top
Newswire
Calendar
Features
image Victory! Cancellation of Contract with ICE at Richmond's West County Jail 480_richmondicefori_1.jpg by No More Immigrant Detentions
On July 10, Contra Costa Sheriff David Livingston announced that his department is canceling its contract with ICE at the West County Jail in Richmond. Sherrif Livingston said that protests and public pressure played a role in the decision to cancel the contract....
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:14PM
calendar Disrupt July 4th BBQ: Demand Freedom for Animals by Kitty Jones
Bicycle Coffee Co 364 second st., Oakland 94607...
Event Date: Wed Jul 4, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 3, 2018 1:11PM
text Vote ‘Yes’ on Proposition 10 to repeal extreme Costa Hawkins Act in November by Lynda Carson
Renters throughout the State of California are being forced out of their housing, and displaced from their communities by extreme rent increases, the eviction-for-profit system, and gentrification schemes. A ‘Yes” vote in November for Proposition 10 would help to stabilize communities, and bring back the reasonable rent control options needed to protect renters, families with children, and the working class being priced out of housing options!...
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 7:28PM
text Hundreds Of Immigrant Families, Activists To “Block I.C.E.”, Demand End To Family Detention by APTP
The daily horrors being committed by the US government against immigrant families and individuals at border crossings are a crime against humanity....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 1:28PM
image Unhoused at Union Point Park Harassed, Threatened, Cited, and Evicted onto Dangerous Street 480_unionpoint-eviction_01_06142018_1.jpg by Dave Id
The city of Oakland's strategy for which homeless encampments it chooses to target and when is secretive. Encampment management meetings are held on Fridays and neither unsheltered folks nor homeless advocates are allowed to attend, despite repeated requests by the Homeless Advocacy Working Group over the past year. Differing excuses are offered for evictions from one to the next, and the rationales offered appear ad hoc and can conflict with one another. Sometimes people are evicted from on...
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:15PM
image Occupy ICE Richmond Statement 480_westcounty-ice-protest-daveid-june26_1.jpg by This Just In
Organizer Rachel Silverstein announced that an action is planned to Occupy the only ICE detention facility in the Bay Area beginning Saturday, June 30....
Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:13PM
calendar Families Belong Together Rally for Immigrant Human Rights in Fremont 480_famlies_1.jpg by Mujeres Unidas y Activas and Others
Veterans Park at Fremont Superior Court House, 39439 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:18AM
image Demonstrators/Speakers in Richmond Call for Abolition of ICE 480_richbykbabolish_1.jpg by text R.R./photos Katherine Briccetti
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has an arrangement with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, which operates a detention facility in Richmond, California. Around 200 immigrants are detained at the jail. Today many demonstrators protested there carrying signs reading "Abolish ICE"....
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:25PM
image Day of Protest at Richmond's ICE Detention Facility 480_richbyneloocrowd_1.jpg by R.Robertson
The only ICE facility in the Bay Area is located within the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, CA and operated by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. Approximately 200 adult immigrants are detained there and 25 children of detained immigrants are being held in a facility in Pleasant Hill, also in the San Francisco Bay Area's east bay. Photos here are from a protest of about 175 people today in front of the facility....
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:01PM
image GOP seeks massive HUD budget cuts as $117,400 considered as low-income in Bay Area 480_lydia_gans_photo_1.jpeg by Lynda Carson
Low-income renters of Oakland protesting against their evictions when the City of Oakland, and Oakland Community Housing, Inc.(OCHI), tried to illegally evict the low-income renters from the California Hotel in 2008. (Lydia Gans Photo)...
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:53AM
video Oakland Evicts Largest Encampment at Northgate; Falsely Promotes Tuff Sheds as Viable Alternative (video/mp4 102.7mb) by Dave Id
Shortly after the completion of the construction of the second city-sanctioned Tuff Shed compound under the I-980 freeway at Northgate Avenue and 27th Street in April, the city of Oakland began evicting residents from the largest encampments in the surrounding area. Over the course of four days in May and June, the residents of 50-plus tents and shanty structures were forced out....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:53PM
calendar Families Belong Together: Kids Standing Up for Kids! Rally in Oakland 480_famlies_1_1_1.jpg by Alphabet Rockers & Others
Lakeside Park, near play structure near Staten & Bellevue, Oakland, CA 94610...
Event Date: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:30AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:06PM
text Gentrifiers Co-Opting Detainment Protest in Concord by Writing From Concord
A group of gentrification advocates and development lobbyists are attempting to co-opt an anti-fascist Concord protest movement for their own gain....
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:40PM
calendar Day of Action at West County Detention Facility 480_35842479_10156662220892042_4970490601402269696_o_1.jpg by Abolish ICE
5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, California 94806...
Event Date: Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:47AM
image U.S. Navy May Convert Former Concord Naval Base Into Immigrant Detention Facility 480_concordforindy_1.jpg by R. Robertson
In the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.S. Navy is considering converting a former naval weapons base into a detention facility to hold up to 47,000 immigrants seized at the U.S. border with Mexico. The plan is to jail families at this location in Concord, where a banner read "Concord: Where Families Come First" at a recent protest against the Trump Zero-Tolerance immigration policy. [Photo by Mary Martin DeShaw, free for reuse by non-profit organizations, please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:14PM
image Boycott Continues at East Bay Coffee Co. Over Illegal Firings and Sexual Harassment 480_34369722_320250558508477_7753806589496131584_o_1.jpg by Dayton Andrews
A worker was fired from the company four weeks ago after he refused to serve a customer who had groped and verbally harassed a co-worker. The co-worker had been told to hide in the kitchen if she was uncomfortable with the harassment. Community members are being advised to boycott the establishment until management offers to rehire fired worker, provides compensation for lost wages, and issues a public apology....
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:02AM
image Residents of Concord Protest Trump Administration Immigrant Abuse 480_concordneartopstroller_1.jpg by photographer Mary DeShaw
Immigrant and civil rights activists plus concerned residents of Concord, California rallied on June 14th to protest Trump administration immigration policies that separate children from their parents....
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:21AM
image Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has Trump-like "both sides" reaction to Jogger Joe's anti-homeless attack 480_bbq-becky-schaaf_1.jpg by Dave Id
After fascists and neo-nazis gathered in Charlottesville last August, assaulting anti-racists and killing Heather Heyer, Trump declared: "I think there is blame on both sides." On June 9, 2018, the day video came to light of Henry Sintay, aka #JoggerJoe, throwing the property of Greg Markson into Lake Merritt, Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf echoed that sentiment when she said she felt the "frustration on both sides."...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:32PM
calendar Separation of Families Protest at Richmond ICE Facility 480_familias-unidas_1.jpg by Familias Unidas
West County Detention Facility 5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, California 94806...
Event Date: Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:08PM
image Huge List of ICE Employees, Their Job Title, and Location 480_chinga-la-migra-fuck-ice_1.jpg by Chinga La Migra
It’s Time to Abolish ICE, Border Patrol, Borders, Prisons, and Military....
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:07PM