https://www.siunited2018.org/ with 15 progressive groups and 140 attendees.
- On this call, we would love to get your ideas on the viability of doing a similar event in Santa Cruz (and/or elsewhere) in the August-September timeframe.
6:00 – 6:20pm Ideas for Future RRI Workshops (Eve Majure, Natalia Molina)
“Santa Cruz United 2018”
A proposed one-day event modeled on “Staten Island United 2018”.
- The event would feature 10-15 groups focusing on local Santa Cruz issues including Indivisibles, the Democratic Party, Democratic Socialists of America, immigration rights, criminal justice reform, housing rights, unions, students, Sierra Club, etc.
- It would include a 1- hour presentation to all groups/attendees on Reversing Runaway Inequality.
- Guest speaker Steve Lawton, Pres. CWA Local 1102, New York
Santa Cruz Democratic Party One-Day Workshop
6:20 – 6:30pm National/Regional Update (Eve Majure)
- Santa Cruz Activist Fair (58 organizations)
- Santa Cruz People’s Democratic Club
- UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare Justice Symposium
- South Bay Progressive Alliance/Movement for a People’s Party
- Enviro-Econ Workshop (CWA, USW, Sierra Club)
6:30 – 6:50pm RRI Success Stories from You (All participants)
6:50 – 7:00pm Roundtable, Q&A, Suggestions, Action Item Review (All participants)