Gentrification

Post Salon Backs Call on State Officials to Investigate and Remove FCMAT

By Ken Epstein The Oakland Post Community Assembly, along with parents and teachers in the Oakland Not…

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Commentary: Data Points and Dollar Signs: Roots, School Closure, and the New “Demand Rate” Metric

Roots International Academy in East Oaklad By Jane Nylund  Ultimately, the growth of charters will be fundamentally…

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School Board Votes to Close Kaiser Elementary School

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Fiscal Crisis Management & Assistance Team (FCMAT), Gentrification, School closures By Ken Epstein The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD)…

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Big Win in Sacramento for Anti Rent-Gouging and Eviction Protections

Posted in Affordable Housing, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government Tenant leaders of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) and other organizing…

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Parents Push Back Against School District Plan to Close and Merge Schools

Kaiser Elementary School parents meet with school district administrator about school closing, Photo by Ken Epstein. By…

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State Supported Housing Development Will Help Some Homeless but Beyond Reach for Many Oaklanders

Permanent Supportive Housing for former homeless people in San Francisco. By Ken EpsteinSix affordable housing devel­opers have been…

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Black Workers Call for City Council Summit on Discrimination in Hiring on City Projects

Posted in Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor By Ken Epstein African American contractors and construction workers  are opposing a proposal that…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Opinion: City’s Kaiser Center 99-Year Lease Proposal “Lacks in Benefits to Marginalized Communities”

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, History and remembering, Libby Schaaf By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, Ph.D. In 2014, the City of Oakland issued an…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

$44.4 More Million for Homeless

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Homelessness, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice, Sanctuary City, Transportation Affordable housing, parks, illegal…

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Backers of “Public Land for Public Good” Challenge City’s Commitment to Market-rate Housing

Supporters of utilizing all public land for community benefit, especially for affordable housing, speak Tuesday at the…

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