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imageWe Stand with LA Families Occupying Vacant Homes to Self-Quarantine During COVID-19 Pandemic
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by Moms 4 Housing
Today, Reclaiming Our Homes, a group of housing insecure and homeless people and families in Los Angeles, CA, reclaimed six vacant homes owned by the state of California in the El Sereno neighborhood of Los Angeles. Moms for Housing issued the following statement in support of the families, who, like the Moms, are members of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment....
Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:52PM
imageCoonerty Appointee Bullies County Health Officer
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Damon Bruder, Santa Cruz County Supervisor Ryan Coonerty's appointee to the County's Syringe Services Program (SSP) Advisory Commission, has made harassing and bullying statements on social media directed at Rachel McCullough-Sanden, an Epidemiologist and HIV Surveillance Coordinator at the County Health Services Agency (HSA). On February 14, a disparaging screen capture of McCullough-Sanden taken from video of a Board of Supervisors meeting was posted to the Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real F...
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:48AM
imageProminent Feminists Oppose the Recall in Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz News
Ann Simonton, the founder of Media Watch, spoke out again this week to address what she calls the "false accusations" leveled against Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover, and to urge voters to vote no on their recall. "False accusations of harassing women is worrisome, as it generates an environment where survivors who experience harassment aren’t believed," Simonton wrote. "Generations of women have worked to reach the progress we are beginning to see today. It’s parti...
Posted: Sat Feb 8, 2020 6:15PM
imageInclusivity Key Point at San Jose Women's March
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by Stop Patriarchy
January 18, 2020....
Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:54AM
imagePhotos from Oakland Women's March
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by R.R.
January 18, 2020...
Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:15AM
imageFocus on Oakland Women's March
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by R.R.
January 18, 2020....
Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:24AM
imageWomen Rise in Santa Rosa's Old Courthouse Square
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by 4th Annual Women's March
An estimated 1,000 people gathered in Old Courthouse Square during the Women’s March in Santa Rosa, California on January 18....
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:19PM
imageMoms 4 Housing to Buy #MomsHouse!!
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by Moms4Housing
Oakland, Calif. — Moms 4 Housing announced this morning a deal with Wedgewood Inc to buy #MomsHouse through the Oakland Community Land Trust. Founding members of Moms 4 Housing Dominique Walker, Misty Cross and Tolani King will be at the 6th Annual Rally & March to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy, hosted by the Anti Police-Terror Project, at noon today....
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:35AM
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