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

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 filled the chamber, it was
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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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Housing Fund Victory

After a national lawsuit, dozens of direct actions, online petitions, op-eds and ceaseless pressure we are pleased to report that Right to the City alliance (RTTC) Homes For All campaign, of which we are a part, finally won funding to
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Only the Movement Can Deliver Justice

Oakland protest after Ferguson grand jury announcement, Nov. 24. Photo: Jaron Browne Last week the St. Louis County grand jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson, the cop who shot and killed 18-year-old, unarmed Michael Brown on a hot
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Election Roundup – Stunning victories and defeats

      Big Money, distortions damage Prop G.  Despite a powerful, coordinated, grassroots campaign, Proposition G, the Anti-Speculation Tax, went down at the polls in initial results. The Real Estate lobby outspent the tenant side by 12-to-1, flooding voters’ mailboxes with a

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Tenants Rights Tuesdays

This past Tuesday the Community and Economic Development Committee heard testimony from courageous tenants, Just Cause leaders, and allies who all spoke out in support of the Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO) in Oakland.  Along with all the supporters were a
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Win Tenant Protections in Oakland

Allies and Supporters – Thousands of Oakland’s tenants are being intimidated by their landlords, harassed, or neglected in the landlords attempts to push them out.  We have worked with Council member Dan Kalb to draft an ordinance that will stop
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CJJC Helps Tenants Defend N. Oakland Home

CJJC rolled 20 strong with members and community supporters early this morning  to demand that landlord’s John Van Eyck, Caryl Esteves, and Alfred Wong stop the evictions & harassment of our members Mustafa Solomon and Amy Ornoski in North Oakland.
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NYTimes: Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

“The rental shortage has made the most vulnerable tenants susceptible to eviction. “So many of our clients are people of color, people with disabilities, people who have suffered extreme health crises or a long-term chronic illness,” said Christine Donahoe, a
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Stop the Flip: Proposed Anti-Speculation Measure

Scores of community members, tenants and several lawmakers including SF Supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, Jane Kim and Eric Mar introduced a proposed measure that would curb real estate flipping. The SF Anti-Displacement Coalition of which Causa Justa :: Just
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West Oakland Specific Plan is NO Plan For Us

The West Oakland Specific Plan (W.O.S.P.) is a zoning plan that is an example of development WITH displacement. It makes no effort to mitigate the impacts of gentrification and instead opens up the neighborhood even more for investment opportunities. There
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Unity is POWER/¡Unidad es POWER!

On a day when millions of workers across the world will take to the streets marching in unity and solidarity, we are proud to announce that after more than a decade of partnership, camaraderie, and mutual development, POWER and Causa
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ACTION ALERT-URGENT! Stop AB 1513

We calling on our supporters to inform you all of a dangerous bill in the California State Assembly that will be going to the Judiciary Committee TOMORROW Tuesday, April 29. It’s AB 1513: you can read a brief FAQ here: 
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