Thursday, October 15, 2020

From the SC Diversity Center: Fri: Top Surgery Q&A Discussion & Panel AND Sat: BIPOC & QTPoC Discussion & Focus Group // SubRosa Video Channel additions // and more!!!


TWO VERY IMPORTANT AND VERY SPECIAL EVENTS HAPPENING THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY—tell your friends! 

--Friday at 4pm: Top Surgery Q&A Discussion & Panel -- 

Are you considering top surgery? Curious about the logistics & all the stuff the surgeon won't tell you? Tune in to our live Q&A panel! We have a panel of folks who are different ages, body types, identities & ethnicities who all have had this epic procedure at some point in their lives and are willing to share their experiences! Submit questions ahead of time to trans@diversitycenter.org or join us live on...



--Saturday at noon: BIPOC & QTPoC Discussion & Focus Group --

Inviting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) & QTPOC (Queer & Trans People of Color) of Santa Cruz county!  Historically, The Diversity Center has been not-so-great at acknowledging intersectionality and the unique struggles that black & brown people of color face on a daily basis—we're working on it! Please join us Saturday at noon for a zoom discussion & focus group where we can connect, assess our community's needs and commence healing! We're here to support our community—ALL of us!


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***Radical Concepts and History SubRosa Video Channel!!! Made a bunch of playlists for our SubRosa YouTube channel! Check them out if you're bored, been hibernating and are looking to potentially learn something new! Please send us recommendations if you have videos you'd like to see in these playlists! They are a work in progress!! Sending well wishes your way! XO


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Highlighting great local community efforts!  - 

Santa Cruz People's Kitchen - 

FOOD FOR ALL! The revolution will be fed! Direct community action funded by the people & for the people. DM to arrange donations! https://www.instagram.com/scpeopleskitchen/ // gf.me/u/yviviu

And the Fábrica (our neighbor on the other side of the wall - community workspace where folks can come to learn and share knowledge about textiles arts) has been having open hours in the Pacific Ave Courtyard - "The Fábrica is open only two days a week for the moment. We have two sewing stations outside in our garden and a volunteer will be available to help you get supplies or help you using the sewing machine and do your project. You can sign up to use a machine for 1 hour at a time. No previous experience required!"

(Pandemic) Open Hours: Monday 3 pm – 6 pm // Saturday 3 pm – 6 pm (The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ )

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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!

Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub 

-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Sanctuary Santa Cruz --- https://sanctuary-sc.net // https://www.facebook.com/sanctuarysantacruz/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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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 part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 

-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org and http://amahmutsun.org and http://www.protectjuristac.org 

Report back from Sunday, Oct 11th, Really Really Free Market! - at SubRosa, 1-4pm



This PAST Sunday, October 11th! 1-4pm - Really Really Free Market! No money. No trades. Everything is free. With pandemic protocols- let's also share community care!


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.


You probably know all the usual protocols to take because of the pandemic - please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be prepared to wait in a short line if there is a good amount of people already in the space. 


This event is also in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage Against Colonialism.  Patches and Shirts will be screen printed on site and given away on a sliding scale. ALL monetary donations will go to the Amah Mutsun to support them with their fight to protect Juristac on their stolen ancestral homelands. More info at http://www.protectjuristac.org


If you have a donation, we encourage you to bring it anytime between 12-1.  We will take donations until 2:30, at which point we not guarantee that we can take them.


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 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).  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 a wonderful and warm Sunday afternoon over 100 came through... 15 people in the courtyard at a time! And over $500 was raised for the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Stay tuned for info about another Really Really Free Market next month!!!


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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!

Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub 

-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Sanctuary Santa Cruz --- https://sanctuary-sc.net // https://www.facebook.com/sanctuarysantacruz/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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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 part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 

-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org and http://amahmutsun.org and http://www.protectjuristac.org 

Monday, September 28, 2020

Info about community happenings this week (+) - Abolition Fair & Join the Santa Cruz Food Protectors



Info about the Abolition Fair happening this week in Santa Cruz (some offerings online).  Here's more info (from https://abolitious.org). -- "Abolitious is a group of Santa Cruz BIPOC community members who came together to learn about the history, politics, and practice of abolition. The idea for an Abolition Fair was devised by Abolitious, a group in Santa Cruz, California studying abolition together. We followed Abolition Journal's 6-week multimedia study guide to learn about the histories of the prison industrial complex, mass incarceration, police brutality and the ongoing struggle towards liberation from systems of harm. We join the abolitionists who have advanced this work for decades and welcome new partners in our study and action." AND go to https://abolitious.org for more info and to register for aspects online.

