Daily Archives: March 3, 2012

Press conference and action at Santa Fe School

On March 20 at 2:45 pm, parents at Santa Fe Elementary, one of the five Oakland schools slated to close this year, will convene a press conference on the steps of the school (915 54th St, at Market). Parents, teachers, staff and community members will speak to the value of the school and the injustice of the closure. We need people to turn out for this press conference, to show the media that the community stands behind the Santa Fe parents. Our goal is to take the street in front … Continued


Hundreds Hear Angela Davis, Elaine Brown, Barbara Becnel, and Kevin Cooper at Occupy4Prisoner Benefit

What a night!  A benefit fundraiser for Occupy4Prisoners on March 1st brought in a crowd of between 300-350 people. In addition to the screening of the newly released documentary, Broken On All Sides, the program consisted of music, an introduction by the Truth Mob, and a line up of eloquent speakers, including Barbara Becnel, Elaine Brown, and Angela Davis.   Statements from incarcerated individuals, giving voice to those behind walls,  included a call-in from Kevin Cooper on San Quentin’s death row. It was an triumphant night that exceeded  expectations, and left … Continued