Lennar and their fleet of consultants are calling the Bayview Affordable Housing Initiative a “poison pill.” The irony here shouldn’t be lost on anyone.
“The California Hotel is just the first building,” said Robbie Clark, an organizer with Just Cause Oakland, who led the chants and rallying cry with tenants and supporters Monday. “There will more than likely be others. We have to come together as a community and prevent the displacement of residents.”
Sandra was extremely shocked and devastated by Judge Slabach’s order that placed her 7-year-old son’s life in danger.
Three years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita battered the homes of hundreds thousands of Louisianans, too many residents are still unable to afford to rebuild their homes or find an affordable place to rent.
George D. Porter dedicated his career to the International Longshoremen’s Workers Union Local 34. He died in the care of his loving family on the morning of Feb. 19, 1992. His immediate cause of death was dehydration. His final cause of death was pulmonary asbestosis.
Now that we know how that negligence has endangered an upscale white neighborhood in Florida, will anyone in Hunters Point stand up in Lennar’s defense?
“I feel like there is racism, ageism and sexism in the CPS system,” said Alicia.
The longshoremen of the West Coast are demonstrating that it is possible to oppose the war-mongering corporate politicians and prevent them from dividing and conquering the movements of the workers and peoples.
“I’ve been trying to free myself of Katrina’s grasp. ... With what I’ve gone through, I should be just stark raving mad by now, but I’m able to go on.”
“People need to know about Proposition G’s environmental consequences. This is a ploy to pave parks for profits.”
People are scared about the future in a state that should be all about hope for the future. We represent California – the eighth largest economy on the planet.
Lennar has used its multi-million dollar profits to buy off community groups, pay community residents as “consultants” and sell a set of wolf tickets that would have shamed even the wolf himself.
The Quesada Kids Community Fruit Stand was the talk of Third Street over the weekend. Quesada Gardens Initiative co-founder Shane King organized half a dozen youngsters to harvest his backyard plum tree and sell the fruit at the tip of the Quesada Garden by the Bank of America. The fruit sold out in about an hour, the kids made more money than they expected, passers-by LOVED the idea and everyone wants more of the same.
The ceremony was held to recognize the important role that informal childcare providers play in raising preschool age children and preparing them for Kindergarten.