-Monday, September 28th - already happened today but included to give you a sense of schedule flow
     Meet & Greet on Abolitious.org 
     5 PM to 6:30 PM (Virtual) – Revolutionary Study (BIPOC Only) by Abolitious
     Web Premiere (Watch Here) – Abolition Ecology by Ecosocialists of DSA Santa Cruz

-Tuesday, September 29th
     3 PM to 7 PM (6 PM Vigil) – #ProtectTheAltar by BIPOC Liberation Collective - https://abolitious.org/bipoclc-protectthealtar/

-Wednesday, September 30th
     7 PM to 8:30 PM (Virtual) – We Don't Call the Cops & the Dangers of Weaponizing Whiteness by SURJ - https://abolitious.org/surj/

-Thursday, October 1st
     4 PM – Abolition Orientation + Bike/Car Caravan by UCSC Cops off Campus - https://abolitious.org/ucsc-cops-off-campus/
     6:30 PM to 8 PM (Virtual) – Mutual Aid Towards Abolition by Santa Cruz Mutual Aid & SC Community Fridges - https://abolitious.org/mutual-aid-towards-abolition/

-Friday, October 2nd
     3:30 PM (Virtual) – Abolition & The Nervous System by Madeleine Keller - https://abolitious.org/abolition-the-nervous-system/
     5 PM – 7 PM – BIPOC Liberation Ride by BIPOC Liberation Collective - https://abolitious.org/bipoclc-bikeride/

-Saturday, October 3rd
     10 AM to 11 AM – Yoga as Resistance by Blended Bridge - https://abolitious.org/yoga-as-resistance/
     11 AM to 1 PM – The River Composes Us in Concert Together by Ecosocialists of DSA Santa Cruz - https://abolitious.org/ecosocialists-of-dsa-the-river-composes-us/
     1 PM (Virtual) – CAHOOTS Presentation by Alternative Emergency Response Working Group - https://abolitious.org

-Sunday, October 4th
     TIME TBD (Virtual) – Revolunas -- https://abolitious.org
     1 PM to 2:15 PM (Virtual) – Planting Abolition by Color Study Group - https://abolitious.org/color-study-group/
     7 PM (Virtual) – Surveilling the Surveillants by Science for the People SC - https://abolitious.org/surveilling-the-surveillants-radical-science-and-the-abolition-of-policing-algorithms/

-Date/Time TBA
     Community Refund 101 by NAACP UCSC -- https://abolitious.org

JOIN THE SANTA CRUZ FOOD PROTECTORS

"Join us Tuesday, September 29th at 8 am at Laurel and Front Streets, Santa Cruz.  The City of Santa Cruz disrupts vital social service program during the 200th day commemoration of the Food Not Bombs daily meal and the Santa Cruz Homeless Union COVID-19 Relief Center." https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/27/18837088.php 

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FYI:  Join us at SubRosa on Sunday October 11th from 1-4pm 
for a Really Really Free Market: no money / no trades / everything is free!!! 
(pandemic edition where we will have community safety protocols in place).  
More info to come very soon!!! (it's been a long time & we look forward to seeing you!)

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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!

Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub 

-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Sanctuary Santa Cruz --- https://sanctuary-sc.net // https://www.facebook.com/sanctuarysantacruz/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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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 part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 

-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org and http://amahmutsun.org and http://www.protectjuristac.org 
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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Resources for those seeking & those offering support & general info re: CZU Fire in Santa Cruz County

Resources - for those seeking & those offering 
support & general info re: CZU Fire in Santa Cruz County

This is an intense time (I write as one who is evacuated and unsure what the future holds for my beloved home I share with dear friends) and something that I do want to acknowledge and celebrate is how so many people have come together during this challenging time to support one another.  When the smoke clears (ah, the cliche feels literal) may we continue to prioritize caring for each other and harvest the lessons from this time for more fundamental changes for how we live our lives.  



WHAT'S ON THIS RESOURCE LIST?


Ways to access: information, shelter, food, health resources

Ways to give: goods, money, time


*Go to above link to access!!!
*FYI: outreach to folk outside of Santa Cruz for supplies/ various resources in the works - please check out https://www.instagram.com/santacruzmutualaid/ for info on that soon!


Lots of information sharing on Instagram -
Here's a few of many pages to check out - posts and stories!!!


*https://www.instagram.com/revolunas/ - A WoC collective who are committed to the healing of womxn, youth, & QTPOC through spirituality, creative expression, community building, & education🌙

*https://www.instagram.com/santa_cruz_barrios_unidos/ - Grassroots org supporting communities & defying oppression through cultural healing, civic leadership, & community development. Serving since 1977.

*https://www.instagram.com/dsasantacruz/ - Democratic Socialists of Santa Cruz 🤙🌹

*https://www.instagram.com/abolishsantacruz/ - Decolonize Everything. No more state-sanctioned violence. PERIOD! 

*https://www.instagram.com/fun.haver/ - ✨ 𝕜 𝕖 𝕟 ✨ link tree for fire resources ! https://linktr.ee/fun.haver

*https://www.instagram.com/desolasol.colectiva/ - Autonomous collective providing mutual aid to farm workers in Watsonville (Occupied Ohlone Land)


Fires burning all over the state, including to the south of Santa Cruz - please direct your attention and support for folk there as well.  In Salinas - https://www.instagram.com/agentsofchange831/ 


And there's more to unpack about this moment - the impacts of the calamity that is capitalism - human induced global warming - consequences of colonization and displacement of indigenous people (still here and connecting to land - more about Amah Mutsun Tribal Band here and at end of email) and more...


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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!

Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub 

-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Sanctuary Santa Cruz --- https://sanctuary-sc.net // https://www.facebook.com/sanctuarysantacruz/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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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 part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 

-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org and http://amahmutsun.org and http://www.protectjuristac.org 


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