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FAME: Resistance Through Faith

October 27, 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? For the members of the Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy (FAME), it is our faith which calls upon us to Resist – to become the justice that the world so needs....Read More

Housing Measures Move Forward

November 22, 2016

This 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,...Read More

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...Read More

Op-ed: Opportunities for the Formerly Incarcerated

November 22, 2016

Following is an oped originally published in the Oakland Post from Willie Saabir Lockett, a Revive Oakland member. In my younger days, I made some mistakes and served 22 years in California Penal Institutions. Since my release, I’ve worked really...Read More

Elect Justice

June 6, 2016

We’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...Read More

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...Read More

How 10 years Changed Me and a City

March 10, 2016

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...Read More

Op-ed on Walmart Closures in Oakland Tribune

January 29, 2016

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...Read More