Friday, November 8, 2019

Fri: A Show! // Next Fri: A Benefit Show // Sat: Really Really Free Market // & More!!!


-Friday, November 8th, 7:30pm:  Cactus Bloom Collective presents...

*Bethlehem Steel (On Tour) Brooklyn NY grungy nightmare pop https://bethlehemsteel.bandcamp.com/ 
**Neutral Shirt (On Tour) San Diego sweetheart bedroom pop https://neutralshirt.bandcamp.com/ 
***Practicing Sincerity - local soft punx with guitar solos https://practicingsincerity.bandcamp.com 
****BB Sinclair - local gay dream pop bbs https://soundcloud.com/bbsinclair 


7$ (notaflof) // 7:30pm // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // No Alcohol No Drugs // https://facebook.com/events/250039745912522/?ti=icl

-Friday, November 15th, 7pm:  Cactus Bloom presents: Benefit Show for a New Coffee Maker

*Grad Nite (Watsonville) Your favorite post pop punk new emo revival band from Watsonville. Cause we think we're the only one.  https://gradnite.bandcamp.com
**Jeez, Mom! Dylan Mattioda's full band experience!
***Cat Powerless (Santa Cruz) just you wait and see

SubRosa's coffee maker is broken and we're having a really RAD SHOW to raise funds for a new one!

Doors at 7pm // All-Ages // $7-$10 donation (but you can give more because we need that caffeine, but also notaflof as always) // https://www.facebook.com/events/550121512225347/

-Saturday, November 16th, 12 - 3pm: Really Really Free Market! (Every 3rd Saturday! - fall schedule)

Really Really Free Market! No money. No trades. Everything is free.  Now every third Saturday! We all have something to share with each other... and to receive with gratitude is also a gift.  This gathering is not about the "stuff" we give and take, but more about how we can care for each other.


This market is based on a gift-economy... capitalism NO! But come to the really really free market to give away your old stuff and/or get new-to-you stuff. Bring food to share.  Bring your special items that you don't use but can't throw away (ex. clothes, toys, art supplies, instruments, books and zines...your free box).  Bring your special talents to offer people (ex. haircuts, message, reiki...).  Come and take what you can use and say thanks!  We will have folks to check in with as you arrive.  First come first served, space may be limited. Don't be late and be sure to check in with the organizers when you get there. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.


And Saturday November 16th, 11am - 5pm at the RCNV -- 
The Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019
SubRosa, the Fábrica and other Hub folk will also be tabling.  


From the event post: "What is the Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019?  #SCZF2019 is a gathering of local zinesters sharing their work and reflecting on the role of zines in the world today. We want to celebrate and highlight the way that zines can be used as powerful tools to fuel political struggles, liberation, and resistance to oppression on both the grand political scale and in personal experiences. We will exalt especially the work of marginalized voices, including but not limited to BIPOC, Queer/ Trans/ Genderqueer/ LGTB+, and disabled artists."



AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings


***Monday November 11th, 11am - 6pm: Join us at the Black Mesa Weavers Rug & Craft Sale at the MAH for this rare opportunity to purchase rugs directly from visiting Diné (Navajo) artisans from Big Mountain/Black Mesa, Arizona. These artisans practice an ancient weaving tradition intricately tied to their sacred lands and way of life. 

11:00am - 6:00pm Rug & Craft Sale // 3:00 - 3:45pm Speakers // 
Free admission // Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St, Santa Cruz

Diné families at Big Mountain have been resisting forced relocation policies on their ancestral homelands since the mid-1970s. The purchase of weavings supports the independent livelihoods of families whose homeland has been devastated by coal strip mining.

Hand made jewelry by Diné and Amah Mutsun artisans will also be offered for sale.

Speakers:

* Glenna Begay (Táchii'nii clan, born for Tł'ízí Łání, Sovereign Diné Nation)
* Eleanor Castro (Awaswas/Mutsun Ohlone, Amah Mutsun Tribal Band)

For more information:  Black Mesa support: http://supportblackmesa.org/  //  Amah Mutsun Land Trust: http://amahmutsunlandtrust.org/  //  Amah Mutsun campaign to Protect Juristac: http://protectjuristac.org/


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SubRosa is part of a community center called The Hub --- 
Check out The Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info re: other Hub projects! 

and more from some of our neighbors at The Hub...

