Practical Activism.

Date: October 21, 2017

Location: UCSC

UCSC sponsored day on "Practical Activism."  A YARR representative will be speaking

Organizing Tools Training.

Date: October 15, 2017

Location: Rsvp for location

YARR sponsored.  Topics will include power mapping and other ways to make social change.

Discussion Series about US–Latin American Relations

Start date: December 14, 2017

End date: March 8, 2018

Time: 7-9 pm

Location: Peace United Church

Sponsored by YARR, a four-part discussion series exploring key topics of US immigration policy, labor, criminalization, language, and US interventions in Latin America.  Our goal is to build collective understanding about the contexts for migration that inform our current moment.  Come for conversation, film, art, and snacks!

Save the dates on the second Thursdays of the month, from December through March:
December 14  Tracing Relationships: A History of Movement

January 11  Complicated Labor: Imagining Liberation in the Age of NAFTA

February 8  Criminalization: The Logic of Illegality

March 8  Unlearning Language Hierarchies




YARR Open House at Peace United Church of Christ

Date: March 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Peace United Church of Christ (900 High St, Santa Cruz)

YARR sponsored.  Come learn how to get involved in the rapid response team! The organizers of YARR (Your Allied Rapid Response)* invite you to an afternoon of community building and learning. This event aims to expand a network of people who are preparing to protect each other, create an easy way to plug in to working groups, and provide a basic legal training for those stepping into the role of rapid responders.

This event is free and open to the public. Childcare will be provided. Spanish translation by headset will also be provided during the event.