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Tuesday is Still the Night to Sleep at Santa Cruz City Hall
After celebrating their one-year anniversary on July 5, the Freedom Sleepers returned to Santa Cruz City Hall for their 53rd community sleepout on July 12, as well as their 54th sleepout on July 19. A Freedom Sleeper lies next to a protest sign that reads, ...
After celebrating their one-year anniversary on July 5, the Freedom Sleepers returned to Santa Cruz City Hall for their 53rd community sleepout on July 12, as well as their 54th sleepout on July 19. A Freedom Sleeper lies n...
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Remembering Frank Alvarado, Two Years After His Death at the Hands of Salinas Police
It has become a tradition to celebrate the life of Frank Alvarado with flowers. On July 10, Frank's family was joined by a large group of supporters near the location of his death to mark the second year since his killing by Salinas police. His father, Fran...
It has become a tradition to celebrate the life of Frank Alvarado with flowers. On July 10, Frank's family was joined by a large group of supporters near the location of his death to mark the second year since his killing by ...
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Freedom Sleepers Anniversary: One Year of Protesting the Sleeping Ban at City Hall
The Freedom Sleepers celebrated their one-year anniversary together on July 5 with a march through downtown Santa Cruz, and then an outdoor movie screening at Santa Cruz City Hall. The Freedom Sleepers have been sleeping for one night a week at city hall si...
The Freedom Sleepers celebrated their one-year anniversary together on July 5 with a march through downtown Santa Cruz, and then an outdoor movie screening at Santa Cruz City Hall. The Freedom Sleepers have been sleeping for ...
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Summer for the Freedom Sleepers
The Freedom Sleepers have defied the odds by reaching summer time and continuing to organize sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall. Since July 4 of 2015 they have been sleeping at city hall once a week to protest local laws that criminalize homelessness. The 50...
The Freedom Sleepers have defied the odds by reaching summer time and continuing to organize sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall. Since July 4 of 2015 they have been sleeping at city hall once a week to protest local laws that ...
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As Attendance Swells at Community Sleepouts, Freedom Sleepers Plan One-Year Anniversary
On June 14, the Freedom Sleepers held their 49th community sleepout at Santa Cruz City Hall, with about two dozen people spending the night. As summer approaches, attendance has continued to increase at the weekly sleepouts, which are organized to protest l...
On June 14, the Freedom Sleepers held their 49th community sleepout at Santa Cruz City Hall, with about two dozen people spending the night. As summer approaches, attendance has continued to increase at the weekly sleepouts, ...
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Linda Yamane Demonstrates How to Construct a Tule Boat at Ohlone Day
Linda Yamane constructs a traditional tule boat at Ohlone Day. Photo: September 10, 2011. Linda Yamane, who is of Rumsien Ohlone ancestry, is an Ohlone basket weaver and cultural preservationist who lives in the Monterey Bay Area. She spent years researchin...
Linda Yamane constructs a traditional tule boat at Ohlone Day. Photo: September 10, 2011. Linda Yamane, who is of Rumsien Ohlone ancestry, is an Ohlone basket weaver and cultural preservationist who lives in the Monterey Ba...
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Black Lives Matter, Brown Lives Matter: Police Brutality Protest in San José
One person was arrested during a march to protest police brutality on July 10 in San José. In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, the protest was organized in response to the police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, and Philando Castil...
One person was arrested during a march to protest police brutality on July 10 in San José. In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, the protest was organized in response to the police killings of Alton Sterling in ...
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Never Give Up on Peace: Community Members Rally in Santa Cruz on Independence Day
On July 4, community members returned to Ocean Street to greet holiday visitors with anti-war messages and other statements in support of peace, justice, and freedom at the annual Independence Day rally in Santa Cruz. Anti-war groups have demonstrated for m...
On July 4, community members returned to Ocean Street to greet holiday visitors with anti-war messages and other statements in support of peace, justice, and freedom at the annual Independence Day rally in Santa Cruz. An...
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Community Keeps Memory of Yanira Serrano Alive
On June 4, the family of Yanira Serrano was joined in the city of Half Moon Bay by a large community of friends and supporters to commemorate the two year mark since the 18-year-old was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu. Also in attenda...
On June 4, the family of Yanira Serrano was joined in the city of Half Moon Bay by a large community of friends and supporters to commemorate the two year mark since the 18-year-old was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's de...
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I am a photographer from Santa Cruz, Ca, and I have a BA in History of Art and Visual Culture from UCSC.
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    History of Art & Visual Culture, 2010
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