Yes, we put the East Bay into Indivisible East Bay this past weekend, with events in Hayward, Berkeley and Oakland all in one 48 hour period! First up, on September 6, Cal State East Bay students and faculty rallied in downtown Hayward to #SaveIsabel. Dozens of students marched from the Hayward campus through the streets … Continue reading Rallies, Rocking & Rainbows!
By Alice Towey It's no secret that conditions at border detention facilities are dangerous and inhumane. Reports detail overcrowding, degrading treatment, and lack of access to food, sanitation, and medical treatment. The situation is even more dire for children who are separated from their families, locked in cages, and left without proper care. Denied basic essentials … Continue reading Tell Big Business: No Cruelty for Profit!
Deadline: yes, right now - How many things are wrong with this picture? The administration continues to detain migrants and refuse to let them apply for asylum; takes children away from their parents and leaves them in vans in a Texas parking lot for nearly two days; allows the border patrol to confiscate migrant kids’ … Continue reading Next Stop Hunger Games?
Deadline – submit your comments at this link by November 6, 2018, or write a letter to the Dept. of Homeland Security (must be postmarked by November 6, 2018). In September we alerted you to new horrific steps the administration is taking to unfairly treat immigrant families. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Health and … Continue reading Speak up for immigrant children
Deadline – submit your comments at this link by November 6, 2018. Or copy the link into your browser: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=ICEB-2018-0002-0001 As Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas and Georgia, we learn that the administration has been stealing FEMA money to spend on jailing and deporting immigrants. Here's another part of the unnatural disaster that is the … Continue reading Help stop the jailing of immigrant children
There are numerous events against gun violence on different dates in different locations. We will add to and edit this list as we learn of new events and/or updates. March 14: School Walkouts: Schools and students nationwide will participate in a 17-minute walkout on March 14 at 10 AM (local time), to honor the 17 … Continue reading March For Our Lives & Other Events Against Gun Violence
Poor overworked GOP Congress, so busy trying to steal our health care and criminalizing 20-week abortions that it couldn’t find one little minute to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program.CHIP, a federal-state partnership, provides federal funds to cover low-cost health insurance for nearly 9 million uninsured children from low to modest-income families. If Congress doesn’t … Continue reading Congress: Renew CHIP Funding