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James E. Vann, Cofounder, Oakland Tenants Union

Op-Ed: 20 Steps City Council Can Take to Stop Displacement in Oakland Now

                            By James E Vann       Oakland’s present rental and affordable housing crisis — which is particularly catastrophic for renters [...]
Dante J. James

Opinion: Department of Race and Equity Will Work to End Inequities of “Power and Privilege”

By Dante J. James     The City of Oakland created the Department of Race and Equity in 2015, reflecting the city’s recognition and acknowledgment that racial disparities exist—they are systemic—and it is time to [...]
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Justice Department to Investigate San Francisco Police Department

By Soumya Karlamangle, The LA Times and other sources   The U.S. Department of Justice is beginning a review of the San Francisco Police Department, which recently came under fire for the shooting of Mario [...]
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Assemblymembers Thurmond and Chiu Oppose Immigration Raids, Announce Services for Immigrants

Assemblymembers Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) and David Chiu (D-San Francisco), representing the California Latino Legislative Caucuses and the California Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legislative Caucus respectively, have joined community organizations to announce the final recipients of [...]