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image Sarah Yoell Step Down! We Demand REAL Community Oversight of the Oakland Police Department yoells.jpg by APTP
We are joining forces with the Oakland Justice Coalition to demand that Sarah Yoell — appointed by District 3 City Councilmember Lynnette Gibson McElhaney — step down immediately from the selection panel for the Oakland Police Oversight Commission....
Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 2:59PM
image Hunger Strike Set to Begin May 25 at Folsom State Prison 480_folsom-state-prison_1.jpg by SF Bay View
All the prisoners held in Folsom’s ASU and Ad-Seg are without food bowls, therefore having to eat out of ziplock bags. They have no cups, needing to drink water from an old milk carton....
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:58PM
calendar End Santa Cruz City Manager Martin Bernal’s Cruel War On Those Without Housing 480_martin_bernal_1000_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Santa Cruz City Hall 
809 Center Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Tue May 23, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:31AM
image FightBack against City Manager's Anti-Homeless Signs at City Hall 480_santa-cruz-city-hall-personal-survival-property_1.jpg by Robert Norse
Throughout the past week, unhoused folks, who some call the Survival Sleepers, have defied the latest drive-em-out edicts of City Manager Martin Bernal. Other activists are planning protests at City Council next Tuesday. Bernal has refused to answer simple questions about his newly posted signs. Mayor Chase in a recent interview refused to put the issue on the May 23rd Agenda for Public Discussion and Vote....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:44AM
image Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart, Contrary to Assurances, Collaborates with ICE 480_santa-cruz-county-sheriff-jim-hart-ice-dhs_1.jpg by Sanctuary Santa Cruz
Evidence given to Sanctuary activists proves that Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart has been collaborating on “immigration-only” enforcement by ICE. Hart refuses to change the County Jail’s policies, which are voluntary....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:01PM
image The NoDAPL / Copwatch Food Truck. A WeCopwatch and Standing Rock Copwatch collaboration 480_sr1.jpg by WeCopwatch
In the fall of 2016, WeCopwatch traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous-led resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s drilling along the Missouri River, right on the border of the Standing Rock Reservation. Water protectors had been experiencing violence and repression from local, and state authorities as well as DAPL employees....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:53PM
image Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum 480_18447645_682886315247099_3945100374897649092_n_1.jpg by a
Don the Con has admitted to obstructing justice, and he should be impeached. We tried to project just that on a billboard next to Oracle Coliseum, after a Warriors game (victory!). IMPEACH didn't fit the sign as well as Fuck Trump. As fireworks went up so did the chant, "Fuck Trump! Fuck Trump!"...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:34PM
calendar Commemorate revolutionary resistance and Judi Bari Day 480_judi_fist_oakland_3mar95__x_1.jpg by Earth First!
E. 33rd and Park Blvd, in front of Oakland High School, Oakland...
Event Date: Wed May 24, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:08PM
document Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System lccr-report-paying-more-for-being-poor-may-2017.pdf_140_.jpg by LCCR
California's traffic fines and fees are some of the highest in the country, and new data shows that current California policies disproportionately impact people of color. Two bills before the California Legislature (SB 185 and AB 412) would address many of the disparities....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:13PM
text Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community by APTP
The process of allocating Oakland’s 2.6 billion dollar budget for 2017-2019 has begun. We believe that the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional Oakland Police Department consumes far too many of our city's resources. It’s time to audit police spending and performance, and redirect wasted funds to community-building, constructive strategies for making Oakland a safer and better place to live....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:20AM
calendar Emergency Freedom Sleepers Sleep Out Tonight ! by Keith McHenry (posting by Norse)
809 Center St. City Hall Courtyard and Sidewalk along Center St...
Event Date: Fri May 12, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 5:17PM
text An Open Letter to the Berkeley City Council: Police Militarization, Urban Shield and Trump by James McFadden
Voting to endorse police cooperation with the FBI and Homeland Security creates a direct threat to the citizens of Berkeley. The City Council needs to take a moral stand and make a statement: “Berkeley will not cooperate with this xenophobic and racist Trump administration.”...
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:49PM
image Standing Rock Copwatchers in the Bay Area 480_sr1_1.jpg by Standing Rock Copwatchers
In 2016 we left our families, our homes, our lives to go defend the water at Standing Rock, North Dakota. We stood in struggle with hundreds of tribes from across the country and continent. Our fight was for mother earth, and it was for our people, our history, and for our future....
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 2:05PM
image Oakland Committee Voting On Ending Secretive Surveillance 480_op-logo.jpg by Brian Hofer / Oakland Privacy Working Group
Up For Consideration on Tuesday before the Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee, a Transparency Ordinance Grants Community Control Over Spying Equipment Use....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 9:58AM
image Homelessness: Our Failure As A Society 120_santa-cruz-post-office-homeless-campout-2.jpg by Micah Posner
While the City of Santa Cruz is statistically better than the County of Santa Cruz at providing low income housing, it is much worse in the way that it denigrates and criminalizes people who cannot afford the rents being offered....
Posted: Fri May 5, 2017 12:30PM
image Trust Is Not Enough: Stop Unconstitutional and Unwarranted Surveillance in Oakland. 480_oakland-privacy.jpg by Oakland Privacy
We need and would very much like you to send a simple letter in support of an ordinance to stop unconstitutional and unwarranted surveillance to Oakland City Council members. You can do that easily by using this web tool linked to below and here....
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 7:58AM
text DACA Recipients Worried For Their Future by Nicole Wilcox
Individuals under the DACA administration are worried for their futures. President Trump has made it clear he is going to make changes towards the immigration policies. DACA recipients are waiting anxiously to hear what he will do....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 5:04PM
image Signs and Skit Against ICE in Mountain View 480_icegiggailagent_1.jpg by Action League
See photos: “ICE out of California--Support SB 54!” "No ICE in our Town!" and a skit in which a Raging Granny in ICE costume gets tied up....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 3:11PM
calendar Protest at Monterey County Jail! ICE Out of Our Community! Migra Fuera de Nuestra Comunidad! 480_no-human-being-is-illegal_1.jpg by Monterey County Nonviolent Action Committee
Monterey County Jail, 1410 Natividad, Salinas...
Event Date: Tue May 2, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 9:08PM
image On May Day 2017 Workers & Their Kids Speak Out In SF - Defend Workers & Immigrants 480_may_day_unite_here2_marchers_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of workers, trade unionists and youth protested SF ICE and the ILWU shutdown the bay area ports. Rallies were held throughout San Francisco....
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 9:03PM