Santa Cruz CZU Fire Resources

Our hearts go out to the families who are impacted by the fires in Santa Cruz and San Mateo Counties. We wish everyone peace and comfort moving forward.   Evacuees can access donations at shelter sites.   Fire Support Group for families who’ve lost their homes. Rebuilding tips from Santa Cruz County for those affected. Others can donate: Puente’sContinue reading “Santa Cruz CZU Fire Resources”

Movie and Discussion Night: 13th.

’13TH’ is probably the most important film you’ll ever see. DuVernay’s film is downright incredible. – Clayton Davis | AWARDS CIRCUIT Join SURJ Santa Cruz on Saturday, July 18, at 6:30 pm (via Zoom) to watch and discuss 13th, Ava DuVernay’s award-winning documentary about the thirteenth amendment and the intersection of race, justice, and massContinue reading “Movie and Discussion Night: 13th.”

Movie and Discussion Night: I Am Not Your Negro

“Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to theContinue reading “Movie and Discussion Night: I Am Not Your Negro”

#EndWhiteSilence Car Caravans

In response to the killings of George Floyd and far too many other Black people at the hands of police officers, SURJ Santa Cruz organized two socially-distanced car caravan protests on June 2 and 5. Strong turnout showcased the depth of community support for ending white silence and showing up for racial justice in theContinue reading “#EndWhiteSilence Car Caravans”