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imageUC Cops Clear People's Park Eastside Encampment
by Darin
The deal was last year that after the clearance and arrests of the Park's occupation that the regular homeless individuals could camp there again without intensified reprisals. It was a verbal agreement between activists and longtime homeless. On the night of January 17, UC police violated that agreement....
Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:49PM
imageWar Commentary Issue #1
by War Commentary
An anarchist news-sheet dedicated to chronicling the emerging conflict between the forces of greed and the forces of liberation...
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:57PM
imageClimate Strike: SF Bay Area Youth Strike in Oakland
by Leon Kunstenaar
Young people show the way to avoid the apocalypse...
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:58PM
imageOakland Rally and March for MLK Day
by Leon Kunstenaar
Children and disabled lead Oakland march to reclaim King's radical legacy...
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:23PM
imageMoms 4 Housing to Buy #MomsHouse!!
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
imagePhotos from East Oakland Guerilla Housing Action
by Zack Haber
On Jan 18 and 19 about 75 people showed up to help build small homes for unhoused Oakland residents on E12th Street and 14th and 16th Avenues. They're in the process of building about 10 homes and hope to finish tomorrow. Most homes are 8X12 feet and will house one person. The City of Oakland's Tuff Shed program shelters 2 people in 10X12 foot sheds....
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:52PM
imageAdvocates and Unhoused Residents Seek Community Help to Build Small Homes on MLK Weekend
by Zack Haber, Oakland Post
The Village, a group that fights for unhoused resident rights, is asking for community support on January 18 and 19, 2020, to help with their event Guerrilla Housing: Reclaiming Dr. King’s Legacy of Radical Action....
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:40PM
imageReclaiming His Legacy
by Cat Brooks
“Dr. King was a freedom fighter and he taught me how to fight. We gonna fight all day and night until we get it right!”...
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:54PM
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
calendarAPTP to Lead 6th Annual March/Rally to Reclaim MLK (plus weekend events)
by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street and Broadway Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:35PM
textUpdate: Violation of Oakland’s Fire Watch at Effie’s House by Lynda Carson
Asides from the fact that the Fire Watch has been violated during a whole two week period, according to a source in the Oakland Fire Department, someone from the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation’s corporate office located downtown Oakland has been submitting documents to the Fire Department claiming that there have been security guards posted at Effie’s House for the past two week holiday period!...
Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 11:39PM
calendarConcord: Solidarity with Unions by -X-
Concord City Council Chambers 1950 Parkside Drive...
Event Date: Tue Jan 7, 2020 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Jan 1, 2020 9:33PM
imageCommunity Allies Ready to Stand in Defense of Moms' House
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
imageOakland’s Mosswood Park Unhoused Residents Fenced In
by Zack Haber, Oakland Post
On Tuesday Dec. 4, workers for Security Contract Services installed a fence surrounding a community of unhoused residents who live in tents at Mosswood Park in Oakland, directly across from Kaiser Permanente’s medical center....
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:37PM
textEBALDC is in violation of Oakland’s Fire Marshal imposed Fire Watch at Effie’s House by Lynda Carson
Due to a lack of transparency and the failure of EBALDC management at Effie’s House to provide information or documentation to the tenants as to why they are in presently in violation of the Fire Watch that was ordered by the Oakland Fire Marshal, it is clear that the tenants have been placed at risk, and it is advisable that EBALDC needs to resolve this problem immediately!...
Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:34PM
imageEnergetic Solidarity with the Moms 4 Housing the Day After Christmas
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
imageMoms 4 Housing Push Back Against PR Move by Wedgewood and LA Nonprofit Shelter 37
by Dave Id
On Christmas Eve, Moms for Housing held a press conference to respond to a public relations ploy by Wedgewood LLC — using affiliated Los Angeles nonprofit Shelter 37 to attempt to soften the company's image as it seeks to evict them. Oakland councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas and representatives for council members Rebecca Kaplan and Dan Kalb spoke on behalf of the moms....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:35PM
imageUnhoused Wood Street Residents Deliver Demands and Holiday Care Package to Schaaf's Home
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
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
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