Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fundraising

Our organization seeks to build a vibrant and diverse base of financial support that includes hundreds and thousands of individuals. Our grassroots fundraising efforts encompass everything from major events to day-to-day collection of dues and donations from our membership. 2010
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Infrastructure

After planning and strategizing for several years about bringing together Just Cause Oakland and St. Peter’s Housing Committee to form one organization, our dream came true in 2010. We finalized our merger and became Causa Justa :: Just Cause as
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Movement Building

CJJC works to build a broad social justice movement that can wrestle our communities and this country back from big banks and corporations, corrupt politicians, and those that keep racism alive and well. As a merged, regional organization, we work
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Civic Engagement

Over the past several years we have dramatically increased our involvement in sweeping outreach to our neighborhoods to engage residents in crucial civic processes that impact their lives. We have developed the skills, team and technology to reach out to
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Leadership Development

Community organizing is fundamentally about relationships and leadership. Causa Justa :: Just Cause invests deeply in developing leaders from the neighborhoods where we work. Our members serve on committees that develop our campaigns, they support each other to fight the
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Campaigns

Grassroots policy campaigns are at the heart of our work, because our goal is not just to change conditions one person at a time, but to win long-term institutional change through community organizing. In 2010, we: Published a ground-breaking report:
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Serve the People

Rights-based service provision is one of our core programs. We help individuals and families in our communities to know their rights, and use them to improve their lives. Every day, we give people legal tools and community-based support to defend
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