DUHC's Announcements (92)

Recording of Marianne Williamson on Democracy and Spirituality for Democracy Unlimited

We were honored to host Marianne Williamson at a jam-packed church in Eureka in October 2010. Click the link below to listen to her talk.

 

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Added by DUHC on February 9, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Vets For Peace Announces 2nd Annual Redwood Coast Peace Poetry Contest

Cash Prizes and Publication Offered for Original Poems by High School Students

 

January 30, 2011 – Humboldt, CA – Humboldt Bay Chapter 56 of Veterans For Peace, the Humboldt Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, and the Unitarian Universalists’ Social Action Committee, announces the 2nd Annual Redwood Coast Peace Poetry Contest for all high school students of Humboldt County.

 

Authors of poems meeting the contest guidelines will be honored…

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Added by DUHC on February 2, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

2/5-2/7 - DUHC Teaches Course at the First Teach-In of the Free University of San Francisco

The Historic First Teach-in of THE FREE UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO

All courses listed below take place at Viracocha, 998 Valencia Street at 21st, the Mission District, San Francisco



SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011…

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Added by DUHC on February 2, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

2/3 - Thermal Curtain Making Workshop at CCAT

Thursday February 3rd, 5:30-7:30 PM

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) on HSU Campus

Learn how to make your own energy-efficient thermal curtains for your home. Lower your bills and regulate your home’s temperature. Warm in the winter, cool in the summer. It just makes sense.

 

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Added by DUHC on January 31, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

2/15 Film Showing in Arcata - END: CIV - Exposing the Ecological and Social Disaster of Industrial Civilization

Our planet is in crisis. Every ecosystem is collapsing. Another 120 species will go extinct today. And the carbon level keeps rising. For years, writer Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, "Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?" No one ever says yes.



In END: CIV, filmmaker Franklin Lopez explores Jensen’s work, exposing the accelerating ecological and social disaster… Continue

Added by DUHC on January 30, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Vermont Is Gearing Up to Strike a Major Blow to Corporate Personhood, Ban It Statewide

By Christopher Ketcham, AlterNet, January 22, 2011
On the anniversary of the Citizens United decision, Vermont politicians are moving to deny corporations the rights that humans enjoy.…
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Added by DUHC on January 22, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Eric Rofes Speakers Series: Combating Bullying, Creating Community

Schools nationwide are hostile environments for a distressing number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) students. Studies show that almost all GLBT students hear homophobic remarks and are the targets of verbal and physical abuse at school due to their sexual orientation. As a result, GLBT youth show much higher rates of drop-out, drug abuse, homelessness, depression and suicide.

 

The Eric Rofes Speaker Series will bring national experts in the field of school…

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Added by DUHC on January 21, 2011 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Call for 2011 Skillshare Workshop Presenters!

We need workshop leaders for skillshare workshops in 2011! Click here and fill out the application form to teach a 2011 Skillshare Workshop.



Skillshare workshops are held January-October on the fourth Sunday (new dates in 2011!) during our monthly pancake breakfasts. Pancakes are from 10am-noon. Skillshare workshops are from 11am-12:30pm.…

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Added by DUHC on January 19, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

An Open Letter to the Businesses Who Participated in the Humboldt Exchange Community Currency: We're Closing Down the Project

January 28, 2011

 

Dear Friends,



Greetings!



I am writing to tell you that Democracy Unlimited has decided to end the Humboldt Exchange Community Currency project.



