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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How Many More?

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 lost their lives as a result of yesterday’s San Pablo Ave apartment
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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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Where to Get Tenant Services Over the Holidays

Español sigue 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. HELPFUL REMINDERS 1. A verbal eviction is never valid. A proper notice must be
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Stop Eviction of These 2 Mission District Families

  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, to call

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Victory for the Alvarez Family

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 offices in
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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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