-The Bike Church ---. http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org  // https://www.facebook.com/The-Bike-Church-190199353899/  // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/  

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA, which is the ancestral homeland of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thurs: Splash Zone! Queer dance party! // Fri: First Friday - Verdant Miasmah AND at the Fábrica - Hermalinda Vasquez, Embroidery of Oaxaca // Sat: Feminist Talks and Film Series: Argentina's Feminist Convergence


-Thursday, October 31st, 9pm:  Splash Zone! - queer dance party!

Woo woo, just around the corner! Cum get your hallo-freak on with us. October 31st -- with DJs Hawtnugs & Chonies -- $7-$10 notaflof 

-Friday, November 1st, 6pm:  First Friday - Local printmaking collective, Verdant Miasmah AND at the Fábrica -  Hermalinda Vasquez, Embroidery of Oaxaca. (Note:  the Night Market is not happening this month and will return in December)

First Friday SubRosa presents Local printmaking collective, Verdant Miasmah

"Birthed from the concrete chasms of Los Angeles, K!D 🐐, xRATBONESx 🐀, and DRUTRØN are three mega nerds who live in Santa Cruz.  We make art, we hate nazis, and we think nature is fucking rad."

Verdant Miasmah will be showcasing recent prints, many of which were made for the Climate Strike! and in support of migrants, militants and anti-fascists everywhere.

Come by and see their designs, and pick up a patch for yourself! "Everything is free or via donation because capitalism is destroying the world and we refuse to conform to it wherever possible."  https://www.facebook.com/events/450422628936656/

And through the open door at SubRosa, into the Fábrica, check out the art show they are featuring.  "Hermalinda Vasquez is a Santa Cruz embroidery artist originally from Oaxaca state in southern Mexico. Hermalinda learned her craft as a child from her mother and grandmother, and continues to carry on their artistic legacy. Embroidering traditional floral motifs in silk and cotton threads, Hermalinda creates vibrant, wearable textiles which will be available to view and purchase at this special event." https://www.facebook.com/events/2150223855273792/

-Saturday, November 2nd, 6pm:  Feminist Talks and Film Series: Argentina's Feminist Convergence

Lorena Mans and Bianca Misse on Argentina's Feminist Convergence and Women's Strike.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2412834625502026/

6:00 - 6:30 - Gather and mingle
6:30 - 8:30 - Presentations and discussion


AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings

***And Saturday November 16th, 11am - 5pm -- The Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019 is happening at the RCNV... SubRosa and other Hub folk will also be tabling.  More info at https://www.facebook.com/sczinefest/ ***

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SubRosa is part of a community center called The Hub --- 
Check out The Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info re: other Hub projects! 

and more from some of our neighbors at The Hub...

-The Bike Church ---. http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org  // https://www.facebook.com/The-Bike-Church-190199353899/  // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/  

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA, which is the ancestral homeland of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.


Friday, October 18, 2019

This weekend at SubRosa! Sat: Español/Ingles Conversation Group & Really Really Free Market // Sun: A Show!!! // & More!



-Saturday, October 19th, 2 events!!!


     10am:  Español/Ingles Conversation Group

SubRosa is hosting a Spanish/English conversation group starting August 17th! This group is open to anyone interested in practicing their Spanish or English conversation skills. The intention is to create a safe and comfortable environment where members of our community can teach and learn from each other. All levels of fluency are welcome. The group is free!  The group will be on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

Comenzando el 17 de agosto, acompáñanos en SubRosa para conversaciones bilingüe en español y ingles. El grupo es para personas interesadas en practicar su español o inglés en un espacio cómodo, amistoso y respetuoso. La meta del reunión es que participantes enseñen y aprendan uno del otro. Todos niveles son bienvenidos para contribuir. ¡Y es gratis!  El grupo será cada primer y tercer sábado del mes. https://www.facebook.com/events/495673007893131/ 

     Noon - 3pm:  Really Really Free Market (new schedule - now every 3rd Saturday of the month!)

