Schedule of events
|9-10:30am||UCSC Porter College||People’s Inauguration|
|11:00-noon||UCSC Quarry Plaza to Downtown Clocktower||March|
|1:00-3:00pm||Pacific & Soquel||Rising Waves Art Project|
|1:30-2:15pm||Felix Kulpa Gallery||The Singing Scientist|
|Santa Cruz Public Library||Reproductive Justice|
|The Fábrica||Banner Making at The Fábrica|
|2:15-3:00pm||Felix Kulpa Gallery||Santa Cruz Tenants Organizing Committee|
|Santa Cruz Public Library||Political Change and Emerging Technologies|
|Veterans Memorial Building||Sanctuary City Santa Cruz|
|3:00-3:45pm||Felix Kulpa Gallery||Why Anti-Capitalism Now|
|Santa Cruz Public Library||Unions, Revolutions, and other Social Change|
|SubRosa||Yes on Ranked Choice|
|Veterans Memorial Building||Sanctuary City Santa Cruz (continued)|
|3:30pm||Gathering at Mission Plaza Park||Peace Mob|
|4:00-4:30pm||Pacific Ave. & Mission St.||Knock down effigy of Trump’s wall|
|5:00pm||From Trump Wall to Louden Nelson||Rally|
|5:30-7:00pm||Room 7, Louden Nelson Community Center||General Assembly to discuss future plans, organizing actions, and resources for resisting a Trump administration|
Felix Kulpa Gallery (FKG): 107 Elm St.
Santa Cruz Public Library (SCPL): 224 Church St.
SubRosa (SR): 703 Pacific Ave.
The Fábrica (TF): 703 Pacific Ave.
Veterans Memorial Building (VMB): 846 Front St.
Reproductive Justice (1:30 @ SCPL)
Workshop held by the Faculty Organizing Group at UCSC. Panelists will each discuss an aspect of reproductive justice — an approach to reproductive rights that includes, but expands far beyond, birth control and abortion access — and offer some comments and suggestions on how we can support the ongoing efforts of RJ organizations and causes locally.
Banner Making at The Fábrica (1:30 @ TF)
Join volunteers at your favorite textile arts collective for a communal protest banner sewing bee. We’ll provide Fábrica materials and work together to sew something that expresses our outrage.
Spiritual Activism (1:30 @ SR)
Inspired by facilitator Ami Chen’s work in communities across the US, as well as by the intuitive, spirit-based nature of the protest at Standing Rock, this will be an interactive teach-in focused on helping all of us feel personally empowered to follow our own wisdom into activism in 2017, and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.