Local Native People Say Adverse Effects of Indian Boarding Schools Continue
One Year Ago,Today: How George Floyd’s Murder Galvanized Community Organizing in Shasta County
The June protest was only the beginning. Community organizing mushroomed in Shasta County in the months that followed, even though local progressive organizers were met by a related surge in the activity of self-described “militias” and related groups.
Homeland Security Issues Terrorism Advisory Bulletin With Implications for Shasta County
“The update has important implications for Shasta County, where both online and in-person violent speech and threats against local government officials and other county residents has occurred over the past year.”
Wolfpack Clubhouse Expands LGBTQ+ Community Offerings
The group has evolved from a small cohort of close friends to a non-profit community organization with around 200 active participants, Carson says. They focus on women, she says, but their special events and youth activities are open to all genders.
The Whole Earth and Watershed Festival Returns, Virtually
Peggy Rebol says climate change is affecting all aspects of our lives and should push us to look at changing local policies. Climate affects our local community through drought and wildfire, she said, “so anything we can do to mitigate or adapt to these realities will benefit us.”
Redding Nurses Raise Their Voices for Expanded Health Care Access
The California Nurses Association is sponsoring CalCare. They say AB 1400 is needed to provide comprehensive healthcare to the more than 3 million Californians who remain uninsured as well as those who are under-insured or face high co-pays or deductibles.
United Nations Biodiversity Project Highlights Local Winnemem Wintu Project
The U.N. featured the Winnemem Wintu in part due to the work of Niria Garcia, a 28-year-old Xicana graduate student at Columbia University and human rights advocate, climate justice advocate, educator and storyteller. She recently received the 2020 United Nations Young Champion of the Earth award.
Bethel Shares Statement Opposing the Equality Act
“The Equality Act seeks to create equality by erasing gender, but God created them male and female and said that it is good,” reads one slide, with four accompanying Bible verse references. Another reads, “real equality celebrates the differences between men and women and empowers them both.”
The North State’s Most Powerful Climate Action Group Might Be Hiding in Plain Sight
At the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, held this year on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, Thomas will be be making a clear statement: the programs of Shasta Living Streets are essential to addressing the climate crisis.