DUHC's Announcements – April 2011 Archive (8)

Democracy in Action Archive - Carl Gibson from US Uncut - April 2011

Guest Carl Gibson is the founder of US Uncut, the grassroots, de-centralized movement organized to draw attention to the outrage of powerful US corporations that don't pay taxes.

Inspired by the successful spontaneous uprising in Britain dubbed UK Uncut, Americans have organized hundreds of actions against Corporate America in 2011 to draw attention to the reason that our government budgets are starved: large…

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Added by DUHC on April 21, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments

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

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