In August 2009 we wrote to the larger community (http://humboldtexchange.org/past_autumn2009.htm) through the Humboldt Exchange Directory and the Democracy Unlimited newsletter to let you know that…

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Added by DUHC on January 18, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

1/22 - Redwood Curtain CopWatch Offers Know Your Rights Training

 

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TRAINING: How To Handle Encounters With Cops



Saturday, January 22, 2011

1:30pm - 5:30pm



FREE * ALL AGES * SNACKS PROVIDED



Training will be at PARC [Peoples' Action for Rights & Community]

In the Q Street Alley, between 3rd and 2nd Streets, Eureka

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Added by DUHC on January 11, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - December 2010

December 20, 2010 - Hosted by David Cobb

Guest George Friday of the Independent Progressive Politics Network and United for Peace and Justice discusses the current state of the progressive movement in the United States and what to do about the disappointing presidency of Barak… Continue

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

12/15 - US Navy Northwest Training Range Complex Public Meeting in Eureka

Thanks to the efforts concerned members of the public, the US Navy will be holding a meeting in Eureka to hear concerns about the proposed expansion of activities in its Northwest Training Range Complex (NWTRC).



The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 15th from 5 to 7 pm at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka.



The NWTRC has been in use since World War II. It covers an area of 122,440 square nautical miles… Continue

Added by DUHC on December 8, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - November 2010

November 15, 2010 - Hosted by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap

Guests Ryan Emenaker, Naomi Boyden and Hayden Newman, of the College of the Redwoods to discusses their community organizing class and an upcoming screening of Freedom Riders, a new documentary film about the Freedom Rides of the Civil Rights… Continue

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

Pittsburgh Bans Natural Gas Drilling (and Corporate Personhood)

Adopts First-in-the-nation Ordinance – Elevates the Right of the Community to Decide, Not Corporations





Photo by Vaughn Wallace / Senior Staff Photographer, The Pitt News. Protesters rallied against Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling in downtown Pittsburgh, PA on November 3, 2010.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 16, 2010



PITTSBURGH: Today, the Pittsburgh City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance banning… Continue

Added by DUHC on November 16, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments

NOT ON OUR PACIFIC COAST! Say No to Navy Warfare Testing!

On November 9, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) gave the US Navy permission to “take” more than 600,000 marine mammals over the next five years in the expanded Northwest Training Range Complex.



The Navy Training Range is on the agendas for this week's meetings of Eureka and Arcata City Councils. Please come if you can. If not, please send emails to your Council representatives. Tell them we need them to speak out for the… Continue

Added by DUHC on November 16, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Democracy in Action Archive - October 2010



October 18, 2010 - Hosted by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap

Guest Laird Monahan, of the Move to Amend campaign, discusses his walk across the United States with his brother Robin to raise awareness about Corporate Personhood and the campaign to amend the US…

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

DUHC Positions on November 2, 2010 Ballot Initiatives

If a proposition or measure is 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 19 – Legalizes Marijuana Under California But Not Federal Law. Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production,…

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Added by DUHC on October 21, 2010 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Democracy Unlimited Releases Candidate Survey Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2010

Contact: Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, (707) 362-0626, kaitlin@duhc.org



DEMOCRACY UNLIMITED RELEASES CANDIDATE SURVEY RESULTS



Majority of Local Candidates for Office Support Instant Runoff Voting, Publicly Funded Elections and Challenging the Doctrine of Corporate Personhood




EUREKA – Democracy Unlimited, a local community organization dedicated to local grassroots… Continue

Added by DUHC on October 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

10/11 - Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons Lecture at HSU

The Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC), Humboldt Chapter, is bringing Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons to HSU on Columbus Day/Indigenous People's Day!



Monday, October 11th - 5:00-8:00pm at the Native Forum (in the BSS building)



Lyons is a founding member of the Indigenous Peoples Conference for the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and has been a tireless… Continue

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

10/7 - State Budget Crisis Community Forum

A Frank Discussion about Healthcare, Budget Cuts, Prop 13, and the Future of Our State ~ Organized by Humboldt Health Care for All Californians



Thursday, October 7th at 7:00pm (doors at 6:30pm)

Eureka Women's Club (1531 J Street, Eureka)



This event is free, but there is a suggested donation of one non-nonperishable food for the… Continue

Added by DUHC on October 4, 2010 at 12:26am — No Comments

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