Congratulations Oakland Workers!

Congratulations Oakland Workers!

August 28, 2019

Measure Z’s new wage increase took effect on July 1, 2019. All hotel workers in Oakland will now receive $15 / hour with health benefits or $20 / hour without health benefits. On July 1st, hotel workers in Oakland got a well-deserved pay increase!Last fall, EBASE fought alongside these workers to win the campaign to pass Measure Z at the ballot with 76% of the vote. This groundbreaking new law protects hotel workers from sexual assault,  inhumane workloads, and wage theft. On July 1st, 2019, Measure Z’s new wage provisions kicked in: now hotel workers will receive $15/hour with
...Read More

Public Land for Public Good

June 23, 2017

With the skyrocketing cost of housing and commercial real estate in the Bay Area, EBASE is ensuring that large development projects meet the needs of the low-income workers and communities of color. And when public land and public funding is...Read More

Coliseum City and Oakland Gentrification

July 28, 2015

The heart and soul of Oakland is at stake, and the Coliseum City development will dramatically change our city. Hundreds of acres of public land in East Oakland are being developed with millions of dollars of public funds...Read More

Faith-Rooted Organizing to Lift Our Communities

May 28, 2014

The Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy (FAME), EBASE’s faith-rooted organizing program, works to bring together the very best of our spiritual traditions to infuse our economic justice movement with love, joy, and hope, redeeming both our economy and our...Read More

Ensuring Good Jobs on Large Development Projects

May 28, 2014

When public dollars and land are at play, Revive Oakland is there to ensure that the Oakland and East Bay residents benefit. It is not enough to merely create jobs, we must create quality, family-sustaining careers to revive our regional...Read More