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Oakland Gentrification: Coliseum City 10-15

October 1, 2015

You 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 housing units? Potential developers have come and gone, but the community and its demands remain the same: we want public land for public good on Coliseum City! Coliseum City will develop hundreds of acres of public land and dramatically change the face of East Oakland. The heart and soul of our city is at stake. We have a choice: do...Read More

Labor in the Pulpit Addresses Gentrification

September 30, 2015

Every 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...Read More

Grassroots Victory Against Mass Incarceration

August 7, 2015

Jake 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!   The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors...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

Come celebrate with EBASE on September 24th

July 28, 2015

Join 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...Read More

Providing Sanctuary for Immigrants

July 16, 2015

Brace yourself, the following will be the cold truth. Nine black churchgoers are dead in Charleston at the hand of a white supremacist. Do we vilify all white people? Far too many people of color have been wrongly gunned down...Read More

Caravan to End Mass Detention & Incarceration

June 5, 2015

Recently, a ground-breaking Caravan to Free the People embarked in the early morning dampness from the Oakland jail and headed to the Mesa Verde Detention Center in the parched city of Bakersfield where immigrants are also being warehoused. The caravan...Read More