WAMM Protests Supreme Court Decision at Town Clock

On June 7, 2005, supporters and members from the Wo/men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana rallied at the Town Clock in downtown Santa Cruz to denounce the recent Supreme Court decision banning the use of cannabis to relive pain and suffering. Many people wore black and held signs with photographs of WAMM patients that have passed away.

The Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) is a collective of seriously ill patients who work to educate the general public regarding the medical benefits of marijuana, and to insure that patients, who have a recommendation from their physician, have safe access to legal, natural supply of Marijuana for the treatment of terminal and debilitating illness.

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Caldo de Cultivo Urbano Art Collective from Mexico City

On June 1, 2005, I spoke with Adriana García, Susana Bautista and Gabriela Santos of the Caldo de Cultivo Urbano Art Collective of Mexico City. This interview is in both spanish and english thanks to Estela Arzola, a student at UC Santa Cruz who helped bring the collective from Mexico City to Santa Cruz.

The Colectivo Caldo de Cultivo Urbano is a women’s grassroots artistic collaboration comprised of the three women. The collective was formed in 2001 at La Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City.

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