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imageSan Mateo Peace Action — Rally for Women on the SF Peninsula
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by R. Robertson
Every Saturday, San Mateo Peace Action sponsors a protest at 3rd Ave and El Camino Real from 3pm... but one Saturday out of the year is extraordinary....
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:49PM
imageThe 2020 San Francisco Womens' March
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by Leon Kunstenaaar
Photos: Leon Kunstenaar/Pro Bono Photo Native, immigrant, gay, straight march for their rights...
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:27PM
imageWomen Rise Together in San Francisco J18
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by R. Robertson
20,000 by some estimates in San Francisco for the world's fourth Women’s March....
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:58PM
videoThe Fight for Mom's House (video/mp4 393.1MB) by Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh
Documentary on Moms 4 Housing...
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:54PM
imageCommunity Allies Ready to Stand in Defense of Moms' House
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by Dave Id
The Moms 4 Housing were in court on December 30, attempting to establish a human right to housing that supersedes a company's "right" to flip houses for profit at the community's expense. At the same time outside of the moms' house in West Oakland, organizers and allies strategized and practiced home defense tactics in preparation for a potential eviction by sheriff's deputies. Eviction will not be allowed to happen without civil disobedience arrests....
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:03PM
textJan 18, 2020 March for Free Abortion on Demand by When the Saints Come Marching In
The anti-abortion banners are on the poles in San Francisco on Market Street, starting at the foot of Market outside the Hyatt Regency. In this presidential election year, we need every single person who supports the right to abortion at our pro-abortion march on January 18, 2020 starting at 11 a.m. at the Civic Center celebrating the 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v Wade, legalizing abortion in the USA, so that our march is literally not just sidewalk to sidewalk as it usually is, but wal...
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:13PM
imageEnergetic Solidarity with the Moms 4 Housing the Day After Christmas
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by Dave Id
Hundreds showed up for court support at the Hayward Hall of Justice and for home defense at the Moms4Housing home on December 26. Speaking in West Oakland after the court hearing were Misty Cross and Dominique Walker of Moms for Housing, Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., and Carroll Fife....
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:17PM
imageUnhoused Wood Street Residents Deliver Demands and Holiday Care Package to Schaaf's Home
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by Dave Id
Wood Street residents and allies personally delivered a letter of demands — and a holiday care package on behalf of unhoused folks across Oakland — to mayor Libby Schaaf at her posh Oakmore estate on December 19....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:41AM
imageMoms 4 Housing Temporarily Block Eviction
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by Oakland Post
A group of homeless women, who formed a collective called Moms 4 Housing, moved last month into an empty two-story house on Magnolia Street in West Oakland without the owner’s permission and are now fighting in court alongside supporters to stop the eviction....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:18AM
imageMoms 4 Housing Declare Intention to Remain After Eviction Notice
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by Dave Id
On December 3, Moms for Housing received an eviction notice from “fix and flip” company Wedgewood LLC, a self-described “leading acquirer of distressed residential real estate." On December 6, Moms for Housing and allies held a press conference on the front steps of 2928 Magnolia Street in West Oakland, declaring that they intend to remain in their new home....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:13AM
imageCIIS Terminates Esteemed Latina Professor After She Advocated for Pay Equity
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by Freddie Francis
CIIS doubled down on its retaliatory campaign against Dr. Sandra Pacheco, who previously filed a Fair Pay Act and retaliation claim on November 20 — Latina Equal Pay Day — when CIIS President Judie Wexler terminated her on December 10, 2019....
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:24AM
videoInterview with Dominique Walker and Sameerah Karim of Moms4Housing on Move-In Day (video/mp4 66.4MB) by Dave Id
On November 18, two mothers without shelter, born and raised in Oakland, took possession of a vacant investor-owned property in West Oakland. Here, Dominique Walker and Sameerah Karim speak about the economic hardships of life in today's Oakland and how much this opportunity means to them and their families....
Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:39PM
image"The Oppressive State is a Macho Rapist" Chilean flashmob dance comes to San Francisco
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by Impeach Piñera
The viral anti-state, anti-femicide dance flashmob from Chile has come to San Francisco....
Posted: Sat Dec 7, 2019 4:23PM
imageSign the petition: Stop the Eviction of Moms 4 Housing!
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by Moms 4 Housing
On December 3rd we received an eviction notice from Wedgewood LLC, the company that has been holding this house vacant. We won’t give up without a fight. Please, sign the petition in support....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 4:10PM
imageOakland Raids Housing Justice Village: Being Houseless Is Not a Crime
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by Cat Brooks
Last night, dozens of unhoused community members with The Village and East Oakland Collective placed their tents on the lawn of City Hall; demanding to be seen, heard and helped by city officials. Instead they were terrorized, brutalized, arrested and taken to Santa Rita Jail....
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:52PM
videoOakland Mothers Make Vacant House a Home: Move-In Day Video (video/mp4 5.7MB) by Moms 4 Housing
On October 18, two homeless mothers born and raised in Oakland reclaimed possession of a vacant investor-owned property in West Oakland. The mothers, Dominique Walker and Sameerah Karim, are the founding members of Moms for Housing, created to address the extreme challenges working mothers face in finding safe and affordable housing for themselves and their children. Here's video from their move-in day....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:40PM
imageCIIS has denied Chicana Professor Sandra Pacheco pay for over a year for raising pay equity
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by Freddie Francis
Dr. Sandra Pacheco wanted equal pay for herself & her colleagues. Instead, CIIS retaliated by forcing her onto unpaid leave mid-semester & trying to silence her. On Latina Equal Pay Day, Dr. Pacheco and Medina Orthwein demand #EqualPayforSandra....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:25AM
calendarWomen's March San Francisco 2020
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by Women's March San Francisco
Civic Center, between Polk St, Grove St., Larkin St., McAllister St., San Francisco 94102 BART: Civic Center/UN Plaza Station...
Event Date: Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:49PM
imageMisogynist VP Pence Says he Wants to See a Woman on the Moon
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by Protest Reporting
U.S. Vice-President Pence gave a speech at NASA Ames Research facility in Mountain View, California on November 14 to a hand picked group of NASA employees. Protesters outside had a lot to say in response....
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:32PM
imageHomeless Mothers Retake Vacant Oakland Home from Real Estate Speculators
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by Moms 4 Housing
Wedgewood Investments Kept Home Vacant for Over 18 Months...
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:31PM