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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Building Urban Youth Power

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
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La habitabilidad de la vivienda y la salud

DECLARACIóN 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
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Urban Shield No More!

The end of Urban Shield is a monumental victory and testament to a vision of Community Defense beyond policing.

Appreciating Two Movement Leaders

Espanol sigue 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
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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

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
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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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