DUHC's Announcements (92)

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

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

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

Democracy in Action Archive - January 2011

January 17, 2011 - Guest Hosted by Dennis Huber

David Cobb joins Dennis from Washington DC where he was to represent Move to Amend at the national rally and conference of Movement for People to protest the anniversary of the Citizens United…

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

Democracy in Action Archive - January 2010

January 18, 2010 - Hosted by David Cobb

Nancy Abbey and Marybeth Gardham of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom discuss the Move to Amend campaign to abolish the legal doctrine of "Corporate…

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

Democracy in Action Archive - December 2009

December 21, 2009 - Hosted by David Cobb

Leah Bolger, retired U.S. Navy Commander and leader with Veterans for Peace, speaks about the US anti-war… Continue

Added by DUHC on December 21, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - November 2009

November 16, 2009 - Hosted by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap

Representatives of "We the People" in Cheltenham, PA discuss taking direct action against corporate power through municipal civil disobedience and "home rule"… Continue

Added by DUHC on November 18, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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