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CJJC Unfolds First Universidad Assata Shakura

By Maria Zamudio In January Causa Justa::Just Cause’s (CJJC) member leaders and staff began our first three-month political and organizational learning process, the Universidad Assata Shakur. This is a way for member leaders from San Francisco and Oakland to deeply
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By Sheon Slaughter My name is Sheon Slaughter and I am a Causa Justa::Just Cause member. I have lived in North Oakland at 32nd Street and Telegraph Avenue for four years and while I love my neighborhood, there are some
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Building Skills and Leadership

By Billy Trice Jr. I’ve been a member of Causa Justa::Just Cause since 2000. I first got involved in the work to get a Just Cause Eviction Ordinance passed in Oakland. This ordinance, called Measure EE was going to require
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The Problem With Evictions

Robbie Clark More than $3.5 million people in the United States are homeless and another 6 million people are on the verge of homelessness, paying more than half their income for rent and struggling to get by. The need for
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Fighting for our Future in the Mission

by MartaJuárez My name is Marta Juarez: I am an immigrant; I came to the Mission neighborhood in 1986. When I arrived in this neighborhood, I was very excited to find a place where the people and small businesses were
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S-Comm: A New Attack On Immigrants

Angelica is crying. She’s remembering when police stopped her husband while he was driving in a Bay Area city. It seemed like a random stop — perhaps a rosary hanging from the rear view mirror, maybe a drive through a
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