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Oakland Trib OPED: Community Needs on Stadium Deal

February 5, 2016

Miss Sherry speaksFollowing is an OPED from Miss Sherry, an Oakland United and CJJC member. EBASE is part of Oakland United, a coalition of residents, workers, faith leaders, community organizations, and unions invested in the health and economy of Oakland. Collectively, we …

Oakland Tribune – EBASE Oped on Walmart Closures

January 29, 2016

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Growing up in an East Coast suburb, I remember strolling the aisles of Walmart on the weekends, especially when it was cold outside. My family bought clothes, school supplies, and our basic needs there. At some point, Walmart move a …

We Stand With the Muslim Community

December 10, 2015

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EBASE’s Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy, EBHO’s Interfaith Communities United, and Oakland Community Organizations partner on immigrant and workers’ rights, affordable housing, racial and education justice work, and healthy communities. Together, we wrote the following statement in support of …

Displacement and the Pitfalls of the Sharing Economy

November 6, 2015

Uber unfair - Oakland displacementSome cheer, some hiss, but one thing is for sure: Uber will transform Oakland, and our city will become ground zero for not only a discussion of growth and displacement, but of the pitfalls of the “sharing” economy.”

This year, …

Oakland Gentrification: Coliseum City 10-15

October 1, 2015

Oakland United call to action on Oakland gentrificationYou may have heard that the City of Oakland wants to build new stadiums for the Raiders and the A’s, but did you know that the development could also include hotels, retail and tech office space, and thousands of new …

Labor in the Pulpit Addresses Gentrification

September 30, 2015

LITP2015_brooke Saabir at pulpit smallEvery Fall, the Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy (FAME) puts on Labor in the Pulpits, an annual tradition in which local congregations hear testimony from people struggling for justice in their communities and workplaces. This year, FAME teamed up …

Grass Roots Victory Against Mass Incarceration

August 7, 2015

Jail expansion protest with signsJake Friedler, a Bay Area native and EBASE intern, tells his inspiring story of his first big win: striking at the heart of mass incarceration and learning the power of grassroots organizing!

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors …

Coliseum City and Oakland Gentrification

July 28, 2015

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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

Come celebrate with EBASE on September 24th

July 28, 2015

Fired up for webJoin us for EBASE’s Fired Up in ’15 fundraiser on September 24th!

Let’s celebrate the spark within all of us to transform our economy, our workplaces, and our communities. Join us as we recognize the miles we’ve all marched in …