Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mutual Aid in Santa Cruz & South County (Watsonville etc)

Note from the SubRosa collective:  Our priority is the health and safety of our communities. We are closely monitoring the ever-evolving coronavirus COVID-19 situation and are thinking about ways we can maintain our collective 
and community health and provide mutual aid.  
As of Saturday, March 14th, SubRosa (and other Hub projects) will be canceling 
all gatherings and events until further notice. 
The collective is exploring ways it can support its members and communities through 
mutual aid and support of community-based response efforts.

Spreading the word about Mutual Aid in Santa Cruz & South County (Watsonville etc) 

"Please fill out this form if you live in Santa Cruz County and have specific needs due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Also use this form to indicate that you can help provide for the needs of other people."  More info at link.

~Mutual Aid Fund for Santa Cruz COVID19 Impacts 

"Raising money to buy supplies for community members' needs during the Covid19 crisis. Please use the link to request any help you need or to volunteer to distribute goods/cook/childcare/provide other forms of support."  More info at link.

Please share widely.

An on-going Google doc for a "Corona Virus Resource Kit" - FYI there is a lot of info, I'd recommend searching for a specific topic if you already know it, rather than scanning it. 

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 
And see updates how they are also responding 
to the coronavirus and community safety...

-The Bike Church ---.  // //  


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 
-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 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. and and

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