Oakland Must Establish MACRO Immediately Says The Worker Agency

Oakland Must Establish MACRO—an Alternative to Leading with Police for Mental Health Crises Response—Immediately Oakland residents, labor and elected officials are calling on the City Of Oakland to immediately implement … Read More

The Defund Oakland Police Coalition Report On Reimagining Public Safety In Oakland

Oakland – Today the Defund Oakland Police Coalition released a comprehensive report in response to the draft recommendations issued by Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (RPSTF). At a press … Read More

Oakland City Council Fakes Defunding Police, Slashes Community Services Says Cat Brooks

Oakland – Tuesday night July 21, 2020, The Oakland City Council had the historic opportunity to address the decades-long budget inequity that has left police with the lion’s share of … Read More

Oakland Overwhelmingly Supports Defunding Police, Investing In Housing, And Health Services

Community Survey Finds Overwhelming Support Across Oakland for Defunding OPD and Investing in Housing, Mental Health Services Survey conducted by #DefundthePolice Coalition finds strong support for Councilmember Nikky Bas’s (District … Read More

Press Conference: Oakland Council President Kaplan To Reopen Budget Vote To Defund Police

Press Conference: In Midst of Mounting Pressure and Day of Action, Oakland Council President Kaplan to Reopen Budget Vote; Commit to Join Bas, Labor, Community to Defund Police Oakland, Ca … Read More

Budget Amendments For The June 23rd Oakland City Council Special FY 20-21 Mid Cycle Meeting

Oakland, CA – Tuesday, June 23rd, starting at noon, my colleagues and I will continue our discussion of the Oakland Mid Cycle FY 20-21 Budget Amendments. We are working, in … Read More

Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel Wins Restraining Order Barring Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas

Congratulations to Oakland Lawyer Dan Siegel, along with Walter Riley and National Lawyers Guild – San Francisco Bay Area attorney James Burch. The press release sent to Zennie62Media was clear: … Read More

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