The movement to protect Juristac has been off to a strong start in 2020. Two new Protect Juristac solidarity groups have formed, in Watsonville, CA and at Stanford University. An inspirational Juristac benefit concert in Santa Cruz with a standing-room Read More
SANTA CRUZ, Calif.— Yesterday, Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously on a resolution urging the County of Santa Clara to deny a permit for sand mining on Juristac, a 6,500-acre landscape southwest of Gilroy that is the spiritual center of Read More
On Wednesday, Morgan Hill became the first city to adopt a resolution calling for the preservation of Juristac. The unanimous vote by the Morgan Hill City Council took place after over 100 supporters of the Amah Mutsun held a rally Read More
WALK WITH US— Juristac, the sacred ceremonial grounds of our tribe, is currently threatened by a proposed 320-acre sand and gravel mining operation. To gather strength as we organize to stop this destructive project, we will walk 5 miles together Read More
Dr. Stuart Weiss, conservation ecologist and founder of Creekside Science, recently spoke at a public event in Morgan Hill hosted by the Committee for Green Foothills on the theme of “what’s going on with Juristac/Sargent Ranch.” Dr. Weiss’s presentation focused Read More
On April 17, Chairman Lopez of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band spoke at the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, calling for the protection of Juristac. “Today the Amah Mutsun calls on Santa Clara County Read More
To help get the word out about the campaign to protect Juristac, a Stanford University graduate student has produced a beautiful 4 minute informational film. Please take a few minutes to view and share it with friends!