Desley Brooks

Oakland May Name Road in Honor of Oscar Grant

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Desley Brooks, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Community leaders join together to endorse naming road…

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Oakland Pays Tribute to Outgoing Councilmember Desley Brooks

Posted in Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated “Desley was the lightning rod who took all the bad energy…

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Oakland Race & Equity Dept. Report Calls for End to Systemic Racial Disparities

Affordable housing protest at Oakland City Hall By Ken Epstein City Councilmembers  this week took the “first step”…

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Clergy Leaders Endorse Desley Brooks While Mayor and Developers Raise Money to Defeat Her

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Politics, voting rights Brooks’ opponents are spending nearly…

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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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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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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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Community Action Needed Against Illegal Dumping and Litter

Posted in Desley Brooks, Elections 2018, Illegal dumping, Responsive Government By Desley Brooks Litter has become a major problem in Oakland. Throughout…

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Councilmembers, Community Groups Push Mayor for Funding for Homeless, Job Training and Trash Cleanup

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Members of East Oakland…

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