DUHC's Announcements (92)

May I Ask You Who Your Heroes Are? Op-Ed by Maureen Kane.





(Thanks to Maureen for writing this lovely op-ed, and our interns and volunteers who organized our tax day action on 4/15. Great job everyone!)

 

My heroes tend to be those persons who have been willing to speak truth to the ruling elite. Many of whom have been imprisoned and/or assassinated for doing so. Such as:…

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Added by DUHC on April 21, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

4/22 Wake Up For Freedom, Stay For Liberation

Join the DUHC Club at HSU as they propose a historic resolution to the Board of Associate Students.

Let's show them some solidarity they can't say no too. Let's tell them that corporations are NOT people and they do NOT deserve the same rights and privileges as people.

People have hearts, minds, morals, life-spans and a conscience. Corporations live for the sole purpose of maximizing profits.

Come show the AS council you support a resolution to revoke corporate…

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Added by DUHC on April 20, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

4/20 - Community Garden Campaign Meeting

The second meeting for the Community Garden Campaign will be this Wednesday, April 20, from 5:30 to 7pm at 1424 D Street in Eureka. We will be discussing our next steps as a campaign, and would love to have your input!  Below is a

description of the campaign thus far...



The garden campaign is an evolving, growing and non-static effort that seeks to bring together the many varied and diverse community garden spaces together to build solidarity among them and to find solutions to… Continue

Added by DUHC on April 19, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Spots Still Available for 2011 Green Fire/DUHC CSA

We're filling up quickly, sign up soon!…

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Added by DUHC on April 14, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tell your Congressperson to stop extending the PATRIOT Act and to pass the JUSTICE Act in May

A message from our friends at the Bill of Rights Defense Committee:



Dear Friends,



It’s been too long since those of us who care about civil rights and civil liberties saw Congress take seriously its oath to defend the Constitution.  But we have a chance this month.  The PATRIOT Act, which was recently extended through May, will be up for debate again before the end of May. I’m writing now to encourage you to…

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Added by DUHC on April 11, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

4/13 - Rally in Response to HSU Budget Cut Proposal

The California State University system is facing a billion dollar budget cut.

500 million is already slated to be cut with an additional 500 million on the table.

Protest these cuts on Wednesday, April 13th at noon in front of the HSU library!

 

From the CSU budget website:

Facing an estimated $28 billion budget deficit, Governor Jerry Brown today…

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Added by DUHC on April 6, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments

4/4/11 - WE ARE ONE: Labor Solidarity Rally and Community Event

On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed while defending public sanitation workers in Memphis who were fighting for their dignity and the right to collective bargaining. Today, workers across the…

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Added by DUHC on April 1, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

4/2 - Plan It Green: Building Green Communities Conference & Trade Show

Humboldt Plan It Green Building Green Communities & Trade Show

Saturday, April 2 from 8:00am to 7:30pm

Arcata Community Center (321 Community Park Way, Arcata)



Humboldt Plan It Green’s annual conference series is called Building Green Communities. It is always free and open to the public.



The conference features an Expo/Tradeshow, a series of…

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Added by DUHC on March 24, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Minnesota Considers Bill to Amend State Constitution to Abolish Corporate Personhood

By: Andy Birkey, Minnesota Independent


Following last year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens… Continue

Added by DUHC on March 24, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

3/26 - Communities in Motion Event

COMMUNITIES IN MOTION: A Grassroots Exchange for Change

Saturday, March 26th from 9am to 5pm…

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Added by DUHC on March 24, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - March 2011

March 21, 2011 - Hosted by Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap

Guest Nick Jiles is a union organizer with the California United Homecare Workers. He contextualizes the recent attacks on working people orchestrated by Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and across the…

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Added by DUHC on March 23, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

3/19 - Emergency Community Mtg to Respond to Corporate Attack on Democracy & Workers' Rights!

**Please forward widely!**



Saturday, March 19 from 2:00-6:00pm at the Labor Temple (840 E Street, Eureka)




Protests and rallies are being held across the country in response to recent corporate-sponsored attacks on democracy and working people in Madison, WI and across the nation. Austerity measures and anti-worker legislation is currently being…

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Added by DUHC on March 10, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tim DeChristopher found guilty, shows power of nonviolent civil disobedience

Grist Magazine

March 4, 2011



Climate activist Tim DeChristopher, who was put on trial in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week for his interference with an oil and gas auction held at the end of the Bush administration, on Thursday was found guilty by a jury. He faces a sentence of up to 10 years, to be determined by a…

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Added by DUHC on March 4, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

3/4 - Democracy Unlimited HSU Club Next Meeting

Friday, March 4th at 3:00pm

At Campus Center for Appropriate Technology Bldg (CCAT)

(South of the Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) Building)



MEETING AGENDA

1. Intros and announcements

*We need to decide on a regular meeting time asap, check your schedule!

 

2. Club Constitution

 

3. Move to Amend updates

*We'll need to get bodies out to the AS meeting on the resolution day and make…

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Added by DUHC on March 3, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments

3/3 - Kaitlin Hosts Thurs Night Talk on KHSU This Week

Thursdays, from 7:00-8:00pm (Pacific Time) on KHSU Radio

Kaitlin's guests this week will be Kaja Rebane a union member and community organizer from Madison, WI. Kaja will give listeners an update about what's been happening in Madison over the last week, and where the…

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Added by DUHC on March 3, 2011 at 9:29am — No Comments

Vermont Commons Interviews David Cobb on Move to Amend

VERMONT VOX POPULI: Human Rights for Human Beings, Not Corporations - An Interview with Move To Amend’s David Cobb



By Rob Williams, Vermont Commons



In January, David Cobb of MoveToAmend.org toured Vermont to educate community… Continue

Added by DUHC on March 2, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Democracy in Action Archive - February 2011

February 22, 2011 - Hosted by David Cobb

Guest Sarah Manski of the Liberty Tree Foundation and Wisconsin Wave speaks from the Madison Capital occupied by tens of thousands of people responding to the corporate takeover of their state government and the aggressive policies of Governor Walker to dismantle the rights of working people in…

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Added by DUHC on February 25, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

2/26 - Sustainable Ag Expo

Re-posted from Redwood Times…


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Added by DUHC on February 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Summer Internship Deadline is March 7!

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 7, 2011.

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

Added by DUHC on February 20, 2011 at 8:51am — No Comments

DUHC Job Announcement: Admin Assistant

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT



Administrative Assistant

12-15 hours per week, $10 per hour, some evenings & weekends



Are you passionate about working for social justice? Join our team!



Democracy Unlimited is currently seeking an extremely well-organized and detail-oriented individual to support all of our administrative functions.



Application deadline:… Continue

Added by DUHC on February 9, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments

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