Schedule of Events

9:00 – 10:30 am: People’s Inauguration at UCSC Campus

Kresge College Crier’s Tower: Facebook event

11:00 am: UCSC Campus Walkout

Rally at Quarry Plaza and march to Downtown

12:00 – 1:30 pm: General Strike Rally at the Clock Tower

1:30 – 3:45 pm: Workshops, Teach-ins, and Art Projects

1:00 – 3:00 pm: Rising Waves Art Project (Pacific & Soquel)

3:30 pm: Peace Mob, gathering at Mission Plaza Park

1:30 – 2:15 pm: Session #1
Santa Cruz Public Library: Reproductive Justice
SubRosa: Spiritual Activism
Felix Kulpa Gallery: The Singing Scientist

2:15 – 3:00 pm: Session #2
Veterans Memorial Building: Sanctuary City Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Public Library: Political Change and Emerging Technologies
SubRosa: Post-Snowden Privacy
Felix Kulpa Gallery: Santa Cruz Tenants Organizing Committee

3:00 – 3:45 pm: Session #3
Veterans Memorial Building: Sanctuary City Santa Cruz (continued)
Santa Cruz Public Library: Unions, Revolutions, and other Social Change
SubRosa: Yes on Ranked Choice
Felix Kulpa Gallery: Why Anti-Capitalism Now

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Knock down effigy of Trump’s proposed border wall (Pacific Ave. & Mission St.)

5:00 pm onward: General Assembly at Clock Tower to discuss future plans, organizing actions, and resources for resisting a Trump administration

Workshops / Teach-ins: Venues and Descriptions

Veterans Memorial Building (VMB): 846 Front St.
Santa Cruz Public Library (SCPL): 224 Church St.
SubRosa (SR): 703 Pacific Ave.
Felix Kulpa Gallery (FKG): 107 Elm St.

Political Change and Emerging Technologies (2:15 @ SCPL) – Mass Surveillance, Neuromarketing, Mind Control. Organized by Chris Hables Gray, Fellow and Continuing Lecturer, Crown College, UCSC, editor of The Cyborg Handbook and author of Postmodern War: The New Politics of Conflict and Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age.

Post-Snowden Privacy (2:15 @ SR) – Learn how to protect your online identity, and use PGP to encrypt emails. More information.

Reproductive Justice (1:30 @ SCPL) – Workshop held by the Faculty Organizing Group at UCSC. Panelists will each discuss one aspect of reproductive justice work and offer some suggestions on how we can support the ongoing efforts of those in the Santa Cruz and the broader community as we face a future of threats to reproductive justice on all fronts.

Sanctuary City Santa Cruz (2:15 @ VMB) – This workshop will introduce ongoing projects related to sanctuary and anti-bullying in the Santa Cruz area and then open it up for discussion of future visions. It will focus on creating a network that will make Santa Cruz a strong sanctuary city. More information.

Tenants’ Rights (2:15 @ FKG) – Organized by the Santa Cruz Tenants’ Organizing Committee, this abbreviated tenants’ rights workshop will give renters present an idea about laws protecting them they may not have known about.

Spiritual Activism (1:30 @ SR) – How to maintain grounding and peace of mind while engaging in effective activism in 2017 and beyond. Organized by Ami Chen.

The Singing Scientist (1:30 @ FKG) – Environmental education music for kids and adults. Local singer/songwriter and UCSC chemistry instructor Peter Weiss will sing originals and conduct sing-alongs to help inspire us to protect the environment and each other. Peter’s latest album.

Unions, Revolutions, and Other Social Change (3:00 @ SCPL) – Workshop held by the Faculty Organizing Group at UCSC. A discussion among union activists and supporters, hosted by UCSC-AFT, Local 2199.

Why Anti-Capitalism Now (3:00 @ FKG) – Organized by members of Radical System Change Santa Cruz, this workshop will open a discussion about anti-capitalism as the necessary basis of political opposition today.

Yes on Ranked Choice (3:00 @ SR) – A grassroots effort to reform our electoral system so that people like Trump don’t end up in office again. More information.

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