Month: October 2018

Opinion: Schaaf’s Leadership of OPD Compels Support of Cat Brooks for Mayor

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Politics, voting rights By Dan Siegel Mayor Libby Schaaf owns the multiple…

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Attacks on Desley Brooks Are “Shameful and Dishonest,” Say Community Leaders

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Responsive Government, Sanctuary City, voting rights…

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UN Report Says Oakland Guilty of “Cruel and Inhumane Treatment” of Homeless

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Environment, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Libby Schaaf The United Nations Special Rapporteur to the Right to Adequate Housing, Lelani Farha, released…

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Opinion: “Oakland’s Democracy Is Strengthened by the Re-Election of Councilmember Desley Brooks,” Says Sandré Swanson

Posted in Commentary, Community, Desley Brooks, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Sanctuary City Desley Brooks and Sandré…

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Pastors, Black Panther Co-Founder, Residents React to Outside Money Pouring into D-6 Council Race

Posted in Coliseum City, Desley Brooks, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated Community leaders defend Councilmember Desley…

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Are Schaaf Administration and City Attorney Undermining Independent Police Commission?

Posted in Community, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety Mayor Schaaf, City Administrator Landreth and City Attorney Parker failed to respond to…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Pamela Price Campaign Joins Forces with Jovanka Beckles

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Sanctuary City Price has been endorsed by Black Democratic Clubs…

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Open Letter: Who Should Be Making the Decisions, the Residents or Outside Millionaires?

By Desley Brooks A lot is at stake for District 6 voters in this election. We have…

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Open Letter: Elect Clarissa Doutherd for School Board, District 4

Doutherd’s opponent, Gary Yee, supported “top heavy administration” and closed the 25,000-student Oakland Adult Education program Clarissa…

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Hold Sheriff Accountable for Human Rights Violations at Alameda County Jail, Says New Report

Posted in Economic Development, Mass incarceration, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated “Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with…

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