Monday, April 19, 2021

Garrett Leahy

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Rally responds to anti-Asian violence

After attacks, a call for more community-based public safety solutions.

Protest caravan demands Newsom release vulnerable prisoners

More than half the state's prison population is positive for COVID -- and they don't need to die.

Protesters arrested trying to stop evictions in San Jose

Courthouse blockade calls out judges for throwing people out of their homes in a pandemic.

Gunman disrupts protest—but community group de-escalates without the cops

Activists say the incident shows why defunding the police is possible.

A new approach to homelessness

Advocates release plan that involves taking primary response to calls away from the police.

Affordable housing advocates push for Oakland fee waiver

Legislation to ease low-income housing is stuck in the City Attorney's Office.

Oakland leaders decry vindication for cop in Oscar Grant case

DA declines to charge second officer, leading to community outrage.

Jamaica Hampton allies call for mercy

Should a man shot and permanently disabled by cops also be facing criminal charges?

Scenes from an impeach Trump protest

San Francisco crowd pushes for an immediate end to the Trump era.

A union at Google? Here’s why

Organizers explain why tech workers need representation too.