[caption id="attachment_282" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Lockheed Fire, 14 August 2009. 4000 acres. 5% contained. Orange = current Lockheed fire, Gray = last years Martin Rd fire, Yellow = evacuation area. Source and current info: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_maps?incident_id=361"][/caption]
It started me thinking how our political ideals play out in real life. As independent or federated communities, how would we deal with such a situation? And why wait for an anarchist utopia? What can we do now to be helpful and support communities that are in need now?
TEMPORARY HOUSING NETWORK FOR FIRE EVACUEES
In that vein, we created a network to help evacuees find housing at SubRosa in downtown Santa Cruz.
- Offer Housing: If you have temporary housing -- a spare room, a couch, a backyard in which to pitch a tent -- to offer, come down to SubRosa and list it on the board.
- Evacuees: If you are seeking temporary housing, use the housing list at SubRosa to find a place.
We'll be looking at other ways we can help out during the fire, so stay tuned. More info at http://subrosaproject.org