EBASE convenes Revive Oakland, a coalition of 30 organizations which is working to win groundbreaking community benefit agreements that establish a regional standard for protecting workers and local communities in big development deals.
We all have the right to be paid a living wage, enough to afford housing and to raise our families with dignity. EBASE is proud to be part of a massive grassroots movement that is raising the floor on low-wage work, winning higher minimum wages throughout the East Bay and California. In
EBASE is changing the expectation of work by creating an economy where everyone’s contributions are valued. Our campaigns for living wages, fair scheduling, and paid sick days are raising the floor on low-wage work. And we’re expanding access to good jobs by creating training opportunities and fighting discrimination.
Along with higher minimum wages, workers need jobs with fair schedules: reliable, predictable hours so people can budget and plan for childcare, second jobs, education, and rest. Moriah Larkins, a retail worker and member of our partner organization Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), said it best: “When I didn’t have