Really Really Free Market! No money. No trades. Everything is free. This market is based on a gift-economy... capitalism NO! But come to the really really free market to give away your old stuff and/or get new-to-you stuff. Bring food to share.  Bring your special items that you don't use but can't throw away (ex. clothes, toys, art supplies, instruments, books and zines...your free box).  Bring your special talents to offer people (ex. haircuts, message, reiki...).  Come and take what you can use and say thanks!  We will have folks to check in with as you arrive.  First come first served, space may be limited. Don't be late and be sure to check in with the organizers when you get there. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market. https://www.facebook.com/events/514453219337989/

-Sunday, October 20th, 7:30pm:  Practicing Sincerity + BB Sinclair Tour Homecoming!

Cactus Bloom Collective presents

Practicing Sincerity and BB Sinclair are returning from their joint Pacific Northwest tour to rock yr cute lil' socks off! both bands are playing with their touring lineup and this will be your ONLY chance to catch it in Santa Cruz!

*Practicing Sincerity - soft punx with feelings and guitar solos https://practicingsincerity.bandcamp.com/ 
**BB Sinclair - dreamy largely McDonald's themed soft rock https://soundcloud.com/bbsinclair 
***Generation Hopeless - good ol' pop-punk shredders
https://generationhopeless.bandcamp.com/
****Chaotic Futch - acoustic songs about healing and queerness https://chaoticfutch.bandcamp.com/releases 

7$ // 7:30pm // All Ages // Safe Space(r) // No Alcohol No Drugs


AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings

***And Saturday November 16th, 11am - 5pm -- The Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019 is happening at the RCNV... SubRosa and other Hub folk will also be tabling.  More info at https://www.facebook.com/sczinefest/ ***

************
SubRosa is part of a community center called The Hub --- 

Check out The Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info re: other Hub projects! 



and more from some of our neighbors at The Hub...

-The Bike Church ---. http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org  // https://www.facebook.com/The-Bike-Church-190199353899/  // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/  

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the ancestral homeland of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Border Resistance Benefit Show tonight! 10/10, 7:30, for Hecate Society - Join us for a night of queer folk and big feelings! // & more!!!


This evening, Thursday October 10th, 7:30pm, Border Resistance Benefit Show for Hecate Society— Join us for a night of queer folk and big feelings!


Featuring:


~Laurence White~
Laurence is a non binary singer songwriter born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Laurence lives in Santa Cruz, California where they practice poetry, awe, and healing work.


~Chaotic Futch~
They're back, baby. And it's their birthday. https://chaoticfutch.bandcamp.com/ 


~Sophie Lev (of Superbloom)~
Sophie Lev makes music from just below the surface. They write songs that tell stories of reconciling with grief, change, and revering in the emergence of new life and self in the wake of loss. Their recent project, superbloom (with emma haas and ethan pezzolo) is about a place, a period of time, a way of thinking. It's about the incubation, the cycles from which new life can be born, the temporariness of all things and the beauty of finding oneself paralleled with a season.


~Kite Hands Glowing~
Kite Hands Glowing is the musical project of Nadia Lucia's melodies on the piano, on a guitar and through singing. Nadia practices energetic herbalism and teaches kindergarten and music is her way of weaving her dreams for the land and the water through melody and performance. She is a storyteller and advocate for rematriating indigenous life practices. Nadia feels she is grateful to share herself through music for audiences, and finds that her performance is ever-evolving. https://kitehandsglowing.bandcamp.com/ 


All proceeds will benefit Hecate Society! 

From Hecate Society:  "Hecate Society is a QTPOC* centric, femme* & youth-led, art and media collective that aims to elevate the stories of immigrants and refugees traveling to the so-called United States while simultaneously engaging in mutual aid, community organizing and coalition building inside of refugee communities. Our intention is to support refugee-run autonomous spaces in border towns and communities with high concentrations of refugees and migrants by providing support around housing, food, media, and legal aid. We emphasize working with political refugees and refugee activists who are actively engaging in direct action against the government and organizing in their communities, whether it's in detention, in Tijuana, in the US or back in their homelands. We support LGBTQ+ and vulnerable populations within the refugee community throughout their entire transition, pre, during and post detention processes in hopes that individuals can escape deathly situations and build powerful new movements within refugee communities that will fight against the US-funded pillars of injustice that are creating unlivable situations for millions of people. 


