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Immigrant Rights in EBASE’s Work

June 23, 2017

Immigrant voices and experiences are an essential part of all of EBASE’s economic justice campaigns. We believe that people’s jobs, homes, and neighborhoods should be sanctuaries where everyone’s contributions are valued.

However, with Washington calling for walls, bans, and increased …

Join us for EBASE’s Annual Event!

June 23, 2017

Celebrate the Resistance for Roof, Rights & Refuge

Like generations before us, we shall overcome the current attacks on our communities. Our solidarity, commitment, and resilience stand stronger than ever, and we draw on the power of our ancestors who …

FAME: Resistance Through Faith

June 23, 2017

On January 28, 2017, when news began to spread that immigrants and refugees were being detained at U.S. airports, many of us knew we had to go to SFO and stand up against this injustice.

Why did we do this? …

I’m an Immigrant and Mom: Join Me in Fighting Hate

February 9, 2017

airport photograph brooke 3Like many of you, I was one of the tens of thousands of people at airports across the country protesting Trump’s ban of refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim countries.

As I held my sign at SFO, I thought about …

Housing Measures Move Forward

November 22, 2016

jj-speaker-training-thinThis fall, affordable housing and renter protection measures moved forward throughout the Bay Area. In Oakland, EBASE and our Protect Oakland Renters Coalition partners helped pass Measure JJ with 74% of the vote to strengthen rent control, expand eviction protections,

Emeryville Passes Fair Workweek Policy

November 22, 2016

Every once in a while, we win big. Last night was a special night in Emeryville where City Council voted unanimously 5-0 to pass a Fair Workweek policy with no loopholes!

You were there last year when Emeryville passed the …

Elect Justice

June 6, 2016

Elect Justice website graphicWe’re Standing Up for Our Communities 365 Days of the Year

2016. It’s a big election year. But EVERY day EBASE, our allies, and supporters like you work hard to create good jobs and healthy, vibrant, and diverse neighborhoods.

Let’s …

Women Warriors Among Us

March 25, 2016

A Women’s History Month blog from EBASE ED Kate O’Hara.

Since my daughter was born five years ago, I’ve become increasingly aware that the issues of low-wage workers are women’s issues. From equal and decent pay to affordable childcare to …

How 10 years Changed Me and a City

March 10, 2016

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Ten years ago, I started out at EBASE as a research associate, wanting to make a difference in the economic justice movement crunching numbers and scheming ways to leverage policies for organizing.

Little did I know that within a few …