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Los padres hablan en la reunión reciente de la junta escolar. Foto cortesía de la Red de Acción de Liderazgo de Padres del Área de la Bahía (PLAN).

¿Participará la comunidad de Oakland en la selección del nuevo Superintendente de Escuelas?

A raíz del anuncio del Supt. Antwan Wilson de Oakland Unified School District que renuncia, efectivo en febrero, los padres, maestros y miembros de la comunidad están pidiendo a la Junta de Educación adoptar un [...]
Decenas de personas se reunieron frente al Ayuntamiento de Oakland en apoyo a la resolución del Ayuntamiento de la ciudad el martes. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Oakland se compromete a permanecer unido para oponerse a amenazas anti-inmigrantes

El Concejo Municipal de Oakland aprobó por unanimidad una resolución de “ciudad santuario”, reafirmando que la ciudad protegerá a sus residentes inmigrantes e indocumentados de las deportaciones frente a las amenazas contra la inmigración del [...]
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Oakland Looks at Starting a Public Bank Bank would provide alternative to handing city money to Wall Street

The Oakland City Council this week unanimously approved a feasibility study to establish a public bank that would operate in the public interest, giving low-interest loans to small and medium-sized businesses and help fund affordable [...]

Op-Ed: A Call to Overhaul Oakland’s Planning Department

By Pamela Drake   A diverse coalition of Oakland residents, artists and small business people has been demanding a change in the way the city Planning Department does business with developers whose giant projects severely [...]
Las organizaciones de derechos de los inmigrantes muestran su apoyo a la propuesta de "Derecho a Asesorar a los Inmigrantes" en la rueda de prensa del martes frente al Ayuntamiento de San Francisco. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Los defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes de SF buscan fondos para combatir las deportaciones de Trump Propuesta de $5 millones de dólares contrataría a 23 nuevos abogados de inmigración para representar inmigrantes detenidos

Manteniendo a San Francisco a su promesa de permanecer una ciudad santuario para sus residentes inmigrantes, las organizaciones de derechos de los inmigrantes y la Oficina del Defensor Público están pidiendo a la ciudad financiar [...]
Dozens of people gathered in front of Oakland City Hall in support of the City Council's sanctuary city resolution on Tuesday. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland Pledges to Lock Arms Against Anti-Immigrant Threats

Oakland City Council unanimously passed a ‘sanctuary city’ resolution, reaffirming that the city will protect its immigrant and undocumented residents from deportations in the face of president-elect Donald Trump’s anti-immigration threats. &nb
Parents speak at recent school board meeting. Photo courtesy of Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network (PLAN).

Will Oakland Community Be Involved in Selecting New Superintendent?

In the wake of Oakland Unified School District Supt. Antwan Wilson’s announcement that he is resigning, effective in February, parents, teachers and community members are asking the Board of Education to adopt a search process [...]
Immigrant rights organizations show their support for the “Right to Counsel for Immigrants” proposal at Tuesday’s press conference in front of San Francisco City Hall. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

SF Immigrant Rights Advocates Seek Funding to Fight Trump Deportations $5 million proposal would hire 23 new immigration attorneys to represent detained immigrants

Holding San Francisco to its promise of remaining a sanctuary city for its immigrant residents, immigrant rights organizations and the Public Defender’s Office are asking the city to fund increased legal services to provide representation [...]