Will Trayvon Martin’s death be a moment or a movement? Let’s create a community movement!

April 2, 2012
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Will Trayvon Martin’s death be a moment or a movement? Let’s create a community movement!

I don't know if we are going to see the kind of political movement like that of the 60's.. but I think what we can all do is create a movement of community change that can be just as powerful. We've lost our village. Lets bring the village back!

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East Bay Democracy for America chooses an AD18 candidate!

March 10, 2012
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East Bay Democracy for America chooses an AD18 candidate!

Joel Young, Rob Bonta and Abel Guillen were slated to duke it out for East Bay's Democracy for America! Find out what happened at the DFA forum and learn more about the #AD18 candidates here..

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A new understanding of violence and nonviolence as a tactic.

February 20, 2012
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A new understanding of violence and nonviolence as a tactic.

Destruction of property and other violent actions places the focus on the violence, and not on the issue.

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Learning from “The Interrupters” of Violence in Oakland

February 11, 2012
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Learning from “The Interrupters” of Violence in Oakland

"The Interruptors" (@theinterruptors) is a documentary by Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz that follows the work of an organization called CeaseFire (@CeaseFire_IL) and it's efforts to fight violence on the streets of Chicago.

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Similarities between Occupy Oakland and Stand for Oakland

February 8, 2012
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Both organizations are working to have a better Oakland. I think everyone needs to take to the time to listen to each other, respectfully, and figure out a way to work together to make it happen.

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Bay Area minorities “Get Active”

January 22, 2012
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Bay Area minorities “Get Active”

If you are a frequent reader of my blog (or have spoken to me for a couple of minutes) you would know that my goal is to see more of my peers, young minorities, participate in local politics or have a more active interest in making Oakland a better place. But don’t think that there…

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