Political Action

A Week of Action in Oakland

Posted by on June 9, 2016 at 6:06 pm

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 […]

Rally for Police Accountability

Posted by on June 9, 2016 at 5:09 pm

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 […]

Call to Action on the Housing Crisis

Posted by on March 28, 2016 at 2:34 pm

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 […]

Community Forum on Police Accountability

Posted by on February 8, 2016 at 4:37 pm

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

Wellstone DRC Meeting to Endorse CA Assembly and Senate Candidates

Posted by on January 13, 2016 at 4:17 pm

BBBON has endorsed Sandre Swanson for California State Senate, 9th District (which includes Oakland).  Now those of us who are also members of the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club will have another chance to vote to support him.  With the endorsement in hand, the Club’s delegates to the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee will be able […]