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Cooperation Humboldt invites artists, social change workers and those who imagine a better tomorrow to participate in "Just Imagine," an ongoing public art show. Submit a piece by filling out the form and uploading electronic files of photos, videos, text or audio to Email

Cooperation Humboldt’s Community Food Guide (formerly the Local Food Guide by Locally Delicious) is seeking photo and writing submissions for its Spring 2021 issue. The deadline to submit pitches/ideas is Jan. 31. Visit

The Humboldt Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom is seeking applications for its Edilith Eckart Memorial Peace Scholarship supporting projects that promote peace and social justice locally or globally. Grants range from $150-$500. Applications online at are due April 1. Submit online or mail to: WILPF at P.O. Box 867, Arcata, CA 95518. Call 822-5711.

The city of Arcata seeks applicants for seats on the Transactions and Use Tax Oversight Committee. Community members with interest or knowledge of budgets, finance, fiscal processes and relevant community needs are encouraged to apply. Drop applications off in a sealed envelope labeled “City Manager’s Office” at the city’s drop boxes, located in the city hall parking lot off of Seventh Street and next to the USPS mailbox outside city hall at 736 F St. Visit or call 822-5953.

The city of Arcata is offering curbside pickup and free delivery to all residents who purchase a compost bin. Backyard compost bins are available for $25 by emailing the Environmental Services Department at or by calling 822-8184.

The city of Arcata is seeking community members for the Planning Commission. Applications may be dropped off, in a sealed envelope labeled “City Manager’s Office,” at the city’s drop boxes in the city hall parking lot and next to the USPS mailbox outside city hall. Visit or call 822-5953.

The Humboldt Arts Council is distributing by CARES Act relief-funded grants to aid local arts organizations serving socially vulnerable populations not eligible for direct CARES Act grants. Details and application at

county of Humboldt is seeking additional applicants for the 2020/2021 Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury. Visit or call 269-1245. Interested parties may also complete, download and email an application to:

The Arcata Police Department is looking for Volunteer Patrol members. Contact Administrative Sgt. Brian Hoffman at 822-2428.

The city of Arcata seeks applicants for the Historic Landmarks Committee. Submit applications at the City Manager’s Office at Arcata City Hall. Visit or call 822-5953.


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