We aim to create a revolutionary paradigm for building collective power and healing trauma by using art and media. We hope to use Hecate Society as a platform that can bring decentralized support to refugees, particularly LGBTQ+ femme and youth voices to produce their own narratives and bring their own voices and stories to the forefront. We hope to acknowledge and raise awareness around how the exodus is directly intertwined with indigenous sovereignty and climate change. We believe that media and art can be used not only to reframe problematic narratives and build alternative ones, but also, as a form of therapy, to heal identity and community based trauma. The content we produce is created through a mutual exchange of ideas, using casual interviews that also serve as therapeutic and healing moments that can help us and the interviewees process traumatic experiences and beautiful experiences alike. When we build our content, we are building deeper friendships. We aim to capture the totality of people's humanity, suffering and most importantly, their resistance.


Our biggest team is on the ground in Tijuana but we also have members of the collective currently working out of Chicago, Minneapolis, Oakland and Italy.


*QTPOC: Queer, Trans, People of Color
*Femme: We use the word femme as an inclusive term that includes all trans, cis and non-binary people whom identify as femme"


7$ (notaflof) // 7:30pm // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // No Alcohol No Drugs // 


AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings

And another reminder about the Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019 and EVERYONE is welcome! Saturday, November 16th at the RCNV. Doors open at 10 am and close at 5 pm. A more detailed schedule with the information of workshops and presentatios will be released forther on. This year, we'll gather at the Resource Center for Nonviolence for an entire day of ZINES tabling and showcasing, workshops (including one for kids!), presentations, yummy food, music, and an atmosphere of respect, collective work and solidarity. This event will seek to evoke a trend of DIY, all ages, accessible event to promote a more safer and accountable community. 

This year, our goal is to highlight the ways that zines have influenced and fueled political struggles and resistance to oppression. Part of the way we wish to accomplish this is by prioritizing marginalized voices, including but not limited to BIPOC, Queer/Trans/Genderqueer/LGBTQ+, and disabled writers and artists. The focus will be on showcasing zines that explore the themes of resistance, political struggle, liberation, and oppression on the grand political scale, in local communities, and in personal lived experiences. 

This event is FREE. Donations at the door will be very much appreciated. People of all ages are encouraged to come. There will be accessibility accommodations, but please let us know if there's anything in particular that we can do to ensure you the best experience. Questions or comments, please contact us at sczf@googlegroups.com. SPREAD THE WORD, INVITE YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY! SubRosa and other Hub folk will be tabling there too! https://www.facebook.com/events/700326420467709/ 

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SubRosa is part of a community center called the Hub --- 

Check out the Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info regarding other Hub projects! 


and more from some of our neighbors at the Hub...

-The Bike Church ---. http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org  // https://www.facebook.com/The-Bike-Church-190199353899/  // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/  





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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is unceded land of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Fri: Art Show & Night Market // Sat: Español/Ingles Conversation Group & Rojava at the Revolutionary Feminist Series & A Show! // & More!!!


-Friday, October 4th, 6pm:  First Friday Art Opening: Stef Wolf "We Came Real Far" AND The Night Market! at the Hub! 

About art show: Stef Wolf is a local embroidery artist, and Fábrica co-founder, interested in the mindful use of stitching to foster intramural and interpersonal healing. The large format embroidered maps in this exhibition are the record of an interactive art project documenting historical and contemporary migration routes of individuals and peoples. The routes described by these works were offered by visitors to the MAH in fall of 2016. "We Came Real Far" offers glimpses into the concrete motions of migration as well as the intergenerational traumas and interconnected sacred healing intimately intertwined. Co-hosted with our neighbors at the Fábrica, in collaboration with YARR Santa Cruz.  https://www.facebook.com/events/739578279804482/

Join us for the next ⭐️ Night Market ⭐️ at The Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Living, from 6-9 pm. We'll have curated vintage and accessories, handmade goods and clothes, ceramic wares and planters, succulents, herbal medicine, art, jewelry, delicious vegan food, drinks, and more! This is an event designed to showcase our community of Santa Cruz artists and makers! https://www.facebook.com/events/2679791988732590/

-Saturday, October 5th, 3 happenings - in the a.m. & p.m.

