Organizing Delivers The Goods: Residents Win Against A’s Laney College Location

In November 2017, our sister organization, Oakland Rising, received a flurry of media covering the results from our latest survey asking Oakland voters where they stand on the A’s stadium redevelopment. The team’s preferred relocation site is near Laney College and Chinatown. With displacement running rampant and projects proposed by corporate developers having the Read more…

UN decries Oakland homelessness as ‘cruel’

File photo by Nick Miller / Original article from United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing Leilani Farha inspected Oakland’s homeless encampments on Saturday during an unofficial research assessment. Afterward, she told the Express in an interview that she observed conditions of “systemic cruelty.” READ MORE.