern? Our program is tried and true - our interns gain valuable hands-on experience, build their community organizing skills and have a blast!

Deadline for fall applications is June 1, 2010.

Click here to download an application or to get more information.

Added by DUHC on May 15, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Berkeley Passes Resolution Calling for Constitutional Amendment Against Corporate Personhood

Berkeley, Ca, April 27, 2010 -- On Tuesday evening Berkeley’s mayor and City Council voted by unanimous consent to call for amending the U.S. and California constitutions to declare that corporations are not entitled to the rights of persons and that corporate money is not free speech and to request that other communities take a similar stand. The Peace and Justice Commission prepared this Democracy Resolution in anticipation that corporate spending in elections will increase due to the U.S.… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 4, 2010 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Chicago’s $1.3 Million Experiment in Democracy

For the first time in the U.S., the city’s 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent



by Josh Lerner, Megan Wade Antieau



All 49th Ward residents age 16 and over, regardless of voter registration or citizenship status, were invited to vote on the 36 budget proposals developed by the community.



On Chicago's far north side, citizens are taking democracy into their own hands. Through the first "participatory budgeting" experiment… Continue

Added by DUHC on May 4, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

May 5: Community Action Meeting in Santa Fe, NM

On Wednesday, May 5 Earth Care International, the Santa Fe Alliance, and New Energy Economy will co-host a community forum with guest speaker and organizer Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap of Democracy Unlimited, Coalition Partner in the Campaign to Legalize Democracy.



The event will be at the Unitarian Church, 107 West Barcelona Road, from… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 27, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Democracy in Action on Resistance to PG&E's Prop 16

Tune in to "Democracy in Action" on KMUD radio on Monday, April 19 at 7pm when David Cobb will host a discussion about resistance to Proposition 16 and PG&E's efforts to use the initiative process to make it more difficult for local municipalities to have publicly controlled utilities.



PG&E is pouring millions of dollars into this initiative. Proposition 16, on the June 8 ballot, would force any local governments that want to establish electrical service to win the approval… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 19, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Third Annual North Coast Environmental Law Conference

Friends, colleagues, and all good people interested in the future of our environment:



Attached please find the official State Bar of California's brochure for the Third Annual North Coast "Your Voice" Environmental Law Conference, set for April 30, 2010 in Eureka. Everyone is invited and urged to attend this sophisticated and very timely conference.



As always, this conference is designed for the interested public, and is tailored to fit the uniqueness of our North Coast… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 19, 2010 at 11:14am — No Comments

Action Alert: Save HSU's Nursing Department

Call to Action from DUHC Member Shaun Case...



For those of you not aware, Humboldt State's Nursing department (of which I am a student) was voted to be eliminated by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, April 6. You can get up to speed with the news story from this 2 minute TV spot, aired by KIEM-TV channel 3:



News: http://kiem-tv.com/node/537



I am asking that you join me in taking action.



1. Below is a letter addressed to Provost Bob… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 19, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

April Volunteer Opportunities

No Law Degree Needed to Overrule the Court

On February 20th, over 85 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 campaign issue in local elections,… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 7, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

HumIBA Newsletter March 19, 2010

In this newsletter:



* Wednesday, March 24 - You're Invited to the First 2010 Mixer

* Thursday, April 1 - Local Options 2010/2011 Directory Deadline

* Saturday, April 3 - Plan It Green

* Check It Out! Join Our Facebook Page

* Report from Northern CA Regional Gathering of IBAs



Click here to read the complete newsletter.



For more information about the Humboldt County Independent Business… Continue

Added by HumIBA on March 20, 2010 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Get Ready for the 2010 US Social Forum This Summer

At the upcoming US Social Forum (USSF) Democracy Unlimited will join an expected 15,000 people, including grassroots community organizers, activists, and social service nonprofits in Detroit, MI on June 22-26.



The goal of the gathering, which is a follow-up to a 2007 USSF in Atlanta, is to build unity around common goals of social justice, strengthen ties between organizations, and help build a broader social justice movement. It is not a conference but it is an open space for… Continue

Added by DUHC on March 12, 2010 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Grain CSAs: Local Flours and Grains

Windborne Farm and Shakefork Community Farm are both signing up new members for the 2010-11 season.



Windborne Farm, located in the Scott River Valley of far northern California, is a sustainable farming operation owned and run by Jennifer Greene with help from her family. The farm produces grains, vegetables, and animals, but only grains are distributed to the CSA in Humboldt County. Jennifer grows a number of different grains, and most are distributed as ground flours and…

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Added by DUHC on March 12, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Summer Internship Deadline is March 1!

Want to work with Democracy Unlimited this summer as an intern? Our program is tried and true - our interns gain valuable hands-on experience, build their community organizing skills and have a blast!

Deadline for summer applications is March 1, 2010.

Click here to download an application or to get more information.

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

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