Monday, August 8, 2022

Public Defender: DA’s lock-‘em-up drug policies don’t work

More of the same abusive policies will rob our communities of effective solutions.

Fighting for reproductive justice and self-determination in post-Roe America

Power over incarcerated people vs. autonomy within incarcerated people.

Laguna Honda: State’s rushed closure of SF hospital paused after transfer deaths & community...

Looking for forever pause in patient transfers from Laguna Honda.

The Queen of Steamfunk: Valjeanne Jeffers in memoriam

Sumiko Saulson honors her friend and her legacy.

They killed ACA3, so slavery still lives!

To end slavery, we the People must actually and actively care about human beings who are enslaved in the modern carceral setting.

In Black August, condemn wrongful incarceration and celebrate Joe Capers Month

What is Joe Capers Month in Black August?

Forward forever!

Transitions, struggles and victories – what's happening.

Tongo is a full-time organizer at occupied Parker Elementary

Tongo and the occupied Parker School community work together in the fight for liberation and self-determination.

The Wakanda-inspired ‘Black Futures Ball’ is coming to the Bay – you ready?

On the ball at the Ball, higher education awaits students winning EOYDC scholarships generated by this Oakanda Gala!

Celebrate Dr. Ratcliff’s 90th birthday

Like the faceted wonder of a kaleidoscope – the indomitable Dr. Willie Ratcliff.

Crackdown on the culture: Vendors barred from 24th St. BART plaza

Blinded by racist classism, city leaders and local orgs can’t see the vibrancy of 24th Street Plaza.

California repeals discriminatory loitering for prostitution law

Working towards full decriminalization of sex work in the ongoing war against women, US PROS and others salute recent progress.

Another disheartening Supreme Court decision: West Virginia v. EPA

The Hunters Point Biomonitoring Foundation sustains hope in the deepening struggle for human rights and environmental justice.

The community occupation of Parker Elementary in East Oakland is almost 2 months old

As privatization worms its way into all aspects of society, Parker Community School strategizes for the long haul.

SF Supervisors call on new DA Brooke Jenkins to preserve Innocence Commission

The Innocence Commission digs deeper to exonerate the innocent.

Chrysallis Lab is helping people with employment skills and opportunities

Hurdling systemic barriers, presentation tools are offered to give people an extra-best shot at landing a first or transitioning job.

The 1st Annual Black August Film Festival is Aug. 13 in Pasadena

Black August Film Festival expands possibilities in the human experience and the freedom struggle.

HUD provides valued support where it is needed

Hope from HUD with Mountain View City Council’s leadership addressing affordable housing for Bay Area residents.

Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center honors community members instrumental during pandemic

This COVID-19 pandemic response created a blueprint to impact other issues in Black communities.