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East Palo Activists/Raging Grannies PART II
by Granny Ruth R/Bill (info [at] raginggrannies.com)
Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
PART II of 3. Youth United for Community Action and Raging Grannies at the San Francisco District office OSHA. Fighting against environmental racism and corporate negligence.
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After marching for about 30 minutes, the group heads up the stairs to the front of the building where OSHA holds court. They are met at "The Gate" by security.
§Activist delegation meets up with security
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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Granny Gail is amongst those volunteering for a delegation to go into the OSHA office with a list of \"asks\". Already dressed for her role in Granny Street Theater (see Part III) she must have had the security guy wondering what was up. Annie Loya, YUCA organizer, is second from right.
§GATE CLOSED on the demonstrators!
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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§Delegation talks but security locks down
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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§The Gate Speaks Volumes
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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§Safe in their secure spot...
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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Security glares from the other side of the gate
§Daily News photographer
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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Seen here with camera, the Palo Alto Daily News photographer waits and wonders...what next?
§Come down and talk!
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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Left to right: YUCA's Charisse Domingo (with camera), Alvaro Alvarez, Granny Barbara B, and Gabriel Mena call OSHA from cell phones
§Finally some news
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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Annie Loya finally convinces an OSHA representative to come downstairs and take a message to "Cora"....later depicted as "the office lady" in Granny street theater (Part III). The crowd celebrates.
§Right on says Granny Barbara G
by Granny Ruth R/Bill Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 5:09 AM
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There surely must be danger in those purple parasols!
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