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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
imageProtesters Demonstrate at VP Mike Pence's NASA Speech in Mountain View, CA
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by Protest Reporting
Vice-President Mike Pence gave a speech at NASA Ames Research facility on November 14 following a brief fundraising trip to California. The same day there was a school shooting in Santa Clarita. Demonstrators did not hesitate to point out that Pence is an adamant supporter of the National Rifle Association....
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:43PM
imageChair and Vice-Chair Resign from City's Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
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by Santa Cruz News
Kevin W. Grossman, Chair of the City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (CPVAW), and Vice-Chair Leila Kramer have both resigned from their positions on the Commission. Due to a lack of a quorum triggered by their resignations, the November 6 CPVAW meeting was adjourned to the next regularly scheduled meeting of February 5, 2020. Photo: Former CPVAW Chair Kevin Grossman (left) and former Vice-Chair Leila Kramer (middle) speak at the September 24 Santa Cruz Ci...
Posted: Sat Nov 9, 2019 9:53PM
imageMediation Won't End Class War
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by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal knows who he works for and it isn’t the residence of the city. Our city like most in the US is controlled by property speculators and transnational corporations. This is a nationwide deliberate war against those forced to live outside. A war against the poor....
Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:36PM
imageArt In Struggle For Women & Prisoners In Iran: The Mural, The Artists & Women
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by Labor Video Project
An opening for an art mural about women and the prisoners of Iran was held on October 6, 2019 at Clarion Alley. The mural portrays the women who are fighting for human rights and worker rights in Iran...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:18AM
videoCommission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women Strays from its Charge (video/mp4 35.6MB) by Santa Cruz News
Gillian Greensite, the co-founder of the Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (CPVAW), and its first Chair, spoke to the Santa Cruz city Council on October 8 about how the Commission has strayed outside of its original charge, of "sexual harassment, rape, and domestic violence," when it moved to endorse a censure of Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover. Greensite added, "I have no doubt that the complaints that the women brought forward [against Glover and Krohn] were...
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 4:56PM
calendarJustice for Jessica -- October 9th rally and press conference at San Francisco City Hall
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by Morning Star Gali
San Francisco City Hall Steps on Polk Street...
Event Date: Wed Oct 9, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 1:49PM
textAbortion Bans; S.F. Anti-Abortion Marches; Free Abortion on Demand by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
As the United States gets ready to join the backward countries of the world with a ban on abortion, we must ask, how did we get to this point? Why have the Democrats been promoting anti-abortion candidates? How did at least 5 anti-abortion Supreme Court justices get confirmed? Why didn’t Democrat Obama who had a Democratic majority Congress in both houses in his first two years sign a law legalizing abortion so we would not have to depend on a pro-abortion majority in the Supreme Court? W...
Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 6:43AM
imageIn San Jose, Protesters Call for Preservation of Abortion Rights
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by Text: RR Photos: Aria Barajas
"If You're Against Abortions Have a Vasectomy" and other placards at protest in San Jose on May 21. Photos by: Aria Barajas, ProBonoPhoto. Please credit the author. Non-commercial use only....
Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 3:10AM
imageAbortion Bans Spur Prompt Dissent in Palo Alto
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by Text: Raging Grannies Photos: Teri Vershel
On May 21, demonstrators rushed to a rapid response action for women's right to abortion at a traditional spot for protest near Stanford University and Palo Alto High School. Despite decades of free speech rallies at the location, a nearby business owner chose the occasion to object to protesters placing placards in a way that touched their property wall. The Raging Grannies respond. Photos by Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 11:22PM
calendar#StopTheBans: Pro-Choice Rallies throughout CA & Across the Nation
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by NARAL & Many Others
Pro-Choice Rallies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the State of California, and across the nation....
Event Date: Tue May 21, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:19PM
imagePhotos Women's March 2019
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by D. Boyer
Photos from the 2019 Women's March in San Francisco....
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:11AM
imageSigns of the Times at Santa Rosa Women's March
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by photos by Bill Clark
Please credit the photographer as follows: Bill Clark, Probonophoto....
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:08AM
imagePhotos from San Jose Women's March
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by photos by Teri Vershel
Please credit Teri Vershel, Probonophoto....
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:57AM