Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas

A thick strand in the history of U.S. policing is rooted back in the slave patrols of the 19th century. Patty rollers were authorized to stop, question, search, harass and summarily punish any Black person they encountered.

Ana Segovia

I came to Causa Justa because I was having problems with the manager of the apartment where I lived going on 23 years. I moved there in 1993 and the owner wanted to make new rules.

Lynne Parker

When this housing change came the game changed and the whole neighborhood changed.

Breaking the Silence Town Hall

Oakland’s Women of Color Speak Truth to Power By Saryta Rodriguez     On Saturday, Feb. 27th, 2016, I attended the Breaking the Silence Town Hall at Impact Hub here in Oakland. The town hall was one of the most
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Call the Board of Supervisors

TODAY Before 12noon: Call and Email Supervisors URGING THEM to SUPPORT the FULL version of the Tenant Protection 2.0 with the right to have roommates! Today, after many mobilizations, rallies, press events, and discussions, Eviction Protections 2.0 will go to
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MISSION COALITION PROTEST MARKET-RATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Maria Zamudio, CJJC, 415.487.9203 ext. 207, maria.zamudio@cjjc.org  PLAZA 16 COALITION DEMANDS MORATORIUM ON MARKET-RATE DEVELOPMENT AND A SAFE, VIBRANT BART PLAZA THAT SERVES THE EXISTING COMMUNITY 
SATURDAY FEB. 1, 16TH MISSION BART PLAZA, SAN FRANCISCO
 WHEN: Saturday,
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What is Eviction Protections 2.0?

Eviction Protection 2.0 (esoañol sigue)  Tenant Protection 2.0, introduced by Supervisor Jane Kim, provides urgently needed reforms to the City’s Rent Control law to address the eviction crisis that is impacting the City.   The number of eviction notices issued to
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Citywide Coalition Mobilizes to Support New Eviction Protections

PRESS ADVISORY For Immediate Release Contact:Maria Zamudio, Causa Justa::Just Cause:  maria.zamudio@cjjc.orgSarah Sherburn­-Zimmer, Housing Rights Committee:  fred@hrcsf.orgGen Fujioka, San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition: GenFujioka@gmail.com WHAT:      Press briefing and public hearing WHEN:      Monday, July 27, 12:30pm        WHERE:    San Francisco City Hall, Polk Street
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Oakland Community Rallies for City Leaders to Re-Invest in Oakland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            CONTACT: Robbie Clark June 9, 2015 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Oakland Community Groups, Residents, Unions Culminate Daylong Campaign of Direct Action Residents and workers call in mayor, city council to reinvest in communities, workers and vital services ahead of
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¡Pa’lante!

Our friends, family, and community made our Powerful Together ¡Pa’lante! 5th anniversary a huge success, raising over $80,000! These funds will help in our fight against gentrification; and support our immigrant rights  work; it will fortify our Black Priorities Project
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We Are Stronger Than We Were Yesterday

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The Examiner
Something amazing happened at SF City Hall on Tuesday, June 2. It wasn’t just about the hundreds of people who showed up to urge city supervisors to approve the moratorium, or the compelling stories that
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Stand With Women From Rana Plaza to the Bay

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance members from around the country will take part in a global 24-hour feminist action by the World March of Women. This action also serves as the launch of the US Chapter of the WMW and will
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Gracias, Myriam

From top left to right: Myriam at 2013 CJJC holiday celebration; Counseling a tenant; inspiring another tenant; talking with staff member Jaron Browne. Photos CJJC archives. Myriam Begins New Adventure Myriam Zamora is fond of pulling on her revolutionary Nicaraguan
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POWER + Causa Justa: A more POWERful Just Cause

Our longtime sister organization, People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER) has merged into Causa Justa. As of January 1, 2015 Causa Justa :: Just Cause now includes the staff, members, campaigns, and amazing history and legacy of POWER as
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