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Oakland Police Commission. Department of Violence Prevention. 1,400 Re-Entry Jobs. Bail Reform. OCO leaders are helping to redefine the local and state criminal justice system. read2


JOSeph CURallyIMG_2058.JPGTHE FIGHT FOR SB 54 CONTINUES
In this Q&A, PICO California Co-Director Joseph Tomás Mckellar congratulates OCO leaders for campaigning for the California Values Act (SB 54) but warns that continued pressure is needed for the bill to become law. 

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OUR SCHOOLS: GROUND ZERO IN THE BATTLE FOR EQUITY
Updates on some of the fruits and foes of OCO education organizing, from Oakland SOL’s ribbon-cutting ceremony and OUSD’s looming budget cuts to safeguards for LCFF (Local Control Funding Formula) victories. 

 


“Good morning everyone, here are the pictures [taken] yesterday at Olive St between 79-80th Ave, just to give another idea of the issue the community is struggling with [on] a daily [basis].”—Emma Paulino in June 16, 2017 email to Mayor Schaaf, City Councilmembers and other officialsSTILL TOO MUCH TRASH
What’s needed from the City are speedy trash pick-ups and enforcement strategies that deter illegal dumping. read2

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OCO and the Beloved Community Network pinpointed $$$ in the City of Oakland’s budget that could be used to help folks at risk of displacement and homelessness. Good news: The City Council was listening. 
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Recommended Reading: According to this New York Times article, the religious left is getting busy. PICO Federations in the News: See what
we’re up to from coast to coast. read2

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ABOVE AND BEYOND
Just a few of the many OCO leaders deserving of honors. read2



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40TH ANNIVERSARY

You know what you’re doing on September 17, right? Having big fun, for a great cause. read2


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