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View events for the week of 6/ 2/2020
POSTPONED: Rally to Defend West Oakland Homeless Community During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Date Tuesday June 02
Time 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorThe United Front Against Displacement
Emailwewontgo [at] riseup.net
Phone5108159978
Location Details
The Corner of 18th & Wood st in West Oakland
Come out Tuesday through Friday at 8 AM to help residents of Wood Street defend themselves from eviction. The California Department of Transportation and the Oakland Police Department are planning to evict over 15 members of the West Oakland Wood St. Homeless Community. This is in direct violation of the Alameda County Moratorium on homeless sweeps and is a gross violation of human rights during a time when many people are struggling to survive.
The California Department of Transportation has not offered residents adequate housing alternatives and is instead directing them to relocate off of State owned property onto Wood St. which is already crowded. Residents risk losing all their of their property to vehicle tows and confiscation if they do not comply. Living in more cramped conditions makes them even more susceptible to the spread of the Coronavirus.
The United Front Against Displacement is working with Residents of the Wood St. Community to hold a rally to support the residents struggling to contend with these dangerous orders. We are meeting at 18th St. and Wood St. at the start of each day. Residents are demanding that they be allowed to shelter in place if no better housing alternatives are available.
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Added to the calendar on Sunday May 31st, 2020 11:18 PM
§Eviction Postponed Till Next Tuesday
by The United Front Against Displacement
Monday Jun 1st, 2020 6:50 PM
Due to the ongoing solidarity protests over the death of George Floyd as well as our organizing efforts, the eviction has been postponed till next Tuesday. Stay tuned for updates, this is not over!
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