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Spectrum of Dissent July 12
Wrangletown Cider, Arcata
Join Humboldt Area Peoples Archive in a celebration of Humboldt’s counterculture and back-to-the-land movement
Humboldt Area Peoples Archive preserves the story of innovative people risking it all to make changes with national impacts. What happened here was bold. Here in Humboldt County, groundbreaking actions seeded economic development, environmental protection and cultural inclusiveness.
Panel discussion followed by performances and music.
Free to all. Beverages and food available.
Questions? Email us!
Focus on Independent Media
Origins of the Redwoods Rural Health Center in Humboldt's counterculture history
In 1974 a group of poor hippie women organized to establish a clinic that would serve their health needs after several episodes of poor treatment at the Garberville hospital. Soon they rented the back room of the Redway laundromat and by the mid 1980s they built the modern clinic residents of the region know well. To spread word of their clinic, Star Root gave the clinic space for the following article in April 1977.
Read the full feature on Kym Kemp’s Redheaded Blackbelt.
Focus on Art
The Joan Schirle Collection
HAPA is thrilled to present a curated selection of its Joan Schirle collection. Joan Schirle was the founding artistic director of Dell’Arte International. She was an actor, playwright, director, deviser, teacher, and arts activist, whose acting work was recognized with a 2006 Fox Foundation/TCG Resident Actor Fellowship for professional development. In 2004 she was honored at the 16th Cairo International Experimental Theatre Festival as a leader in the field of experimental theatre. She served as director of the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre from 2003 – 2011.
Joan Schirle passed away on February 1, 2022 at her home in Blue Lake, Humboldt County, California.
Go back to 2010 in Northern California. The “What’s After Pot” (WAP) collection reflects a community working to develop a collective vision in the face of profound transformations.
A large binder with 225 pages of “What’s After Pot” archives was donated by Anna Hamilton to HAPA in 2022.
HAPA has digitized the binder for public access.
Focus on Strengthening our Democracy
Civil Liberties Monitoring Project
HAPA is giving access to its Civil Liberties Monitoring Project (CLMP, pronouned climp) collection. CLMP is a non-profit organization, founded in southern Humboldt County in 1983, relying on community support to continue its efforts. CLMP monitors, documents, advocates for & educates about civil liberties issues in Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties. Its goal is to encourage public awareness of constitutional rights and involvement of the whole community in preserving and protecting them.