Show up Wed., June 2, at 12 p.m. at Berkeley City Hall steps. Coalition demands City Council keep it’s promise to re-invest BPD funding in community-based organizations and critical services they provide instead of proposed 22% slash in 2022 budget.
Following up on “Justice organizations call on California Gov. Newsom to act now to reduce COVID-19 risks in state prisons,” The Justice Collaborative sent these more specific and detailed recommendations to key members of Gov. Newsom’s administration.
Those who profit off illness are very powerful in the U.S. Kaiser is a non-profit that earns massive sums and is also a major opponent of an Improved Medicare for All.
Mayor Breed’s proposed budget focuses on equity and accountability, which includes investing in neighborhoods and communities that have been traditionally overlooked and are in dire need of key housing and infrastructure improvements. In her budget announcement, Mayor Breed announced that, including the proposed $600 million affordable housing bond for the November election, she has identified over $1 billion for affordable housing since taking office.