      10am:  Español/Ingles Conversation Group 

SubRosa is hosting a Spanish/English conversation group. This group is open to anyone interested in practicing their Spanish or English conversation skills. The intention is to create a safe and comfortable environment where members of our community can teach and learn from each other. All levels of fluency are welcome. The group is free!  The group will be on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

Comenzando el 17 de agosto, acompáñanos en SubRosa para conversaciones bilingüe en español y ingles. El grupo es para personas interesadas en practicar su español o inglés en un espacio cómodo, amistoso y respetuoso. La meta del reunión es que participantes enseñen y aprendan uno del otro. Todos niveles son bienvenidos para contribuir. ¡Y es gratis!  El grupo será cada primer y tercer sábado del mes. https://www.facebook.com/events/495673007893131/

       6pm - 9pm:  Rojava at the Revolutionary Feminist Series

We will be hosting this event in the Sanctuary Space next to SubRosa- Join us for an introduction to the feminist revolution in Rojava, and online conversation with students from Rojava University in Qamishlo, Rojava. This talk will include an overview of the historical and current political context of the region, the political theory that is the basis for this democratic, feminist, ecological revolution, and insight into how the people of Rojava have worked to actualize their political theory. Particular attention will be given to the feminist aspects of the revolution. The first portion of the presentation will be given in person, and the second portion will entail an online discussion with the students from Rojava University. https://www.facebook.com/events/503251136902358/

       7:30pm:  Mirrored Fatality * The Bumbling Woohas * Grad Nite *Aurora Beam

Cactus Bloom Collective presents

*Mirrored Fatality (On Tour) LA self-described queer femme poc power duo
**The Bumbling Woohas (On Tour) Portland, ME art folk rock https://thebumblingwoohas.bandcamp.com/ 
***Grad Nite - Watsonville/SC pop punkers https://gradnite.bandcamp.com/ 
***Aurora Beam - Watsonville mathy jazz punk duo https://aurorabeam.bandcamp.com/ 

7$ // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // No Alcohol No Drugs // https://www.facebook.com/events/391552064865992/

AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings

************
Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019 is happening and EVERYONE is welcome! Saturday, November 16th at the RCNV. Doors open at 10 am and close at 5 pm. A more detailed schedule with the information of workshops and presentatios will be released forther on. This year, we'll gather at the Resource Center for Nonviolence for an entire day of ZINES tabling and showcasing, workshops (including one for kids!), presentations, yummy food, music, and an atmosphere of respect, collective work and solidarity. This event will seek to evoke a trend of DIY, all ages, accessible event to promote a more safer and accountable community.

This year, our goal is to highlight the ways that zines have influenced and fueled political struggles and resistance to oppression. Part of the way we wish to accomplish this is by prioritizing marginalized voices, including but not limited to BIPOC, Queer/Trans/Genderqueer/LGBTQ+, and disabled writers and artists. The focus will be on showcasing zines that explore the themes of resistance, political struggle, liberation, and oppression on the grand political scale, in local communities, and in personal lived experiences.

This event is FREE. Donations at the door will be very much appreciated. People of all ages are encouraged to come. There will be accessibility accommodations, but please let us know if there's anything in particular that we can do to ensure you the best experience. Questions or comments, please contact us at sczf@googlegroups.com.  SPREAD THE WORD, INVITE YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY!  https://www.facebook.com/events/700326420467709/

************
SubRosa is part of a community center called the Hub --- 

Check out the Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info regarding other Hub projects! 

and more from some of our neighbors at the Hub...

-The Bike Church ---. http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org  // https://www.facebook.com/The-Bike-Church-190199353899/  // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/  





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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions 
and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is unceded land of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.

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