COMMUNITY

Food For Thought

On this episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell talks about social services fundraising efforts through local cooking classes with members of the Eureka Emblem Club.


Food For Thought

Community Sustainability Organizer, Jeanine Cava, joins Jennifer Bell to talk about food systems, politics, community resilience and a new course offered through extended education at HSU: Hungry For Change: Toward a Just & Restorative Food System

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The League of Women Voters of Humboldt County joins the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Humboldt County to present a series of forums on the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system. The first forum will take place in Eureka on Wednesday, November 2 at  the United Congregational Christian Church beginning at 7 p.m. Tim Ash and Mary Louise Lowry talk with Danielle Orr on the KHSU Homepage.  https://www.facebook.com/events/598789020300794/


HSU

HSU President Lisa Rossbacher highlights a collaborative initiative called the Equity Alliance of the North Coast.  This region-wide effort seeks to develop a more welcoming and supportive community -- the goal is to increase inclusion in our region.

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Thursday Night Talk  held a town hall-style program last night. The focus was on local reactions to the recent shootings of People of Color and Law Enforcement and why it matters here.  All surrounding issues were on the table. 

    

 Joining host Lorna Bryant were:

  Local community organizers hosted a vigil Monday evening at the Humboldt County Courthouse.  According to the Northern Humboldt For Bernie Facebook event page: "Are you also heartbroken at the murders that took place in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Saint Paul, Dallas, and in other towns across the country? Some of your neighbors are yearning to grieve with you, rather than alone..."

So have you heard of this thing called a multigenerational center?  

Some towns have them, maybe even yours. It’s a community-based resource center inviting folks of all ages to come on down for various activities and classes, some grouped by age, some all together.

The idea is that it’s free fun for all, with an undercurrent of sharing across age groups that may expand all our horizons. More fun, less “they just don’t get us.” And it may be taking hold!