By Janani Ramachandran Deadline: January 21, 2021 - Renters all over California are losing their homes under the state’s Ellis Act, when landlords evict long-term tenants - usually in rent-controlled areas, and even if they’re paying their rent on time - in order to convert these properties into condos or even Airbnb vacation rentals. Thousands … Continue reading Tell Your State Legislator – End Ellis Act Evictions!
By Larry Baskett, Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Trump will never concede he lost the election and commit to the peaceful transfer of power. He tried to coerce and bully Georgia’s Secretary of State into fraudulently overturning that state’s presidential election result by “finding” votes for him. While his toadies in … Continue reading Tell your Members of Congress: Remove Trump Now
Deadline - URGENT - Election Day Did you know that almost all neighborhood polling places in Alameda County will be closed on Election Day in favor of a few "accessible polling locations" not restricted by neighborhood residency? Did you know that there will be no signs at the closed locations telling voters where to go? … Continue reading Do YOU Know Where to Vote in Alameda County?
Deadline: NOW! The election is just a blink away! We bet that, like us, you’ve known since November 7, 2016 how you’re voting in the 2020 election. We also wager that nothing could keep you from voting, and that you know how, when and where you’ll vote (or you’ve already voted!). But plenty of swing … Continue reading It Won’t Mean a Thing If We Don’t Get Those Swing (States)
By Heidi Rand and Ann Daniels Deadline: NOW & until November 3 - Are you ready for a new President? We said: ARE YOU READY FOR A NEW PRESIDENT? The General Election - also known as the Presidential Election, although there’s lots more on the ballot - is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. That's the last … Continue reading Do you know how to vote? Well, do ya?
Dear Warriors for Justice, The presidential campaign has been going on for approximately 150 years, and it’s almost over. We’ve got three words for you: DON’T STOP NOW. OK, a few more words, but if you can't read this whole letter, here’s the big takeaway: when the election's over, and you’re waiting for the results, … Continue reading Let’s Go Win This Forking Election!
By Myriah Lynne Deadline: End of September It’s down to the wire: we need you to call Governor Newsom NOW about bringing justice back into our criminal justice system. Tell him to do two things: sign the CRISES Act supporting community public safety responses, and take immediate action to stem the COVID-19 outbreak at San … Continue reading Gov. Newsom: time to put justice into criminal justice
By Anne Spevack with help from IEB's Police Funding and Accountability Workgroup - join our next meeting here. URGENT Deadline: August 31, 2020 TAKE ACTION THIS WEEK! Earlier this summer we asked you to support our priority California bills for this year’s legislative session. The August 31 constitutionally-mandated deadline for bills to be passed, is … Continue reading Time is Running Out for California to Take Action on Policing
By Larry Baskett Deadline: ASAP, since they’re threatening to send stormtroopers to Oakland — You’ve no doubt seen that the Repressor-in-Chief and his henchmen, under disturbing and outrageous excuses like guarding Confederate statues, are deploying unmarked agents to tear-gas and abduct Black Lives Matter protesters. No exaggeration, these are actual secret police flouting much of … Continue reading Tell local officials: say NO to federal troops
By Charlotte McGoldrick, Nancy Latham, and Ann Daniels Deadline: NOW to November 3 - Arizona. Florida. Michigan. North Carolina. Pennsylvania. Wisconsin. This isn’t a geography quiz - these are the battleground states on our road to win the White House. And we want YOU to join our team to win them through Vote Save America’s … Continue reading Your Democracy Needs You. For Real. (No, Seriously. For Real.)