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 Read More »
Dear supporters, allies and clients, all our offices in SF and Oakland will be closed for summer break from August 6-10, including our Tenant Rights Clinics. We will re-open our offices on Monday August 13th at 1PM We will have Read More »
By Hunter King
Around the country, urban youth of color face big challenges – access to education and jobs, substance abuse, violence and an angry wave of white nationalism that is making attacks all too common. In early July, youth Read More »
23 de abril de 2016
El informe del departamento de salud pública del condado de Alameda encuentra una brecha económica creciente y mayores inequidades de salud para los residentes dependiendo de la raza y el lugar
Las recomendaciones se Read More »
Alameda County Public Health Dept. Report Finds Widening Economic Divide and Greater Health Inequities for Residents According to Race and Place
Recommendations focus on improving gaps in the current system and on better alignment of policy, practice, and resources
( Read More »
Join the Stop Urban Shield Coalition Tuesday, March 27 for a 10AM press conference and then the meeting at 11AM at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, to urge them to say NO to the Sheriff’s request to fund Urban Read More »
By Madison Ashley
Causa Justa and hundreds of community members–from young children to seniors– took to the streets of downtown Oakland Jan. 15, to reclaim the radical legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr through marching, dance, art, and displays Read More »
Dear Causa Justa family:
Two of our longtime leaders are headed in new directions. Dawn Phillips, Co-Director of Programs and Robbie Clark, Co-Director of Community Rights will both be transitioning out of Causa Justa. We feel honored by Read More »
SACRAMENTO–Hundreds of tenants across the state are convening Thursday, Jan. 11, at the capitol to demand a full repeal of the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, the state law that restricts local rent control measures.
The Assembly Housing Committee is to Read More »
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution to the good of all.
Peace is Read More »
Bessy Wong, long-term tenant in the Mission, has been living in her unit with her family since 1994. The landlord recently renovated part of the building and then issued an Owner Move-In Eviction dated June 12th, 2017. CJJC
When the Pelayo-Valenzuela family first came to San Francisco in 1996 they struggled to find decent and affordable housing.
Norma and Faustino lived in expensive yet tiny studios, shared cramped units with other families while having Read More »
May 2017-Three years after being displaced when a fire roared through their apartment Trinidad Sanchez and her daughter Cindy Salazar and two grandchildren will be getting the keys to their restored apartment in the Bayview on Thursday where they have Read More »
CAUSA JUSTA’S TENANT RIGHTS CLINICS WILL BE CLOSED FROM DECEMBER 24TH – JANUARY 3RD.
During that time, no one will be available for walk-ins.
If you have an Unlawful Detainer please note that you must respond within five days to Read More »
By Cynthia Fong, Housing Rights Committee of SF
Owner move-in reform unanimously passed through the Board of Supervisors on July 18. This reform adds enforcement mechanisms to protect tenants from landlords who abuse OMI evictions and never intend Read More »
TONIGHT, Monday, June 26, you are invited to take a stand for justice in Oakland in a CALL TO ACTION!
The ReFund Coalition is a community-labor coalition which organized to get a just budget approved in Oakland. This fair budget Read More »
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 Read More »
For Immediate Release: June 12, 2017
Housing advocates, tenants, supervisors prepare for a showdown after Supervisor tries to fast-track Apartment Association-backed proposal
When: Monday, June 12, 2017
Where: Front steps of SF City Hall – Polk Street side Read More »
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 Herrera who sang about Read More »
Come to Oakland City Council – Monday 6/12 5:30
SIGN THE PETITION and join the ReFund Oakland Community-Labor Coalition and fight to:
1. Reinvest in Housing for ALL,
2. Reinvest in Oakland’s Workers,
3. Reinvest in Public Services, Read More »
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 Read More »
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 Read More »
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 Read More »
It has been said that nothing is certain but change. And we’d like to tell you about some exciting changes.
We are sad yet proud to announce the departure of CJJC’s founding Executive Director María Poblet who has served our
Thank you for joining us on May Day along with hundreds of thousands across the county. Our hearts and spirits, like yours, were lifted to see families, elders, workers, activists, artists, mothers and their babies, teachers with their students, people Read More »
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 Read More »