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Wellstone DRC Oakland General Election Flyer

October 24, 2016

To view the pdf: wellstone_bbbon_oakland_final

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Wellstone DRC Berkeley General Election Flyer

October 24, 2016

To view the pdf: wellstone_4pg-campaign_berkeley_11x17-final

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Announcing the Annual BBBON Picnic

June 10, 2016

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A Week of Action in Oakland

June 9, 2016

Here is the text of a letter we received calling on BBBON to join the movement: Dear Allies: Our City is under siege and has been since Libby Schaaf took office.  Backed by large developers and private interests, she has moved with impunity while destroying and displacing communities of color in Oakland.  Also since her election as Oakland’s […]

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Rally for Police Accountability

June 9, 2016

This is the text of a letter we are asking you to send to City Council members McElhaney (D3Intern@oaklandnet.com) Campbell-Washington (ACampbellWashington@oaklandnet.com) Guillen (clchen@oaklandnet.com) Reid (lreid@oaklandnet.com) in advance of the June 14th rally and hearing: Dear Council Member ___________________   Oakland has spent more than 30 million dollars monitoring the Negotiated Settlement Agreement over the Oakland […]

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BBBON Demands to Solve the Housing Crisis

March 28, 2016

The Council Has Passed the “Housing Roadmap” – Now What?   Declare Housing State of Emergency and Immediate Moratorium on Approval of New Projects To meet the crisis that is upon us and to stabilize the housing market in this moment, we call on city government to declare a Housing State of Emergency and a […]

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Call to Action on the Housing Crisis

March 28, 2016

Join BBBON and other organizations (Wellstone Democratic Club, Oakland Alliance, John George Democratic Club, Oakland Tenants Union, Post Salon & other Housing Activists) Mobilize to tell the City Council on April 5th @5:30 Declare a Housing State of Emergency Declare a Moratorium on No Cause Evictions Also Declare a Moratorium on Rent Increases Pass or place […]

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February GA Minutes

March 27, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016 Approval of Agenda and Minutes The agenda was unanimously approved as distributed.  The minutes of the January meeting were not available, so approval was deferred Announcements Friday at 30th & Broadway at 1 pm there will be a demonstration for return of bus stop sponsored by ACCE. Valentines will be delivered […]

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D7 MLK Day of Service Results

February 18, 2016

Every year Block by Block Organizing Network District 7 (BBBON D7) holds a service event in District 7 to commemorate Martin Luther King Day. In 2016, BBBON D7 continued this tradition by hosting a planting and cleaning event on G-Street (between 85th and 92nd Avenues). For over the past two years, BBBON D7 and HOPE […]

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Community Forum on Police Accountability

February 8, 2016

The Coalition for Police Accountability announced a community forum with the Federal monitor of the now 13 year old consent decree that was imposed after the Rider’s scandal. Testimony at this forum will provide more public awareness of the drive to establish a Police Commission with a charter amendment. Text of the measure

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