Truth Commission on RAD/PACT and the privatization of public housing: May 4th on Zoom

Comisión de Verdad  Programas de RAD y la privatización de alojamiento publico  Martes, el cuatro de Mayo, 20214 de la Tarde por Zoom https://zoom.us/jointeléfono: 929-436-2866ID de Reunión: 836 8367 7223Contraseña : 399431 Panelistas incluyen residentes de edificios convertidos por RAD, o están en proceso de ser convertidos/privatizados. Ellos platicarán sobre abusos or violaciones con respectoContinue reading “Truth Commission on RAD/PACT and the privatization of public housing: May 4th on Zoom”

The Fight Against Fred B. Craves at the Wood Street Encampment

Beginning of the conflict Residents at the West Oakland Wood Street homeless encampment have been embroiled in a land use dispute with San Francisco developer Fred B. Craves for almost 4 years. This particular conflict began on March 17, 2016 when Craves, a billionaire and head of Bay City Capital, purchased a plot of landContinue reading “The Fight Against Fred B. Craves at the Wood Street Encampment”

Why is Game Changer Trying to Evict People from Wood Street?

Download the PDF or read the text below: Who is Game Changer LLC? On March 17th 2016 Fred B. Craves (founder of Bay City Capital LLC, lead director with Madrigal Pharmaceuticals), a venture capitalist who specializes in pharmaceuticals and biotech investments, purchased a plot of land located between 2201 & 2701 Wood st in WestContinue reading “Why is Game Changer Trying to Evict People from Wood Street?”

All Power to the People! A Rally in Solidarity with the West Oakland Community, August 1, 1pm @ West Oakland Bart

The coronavirus pandemic and the recent uprisings against white supremacist police terror after the murder of George Floyd have rocked the U.S. and the world. With over 15.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 650,000 deaths worldwide, and over 4 million cases and 140,000 deaths in the U.S. alone, it is clear that the pandemic willContinue reading “All Power to the People! A Rally in Solidarity with the West Oakland Community, August 1, 1pm @ West Oakland Bart”

Oakland Police and Caltrans Continue to Harass Homeless People Despite Moratorium on Homeless Sweeps

The California Department of Transportation (District 4), the Oakland Police Department, and the California Highway Patrol have continually harassed homeless people in Oakland. Over the last month, the West Oakland Wood Street Community, which consists of nearly 200 residents, has received threats of losing property and having their vehicles towed. The particular area in questionContinue reading “Oakland Police and Caltrans Continue to Harass Homeless People Despite Moratorium on Homeless Sweeps”

Caltrans Eviction Indefinitely Postponed!!!

We were just notified by the California Department of Transportation will not be coming to evict homeless West Oakland residents this week or next! We believe the ongoing uprisings in Oakland as well as our activism have played a role in this deferral. The community is not out of danger, Caltrans stated that they planContinue reading “Caltrans Eviction Indefinitely Postponed!!!”