We Define Justice

This verdict is not an example of a just system acting as it should, it is the result of an unjust system being forced to reckon with our collective power and refusal to forget.

November 2020 Endorsements

San Francisco Endorsements / Proposiciónes de San Francisco (Courtesy SF and Oakland Rising) Prop A – Health and Homelessness, Parks, and Streets Bond / Financia servicios críticos, parques y reparación de calles en respues- ta a COVID YES ✓ Crafted
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SF Tenant Tips :: Recursos para inquilinxs

Español sigue 1.   ALWAYS document any issue you are experiencing as a tenant. We advise that you type or handwrite a letter to your landlord or master tenant. If possible, make a copy for yourself and send via certified mail
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July 14 Newsletter

Key Vote Will Add More Tenant Protections On Tuesday, July 14, at 1:30 pm, the Oakland City Council will vote on important upgrades to the Tenant Protection Ordinance and other city tenant ordinances. The upgrades are common sense updates in
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June 18 Newsletter

A Call to Action & Support The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) has put out a call to action for Juneteenth (#SixNineteen) to mobilize digitally, in our communities, and in Washington D.C. for the weekend of June 19th-21st.
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CJJC April 15 Newsletter

Shut Down, Decarcerate Local Jails for Public Health Now is a pivotal moment in the fight against jails in the Bay Area. Covid-19 is exposing what many of us already knew, that our jails are ALWAYS public health hazard, especially
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CJJC Newsletter April 1

TODAY!! Day of Action to Cancel Rent/Mortgages & Demand Homes For All   This crisis is making clear — true collective health for all means we must guarantee that everyone has a safe, secure and healthy home. Across the country,
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Oakland Eviction Moratorium Fact Sheet

What is the Oakland Evictions Moratorium? The Oakland Moratorium is currently the only real moratorium on evictions in the state of California. Here’s an overview of what it does: 1) It protects Oakland tenants from being evicted during the Oakland
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________________________________________________________________________________ PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES SOBRE LA MORATORIA ¿Qué es la moratoria de desalojos de Oakland? La Moratoria de Oakland es actualmente una de las únicas moratorias de desalojo reales en el estado de California. Aquí hay una descripción general de lo
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How You Can Support During COVID-19

Renter Protections Silicon Valley Rising, along with allies sent a letter to all city council members in Santa Clara County, asking them to join with San Jose to immediately enact strong paid sick leave ordinances to protect our public health—
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The High Court’s Egregious Public Charge Ruling

This ruling is an attack on our immigrant communities and rooted in hate. This act of hypocrisy is an effort by the administration and its nativist policies to limit immigration by any means necessary.

Oakland City Council Must #ClosetheLoopholes

Oakland’s housing affordability crisis is deepening inequality and forcing working-class communities of color out of the city. Rent stabilization is an essential policy tool to stop displacement and must be applied uniformly to duplex and triplex buildings. Oakland City Council
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Becoming A Country Of The Disappeared

We denounce the recent SCOTUS decision to roll back constitutional protections of due process for immigrants, stripping them of their legal rights and expanding the detention system.

Resources For You To Breathe Easier

Community! Air quality is continuing to deteriorate. Please wear a mask of at least N95 (P100 is best) quality anytime you go outside and stay indoors and near air purifiers if this is at all possible for you. Bay Area
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