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Civil rights attorney Dan Siegel (speaking) and community members present their demand for an immediate eviction moratorium and to find housing for displaced residents. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Coalition Calls on Oakland to Halt Evictions and Find Housing for the Displaced

The following statement was read at this week’s City Council meeting by the Oakland Justice Coalition and other community members, calling on the city to take immediate action to stop evictions and find housing for [...]
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Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh’s 222 Forgotten Cities Project

Oakland Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh is on a mission to document what she terms “Forgotten Cities,” cities that have a large “melaninated” population, by displaying her art on billboards in cities across the nation. Her p
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Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan Contributes $17,000 To Help Feed Homeless Veterans

  Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan is donating $17,000 from her office budget to Alameda Meals on Wheels, a locally funded, seven-day-a-week program, to fund services for homeless veterans who are referred by Operation Dignity.
Los participantes en la Asamblea de la Comunidad del Post Salon de diciembre discutieron propuestas para realizar una búsqueda de un nuevo superintendente de escuelas que esté comprometido con los estudiantes y familias de Oakland. Foto por Ken Epstein.

La comunidad de Oakland quiere una búsqueda transparente para el nuevo jefe de escuelas La Asamblea de la Comunidad recomienda al superintendente que elijan a no vender propiedades o alquilar edificios de la ciudad

Los miembros de la comunidad, hablando en la Asamblea de la Comunidad del Post Salon del domingo pasado, están pidiendo a la Junta de Educación de Oakland llevar a cabo un proceso transparente e inclusivo [...]
Yanci López habla en la manifestación del martes frente a la Municipalidad de San Francisco. Ella está flanqueada por sus dos hijos y su abogado, Luis Ángel, la conforta mientras habla de su marido detenido. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Grupos de Derechos de los Inmigrantes presionan al alcalde de SF para que acepte el Fondo de Defensa Legal El alcalde Lee presenta su propia propuesta sin financiamiento para la oficina del Defensor Público

Grupos de derechos de los inmigrantes, junto con la oficina del Defensor Público de San Francisco y varios supervisores de la ciudad, anunciaron una propuesta la semana pasada para asignar $5 millones para contratar a [...]
Yanci Lopez speaks at Tuesday's rally in front of SF City Hall. She is flanked by her two children and her attorney, Luis Angel, comforts her as she talks about her detained husband. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Immigrant Rights Groups Pressure SF Mayor to Accept Legal Defense Fund Mayor Lee introducing his own proposal with no funding for Public Defender’s office

Immigrant rights groups, alongside the San Francisco Public Defender’s office and several city Supervisors, announced a proposal last week to allocate $5 million to hire 23 new immigration attorneys in preparation of Donald Trump’s presidency. [...]
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Black Arts Movement Business District Wants Artists to Have Affordable Housing

The Oakland Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) is backing Mayor Libby Schaaf’s announcement of housing grants for East Oakland artists and is asking that the mayor also secure housing and space for the artists [...]