New Housing Clinic Hours//Cambio de horario

Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) is in an important phase of change and development, which will impact our Tenant Rights Clinic schedule. This is a necessary stage for our sustainability and long-term vision of creating strong and just communities.
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Office Closed/oficina cerrada Aug. 7-11

We will be closed August 7th through the 11th for our summer break. During that time, no one will be available for walk ins or appointments. If you have an Unlawful Detainer please note that you must respond within five
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Meet Our New Summer Interns…..

    KATE ORCHARD I am a student UC Santa Cruz who will be doing a field study at CJJC as part of my major, Community Studies. I organize with the fossil fuel divestment movement and am inspired to fight
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Excelsior Tenant Convention

Photo by Diana Flores
The first-ever Excelsior Tenant Convention took place June 3 with a strong community presence of folks concerned and motivated to exert their rights as renters. The day opened up with inspiring music  from musician activist Francisco
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Witnessing the Power of Renters

Español Tenant rights groups like Causa Justa, the SF Tenants Union, and Housing Rights Committee of SF [//www.hrcsf.org/], PODER, and the Filipino Community Center, have come together to organize tenant conventions around the city as a way to inform renters
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DACA-Eligible Activist Targeted by ICE

Overview of May 18 Border Patrol Operation: On Thursday, May 18, Border Patrol went into Los Angeles area Boyle Heights communities, knocking on doors to try to locate 22-year-old DACA eligible Cal State LA student Claudia Rueda, ultimately arresting and
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Join Our Summer Youth Program!

Education for Liberation Summer is a program for San Francisco Unified School District to youth learn about immigrant and tenant rights, how gentrification and criminalization is impacting your  communities, and how to fight to create justice for yourself  and your
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Monster In the Mission Part 2 — It’s Not Over!

Courtesy of  Plaza16 Our fight against Maximus/Robert Rosania’s luxury Monster in the Mission is not over! We have learned the project may be coming for a vote before the Planning Commission in the near future. Meanwhile Robert Rosania has hired
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How Many More?

San Pablo Ave. apartment fire in West Oakland’s Flatlands March 27, 2017
Camilo Sol Zamora, Causa Justa Co-Director of Community, Land & Development Our hearts are heavy and they go out to the loved ones of the three tenants who
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Tenant Organizing from the Ground Up

California is home to over 16 million renters, 45% of the population, and the majority of us are low-income people of color. A disproportionate number of women with children and people of color are targeted for eviction and displacement every
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Key Hearing on Calle 24 Latino Cultural District

Calle 24 will present its special use district legislation for commercial regulations in the Latino Cultural District to the SF Planning Commission on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 These regulations have been in the works for nearly two years and will
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Usted Tiene Derechos | You Have Rights

Lista de contenido // List of contents Tiene el derecho de permanecer en silencio // You have the right to remain silent ICE viene a su hogar // ICE comes to your home Hay una redada // There is a
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Where to Get Tenant Services Over the Holidays

LEGAL SERVICES FOR SAN FRANCISCO TENANTS (Español sigue) OAKLAND SERVICES FOLLOW THIS LISTING. Servicios para Oakland sigue. Agencies marked with * accept walk ins and do not require an appointment HELPFUL REMINDERS 1. A verbal eviction is never valid. A
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Safe & Affordable Housing is a Human Right

Devastating. No one should die like this. No one. We are in mourning and shock, over the loss of so many beautiful creative spirits who were our friends, neighbors, members of our beloved Oakland community. We are enraged that they
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Stop Eviction of These 2 Mission District Families

 
Maria Maldonado
Today, September 28, seven tenants which include their four children, two of whom attend Cesar Chavez elementary, and another who attends Lincoln High school, are facing eviction from their Mission district home and we’re asking you, dear supporters,

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Victory for the Alvarez Family

Margarita Alvarez
We are always excited to share our tenant victories with you. Margarita Alvarez came into our offices the week of August 15 to let us know she won her housing case! Here’s the backstory: Margarita came to our
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Hundreds March on DNC With Daughter of Berta Cáceres

Berta didn’t die—she multiplied     PHILADELPHIA–Several hundred grassroots organizers from across the country marched on the Democratic National Convention bearing a masks and a giant puppet of the Honduran Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres. They were joined by Berta’s daughter, Laura
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