What we're about

Santa Cruz Freedom Forum is a group of volunteers dedicated to providing an open forum for the discussion of current issues that may not be receiving adequate coverage in the mainstream media.

Freedom Forum is non-partisan, and not endorsed by nor does it endorse any political party. The topics of honest and effective government, sound monetary policies, an accountable foreign policy, are often at the table, as well as other aspects of politics that affect us all, whether it be on a local, national, or global level.

A most important part of our events is to provide a forum for people from all backgrounds to voice their concerns and opinions about different issues and network with others to take action. We believe that people can come together to unite on common issues of great importance rather than be divided by political party or minor issues.

Here is an example of unity across party lines on some big issues: "We Agree" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYALxUfEmfQ)

Join us for a free presentation on the third Wednesday of the month. See the Calendar for upcoming events.

Topics discussed in the past (These are only a few!)

Smart Meters

Water Fluoridation

Genetically Modified Food

Corporate and Political Corruption

Local Politics, including red tags and fines

Agenda 21

Codex Alimentarius

SB510 ("Food Safety" Bill threatening small farms)

And much, much more!

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Freedom Forum thanks the following for their generous help in advertising the events:

Perspectives Radio Show on KSCO (http://www.meetup.com/santacruz-freedom-forum/events/54546912/)

Connection Magazine (http://connectionmagazineonline.com/)

Good Times (http://www.gtweekly.com/)

Essential Living Guide (http://essentiallivingguide.com/)

Freedom Forum is not endorsed by the Live Oak Grange

Upcoming events (5+)

City Council Meeting: Santa Cruz

Council Chambers

The Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. THE TIMES FLUCTUATE!! (Usually 3:00 or 7:00) The current agenda packet is available for reference use at the Central Branch Library. Regular Council meetings are televised on Comcast Community TV, channel 25. Oral communications (Anyone can speak on Anything!!) usually start at about 5:00pm and last about 30 minutes. Usually, each speaker is allowed 2 minutes, but that is up to the mayor’s fancy. Persons who did not speak at the last meeting have priority and go first. PLEASE NOTE: THE SCHEDULE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT WARNING, AND ALSO WHETHER OR NOT THE MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE VISIT THE LINK BELOW FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION, OR CALL (831)[masked]. http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=752 ALSO: SOME DAYS THERE ARE MULTIPLE MEETINGS, NOT ALL ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 809 Center Street, Room 10 Santa Cruz, CA[masked]

City Council Meeting: WATSONVILLE

CIVIC PLAZA COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Watsonville City Council meets on the second and 4th Tuesdays of each month. The time varies, mostly either 4:30 or 6:30. Please check the link below for the agenda- the time will be on the first or second page of the agenda itself. Alternatively you may contact the City Clerk: City Clerk Beatriz Vázquez Flores Phone # (831)[masked] Main St., Suite 400 (4th Floor) Fax:[masked] Email: [masked] Remember, Oral Communications are at the beginning of the meeting- so show up early to allow your voice to be heard! Meetings are televised live on Charter Cable Communications Channel 70 and AT&T Channel 99. https://watsonville.legistar.com/DepartmentDetail.aspx?ID=35035&GUID=E4A599E2-1741-4687-8024-20F03BAF048C&Mode=MainBody

City Council Meeting: CAPITOLA

Capitola Administration

Regular Meetings: Second and Fourth Thursday of Each Month. Meetings start immediately following the Redevelopment Agency Meeting - Approximately 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers. Oral Communications (Anyone can address the Council about anything not already on the agenda!) are at the very beginning. Broadcast Live on Community Television Cable 8 Capitola City Council Members 420 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010 Ph:[masked] • Fax:[masked] http://www.ci.capitola.ca.us/capcity.nsf/CtyCnclIntro.html

City Council Meeting: Santa Cruz

Council Chambers

The Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. THE TIMES FLUCTUATE!! (Usually 3:00 or 7:00) The current agenda packet is available for reference use at the Central Branch Library. Regular Council meetings are televised on Comcast Community TV, channel 25. Oral communications (Anyone can speak on Anything!!) usually start at about 5:00pm and last about 30 minutes. Usually, each speaker is allowed 2 minutes, but that is up to the mayor’s fancy. Persons who did not speak at the last meeting have priority and go first. PLEASE NOTE: THE SCHEDULE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT WARNING, AND ALSO WHETHER OR NOT THE MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE VISIT THE LINK BELOW FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION, OR CALL (831)[masked]. http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=752 ALSO: SOME DAYS THERE ARE MULTIPLE MEETINGS, NOT ALL ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 809 Center Street, Room 10 Santa Cruz, CA[masked]

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