Please read our response to COVID-19

Advocacy

Home/Advocacy

We count. Therefore, we must be counted.

2020-09-18T00:18:06+00:0018 Sep, 2020|Advocacy, CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

I have skepticism. As a Black man in America, I have over 500 years of evidence to affirm and legitimize my skepticism, particularly as it relates to the federal government. From a constitution that considers me “three-fifths of all

Finding Power in Community: Advocacy During COVID-19

2020-09-01T00:35:20+00:0031 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, Uncategorized|

We shouldn’t sugarcoat things: there are moments during this pandemic when we can feel overwhelmed and even helpless. Our neighbors are getting sick. Our family members are losing their jobs. Hunger, which has always been a problem in Alameda

Marking the 57th Anniversary of the March on Washington

2020-08-28T22:14:59+00:0028 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|

America loves anniversaries. In dysfunctional relationships, these are opportunities to celebrate the elapse of time and engage in selective nostalgia while rationalizing or ignoring the dysfunction. August 28th is one of those occasions. As we commemorate the 1963 March

55 years later: Why we’re still fighting for voting rights

2020-08-07T19:10:43+00:004 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|

Picture this: It's Sunday, March 7, 1965. A 25-year-old John Lewis packs his backpack - some fruit, a couple books, water, and a toothbrush - and throws it over his trench coat. He's preparing to lead a march to

Go to Top