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Alan Brill’s Calendar of Events

January 19, 2017

[Editors Note: These events will be added to the BBBON calendar for easy access] Thurs Jan 19 4:30P Who: Oakland Community Organizations What: March to Resist Trump Policies Where: Oakland Fed. Bldg. @ 1301 Clay St. Fri Jan 20 & Sat Jan 21 – LOCAL AND NATIONAL INAUGURATION EVENTS BAY AREA Fri Jan 20.  Time:  […]

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Alameda Civil Grand Jury Report on the Garbage/Recycling Contract

October 24, 2016

The following is an excerpt from the Alameda County Civil Grand Jury’s 2016 Final Report.  It addresses the issue of excess (or unfair) garbage / recycling fees charged to small businesses. CITY OF OAKLAND’S COSTLY PURSUIT OF ZERO  WASTE  FRANCHISE CONTRACTS alameda-county-civil-grand-jury-on-excess-garbage-fees EXECUTIVE  SUMMARY The Grand Jury received numerous citizen complaints concerning increases to garbage […]

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BBBON SC Notes

October 24, 2016

BBBON Steering Committee Meeting  October 13, 2016  Decisions and Action Items Campaign Continue to concentrate in Districts 5 and 7 Walk in the last three weeks for Noel Gallo, and Rosie Torres (1), Michael Hutchinson (2) Continue to push Measures HH, JJ and LL Send email blast to mailing list and make phone calls to […]

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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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