Activism

13 Feb 2019

Oakland Teachers Inch Closer to Strike

By Nevin Long Teachers in Oakland are preparing to walk off the job. The contents of a district fact-finding report, to be released on Friday, will prove the deciding factor in whether or not some 3,000 members of the Oakland Education Association, the union representing Oakland Unified School District’s teachers,

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12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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11 Feb 2019

Bake Muffins & Feed the Homeless on National Muffin Day

Do you know the Muffin Man?  If you are ever on Market Street, in the Tenderloin, in the Mission, on Haight Street, or near the Civic Center, you might have seen him around, distributing delicious home-baked muffins to hungry folk.  For the past five years or so, Jacob Kaufman has

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05 Feb 2019

Ask a Tenant Attorney: How to Protect Yourselves from Rent Increases

Ask a Tenant Attorney is your chance to learn how to survive as a tenant in San Francisco. In each edition Tenant’s Rights Attorney Daniel Wayne addresses a different issue for residential tenants. In this edition we discuss two laws tenants NEED to know in order to avoid losing their rent control. For

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04 Feb 2019

Ending SF’s Street Homelessness Crisis with Safe Organized Spaces

This came through today from Amy Farah Weiss from the Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge. It’s a great cause and sounds like it will be a wonderful event. I’ll let her explain it below: Over 400 San Francisco residents have signed the SOS petition. What unites us? – We believe that everybody’s needs

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31 Jan 2019

Eat Tamales and Support Low-Income Service Workers

Calling on all tamale-loving do-gooders! If you hurry, you can check off your good deed for the day and score some delicious tamales in time for Sunday’s game. Western Service Workers Association is hosting a “Winter Survival Campaign” to raise money for low-income service workers and their families. You can

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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27 Jan 2019

Ted Cruz Talks to MAGA Teen About Living with ‘Punchable Face Syndrome’

“I’m a survivor, you’re a survivor, God knows it wasn’t easy”.  Ted Cruz on living with PFS (Punchable Face Syndrome). Senator Ted Cruz of Texas reached out to the embattled MAGA hat wearing teenager Nick Sandmann Sunday to speak with him about the dangers of living with PFS, commonly known as ‘Punchable Face

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