Posts Tagged ‘ advocacy ’

Notes on effective #Oakland protests.

July 16, 2013
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Notes on effective #Oakland protests.

Yes we are angry over the George Zimmerman verdict, but lets not waste money and energy on protests that just cause damage. Read what Kazu Haga, from Postive Peace Warrior Network has to say about effective organizing.

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Which side am I on? #OccupyOakland’s

November 1, 2011
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Which side am I on? #OccupyOakland’s

The Occupy Oakland movement gives voice to struggle of peace, stronger democracy and justice.

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Parents fight to keep kids healthy.. AWESOME!

September 8, 2011
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At last nights First 5 Regional Parent Meeting I was inspired by the earnestness, dedication and energy of the parents working to make a difference. I wanted to bottle it up and take it with me!

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It takes a village..but the village needs encouragement.

July 18, 2011
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It takes a village..but the village needs encouragement.

Mayor Jean Quan says: "..In this time of budget cuts at all levels which are tearing the safety net apart, we must engage citizens in every community to join us in providing basic services and help for all neighborhoods." I agree!

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Adventures in Oakland Politics!

September 16, 2010
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Adventures in Oakland Politics!

When I grow up I want to be like someone I know. Lets call him Jack. Jack is a mature and experienced community activist who knows all about local policy in Richmond and plays the saxophone. Really Cool. Jack said to me the first thing I should do is participate in local issues. Go to…

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