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8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Cat Brooks from Anti Police-Terror Project and Justice Teams Network to talk about CHP patrolling Oakland Streets at the request of Libby Schaaf. Cat shares more about the “trifecta” of law enforcement in Oakland. Listen in...

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Towards Liberation & Creation

Towards Liberation & Creation

…We must not only imagine but craft into existence a different world and not one that is only in response to these oppressive systems and the daily acts of violences but a world that is embedded in our DNA and seeded by our ancestors.

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8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Liana Molina from East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) and Cheuk-Ning Li from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) on the Public Lands for Public Good land trust and an update on the As and Howard...

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Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

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7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

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7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

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Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Justice Teams Network Executive Director and Anti Police-Terror Project Co-founder, Cat Brooks, joined me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial to cut the lies and fear being peddled about defunding the police. If you enjoyed this video, please consider donating at...

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BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

Last Thursday in a landslide win, City Council voted 6 – 2 to approve City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ proposed budget amendments which include reallocating $18M to fund violence prevention rather than the mayor’s proposed two additional police academies.

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8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Cat Brooks from Anti Police-Terror Project and Justice Teams Network to talk about CHP patrolling Oakland Streets at the request of Libby Schaaf. Cat shares more about the “trifecta” of law enforcement in Oakland. Listen in...

read more
Towards Liberation & Creation

Towards Liberation & Creation

…We must not only imagine but craft into existence a different world and not one that is only in response to these oppressive systems and the daily acts of violences but a world that is embedded in our DNA and seeded by our ancestors.

read more
8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Liana Molina from East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) and Cheuk-Ning Li from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) on the Public Lands for Public Good land trust and an update on the As and Howard...

read more
Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

read more
7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

read more
7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

read more
Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Justice Teams Network Executive Director and Anti Police-Terror Project Co-founder, Cat Brooks, joined me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial to cut the lies and fear being peddled about defunding the police. If you enjoyed this video, please consider donating at...

read more
BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

Last Thursday in a landslide win, City Council voted 6 – 2 to approve City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ proposed budget amendments which include reallocating $18M to fund violence prevention rather than the mayor’s proposed two additional police academies.

read more

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