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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
Paul Chávez, Director Ejecutivo del Centro Legal de la Raza, habla en la conferencia de prensa del martes anunciando la colaboración entre los grupos locales de derechos de los inmigrantes y la ciudad para brindar una representación universal a los residentes indocumentados de Oakland. Chávez está flanqueado por representantes del Centro Legal y el Concejal Noel Gallo (izquierda) y la alcaldesa Libby Schaaf (a la derecha). Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Oakland, SF Consideran la formación de equipos de respuesta inmigratoria para combatir deportaciones bajo Trump Las ciudades están trabajando con organizaciones sin fines de lucro para lograr representación legal universal para los residentes indocumentados

La alcaldesa Libby Schaaf anunció esta semana que Oakland se ha comprometido a permanecer como una ciudad santuario, comprometiéndose a lograr “representación legal universal” para todos sus residentes indocumentados y trabajando con grupos de derechos [...]
Paul Chavez, Executive Director of Centro Legal de la Raza, speaks at Tuesday's press conference announcing the collaboration between local immigrant rights groups and the city to provide universal representation for Oakland's undocumented residents. Chavez is flanked by representatives of Centro Legal and Councilmember Noel Gallo (left) and Mayor Libby Schaaf (right). Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland, SF Consider Forming Response Teams to Fight Deportations Under Trump Cities working with nonprofits to achieve universal legal representation for undocumented residents

Mayor Libby Schaaf announced this week that Oakland is committed to remaining a sanctuary city, pledging to achieve “universal legal representation” for all its undocumented residents and working with immigrant rights groups and heads of [...]
Photo courtesy of the Committee to Protect Oakland Renters.

Oakland Progressive Campaigns Score Major Victories Overwhelming Wins for Renters Protection, Police Accountability, Rebecca Kaplan

Local community organizations and progressives are celebrating overwhelming victories for improved renter protections (Measure JJ), police accountability (Measure LL) and the reelection of At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, a champion of police reform and affordable housing [...]
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gives Oakland Raiders New NFL Stadium Update

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Update On Oakland Raiders New NFL Stadium Progress - Plan For Oakland Raiders New NFL Stadium At Coliseum Takes Shape

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave Zennie62.com this exclusive update on progress toward a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders just an hour ago from this vlog upload: “I’m very optimistic. We are continuing to have [...]
OPD Sgt. Mike Gantt (left) and civil rights attorney Dan Siegel announce their claim against the city and Mayor Libby Schaaf for allegedly retaliating against the officer. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

OPD Sergeant Files Retaliation Claim Against City and Mayor Schaaf

A decorated homicide investigator for the Oakland Police Department (OPD) has filed a claim against the City of Oakland, saying he was retaliated against by top elected officials and from within the department for breaking [...]
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Oakland’s Support for Unemployed and Laid Off Workers Questioned

Long brewing concerns about whether Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration is attempting to undermine or terminate the use of federal funds to support job programs for the unemployed and underemployed came to a head at this [...]
The Department of Transportation will be in charge of projects like the city’s bike lines.

Schaaf Hires $300,000 Part-time Consultant for Eight Months Will $600 million infrastructure bond be “piggy bank” for mayor’s pet projects?

Mayor Libby Schaaf has hired a consultant for $300,000 to work part time for eight months – waiving the competitive bidding process – to establish a new Department of Transportation for the City of Oakland. [...]
Activists outside Oakland City Hall raise a sign in support of the #ByeLibby campaign. (Photo from @surjbayarea/Twitter)

Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf

Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign.