DUHC's Announcements – May 2010 Archive (7)

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

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