Tag Archives: John George Democratic Club

Speakers at city council committee meeting March 3 call for council to declare a housing state of emergency and moratorium on rent increases and evicitons. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland City Council Will Vote April 5 on Temporary Freeze of Rents and Evictions

Residents from a number of community groups attended the City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee, calling on the committee to support a temporary “moratorium on evictions and on rent increases until the City has developed [...]
Fifth grader Alexis McCain, winning elementary student of the John George Award.

West Oakland Students Win John George “Black Lives Matter” Contest

The John George Democratic Club recently recognized two West Oakland students – fifth grader Alexis McCain and sixth grader Yahya Munsar – for their winning contributions to the club’s annual art and essay contest. &n
Oakland Police Department

Community Members Win Police Accountability Victory

After struggling for two years to overcome city staff resistance to carrying out a council-approved reform of intake of complaints against police, PUEBLO and other community organizations finally may be seeing light at the end [...]