Month May 2005

Youth and Power in Watsonville

On May 27, 2005, the Fourth Annual Youth and Power event took place at the Veterans Memorial Building in Watsonville. The theme was “Youth Empowerment Through Art, Education, and Music.” About three hundred people, mostly teenagers, enjoyed an evening of…

Biofuels Car Show at UCSC

On May 21 and 22, 2005, the first ever Biofuel Community Conference and Car Show took place at UC Santa Cruz. On Sunday, I headed to UCSC’s North Remote parking lot for the Car Show and came home with some…

Anarchism Now Conference at UC Santa Cruz

On Saturday, May 7, 2005 the UCSC Anarchism Research Cluster and the Center for Cultural Studies hosted a one-day conference and conversation exploring and contextualizing contemporary anarchism. The conference took place from 9:30am – 6:00pm in Oakes 105. Organizing questions…

May Day 2005 in Santa Cruz

On May Day 2005 in San Cruz, the Wobblies marched from the Tom Scribner statue to a rally at the Clock Tower. Rabble-rousers played guitar, sang and spoke about the past, present and future of the labor movement. Speakers and…