Add comment on:Dan Siegel Announces “Radical” Agenda If Elected Mayor of Oakland, 1/9/14: video & photos
Civil rights attorney Dan Siegel announced his candidacy for mayor of Oakland on January 9 before a crowd of well over 100 supporters in Oscar Grant plaza at the corner of 14th & Broadway. Under an arc of green and gray balloons that framed the Jack London Oak, Siegel spelled out an ambitious agenda should he be elected mayor of Oakland. He wants a $15 minimum wage, public schools to develop into community centers, neighborhood gardens to flourish throughout the city, Oakland police to stop abusing citizens, and the Domain Awareness Center to be shut down. To the conventional wisdom in Oakland’s halls of power, this a radical agenda. To many in Oakland, however, it’s just common sense. (full video below)
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