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Sep, 2017

What to Do in Autumn in Ventura County

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Solidarity Ventura County Calendar publicizes critical information on actions, events, and group meetings.  It is a progressive grassroots tool to complement local direct action. Our organization will facilitate communication and connection between activists, interested community members, and local organizations; and will become an informed and mobilized county-wide base, ready to stand by our community.  

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Sep, 2017

Dreamers, Zoot Suiters, and More

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a suit because the state and its economy will be harmed by the president’s action because it is home to a quarter of the 800,000 people in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

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Aug, 2017

Redlining

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Topic of the Week: Redlining Hello everyone.  I apologize for the hiatus on writing.  Now that I’m back on track, this week’s Social Justice topic is redlining.  The reason why this word was chosen is due to the negative impact redlining has had on people of color being able to secure critical life chances that can still be seen today.  This article will be primarily concerned with redlining in the mortgage industry. First off, redlining is defined as the practice of denying services, either directly or through selectively raising prices, […]

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Jul, 2017

Oxnard’s Power Plants

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A Long Haul The city of Oxnard (population 186,000) has a whole lot of power plants. Now there are plans to build another. Energy consultants argue that California has more than enough power. So why build another? Environmental justice groups like CAUSE have carefully reminded the public about the stakes when one less economically advantaged city takes up the power burden. Oxnard posses a place called Ormond Beach, home to Halaco, a superfund site, and an obsolete power plant that sits on otherwise gorgeous beach. This is more than just […]

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Jul, 2017

Power Plant Blues

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The city of Oxnard (population 186,000) has a whole lot of power plants. Now there are plans to build another. Energy consultants argue that California has more than enough power. So why build another?

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