About Us

The Long Haul is an anarchist resource center and community space. Our goal is to provide the shell for a space that feels alive with people, projects, and ideas (whether in concert or conflict)–where together we negotiate a tension with society.

We provide a office/meeting space and a non-profit umbrella for a variety of projects/collectives, as well as hosting for numerous social and political events. We also house the Infoshop .

What is the Infoshop?

The Infoshop is a combination of a lending library, computer room, zine making space, activist reading room, and a social gathering space. Anyone can come and browse our many periodicals, zines, and pamphlets in our front office; check-out books, DVD’s, or VCR tapes from the lending library; conduct research using our computer; produce zines in our zine making space; or simply talk with some interesting people.

But, the Infoshop is primarily an information distribution center. Much of literature, (including our own newspaper, Slingshot), is available for free. Flyers regarding current political events and radical/alternative news sources are always posted on our front bulletin board and are on the front desk, these come from the community so please help us stay informed.

The Long Haul Computer Resource Center

The Long Haul has a high-speed, (DSL), internet connection as well as a computer available for high speed internet access. The computer is opened during normal Infoshop hours, but is subject to close without prior notice.

The Long Haul Zine Making Space

Come and put together your ideas in our space. Complete with saddle stapler, waxers, glue, sharpies, and a copier. Open during Infoshop hours. The copier should only be used for making a master copy of your finished product which you can then take down to your local copy shop and reproduce. Please don’t use our copier to make 2,000 copies of your zine.

3 thoughts on “About Us”

  1. I have an idea for a Chicano poetry slam, I wanted to get all and any poets together and perhaps hold it at La Pena or something of that sort. Do you have an idea on how this can take flight? I’ve come up with “Xóldados Poetry Slam” just a passing thought. I belong to the Chicano Poet Society on fb and I’ve been dying to get this ball rolling…Aho brothers & sisters✊

  2. Hi — I am the director of a nonprofit called Brighter Brains Institute – https://www.BrighterBrains.Institute — we are looking for an address we can use in Berkeley to get donations, tax info, etc. Our nonprofit builds and supports secular orphanages and schools in Africa, mostly Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco. We would love to pay a monthly fee – similar to a PO Box fee, if we could have a box at Long Haul that our mail went into. I am thinking about $20/month, paying $120 upfront for 6 months, and then renewing.
    Let me know if that interests you. I used to be a performance artist named Hank Hyena – I had a slide show called The Anarchist’s Vomit that I performed at Gilman. But that was long ago. Still anarchist – keeping up with Rojava, etc. I can be reached at 415 309 3505 or BrighterBrainsInstitute@gmail.com

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