5/20: Action is the Finest Remedy

“When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.” Salman Rushdie
Hola CDPeeps!
How are you fabulous people doing?  Here’s what’s been going on with us:
Party hardy.
 
Our ‘fun-raising’ party-slash-Shawn’s birthday celebration was ridiculously successful!  Thanks so much to all our supporters, especially new ones, whose presence we enjoyed and who collectively donated $224 to our initiative.  Guess what?  We also signed up 30+ signature shifts!
Local news.
 
“Mayor Jean Quan’s budget proposal would boost Oakland Police Department expenditures by more than 14 percent over the next two years, and would direct more than half of new tax revenues collected in the city to OPD.”

What are your thought on this?  Email us or show up at a Town Hall meeting (below) to speak your mind.

2013-2015 budget.
 
Below are Oakland Town Hall meetings that we’ve spoken at and that you can, too!  Come say hi.
Saturday, May 18 Noon – 2:30 pm Beebe Memorial Cathedral,
3900 Telegraph AvenueCouncil Districts 1 & 3
Sunday, May 19 3:30 – 5:30 pm Glenview Elementary School,
4215 La Cresta AvenueCouncil Districts 2 & 4
Monday, May 20 6:30 – 8 pm Frick Middle School,
2845 64th AvenueCouncil District 6
Be a part of history.
Join us in reclaiming democracy!  Sign up to volunteer your beautiful self for signature-gathering shifts during our drive, which we’ll be launching in June with another party and brief training.
 
Lettuce ketchup.
 
Let’s catch up!
  • Meetings are in Sudo Room every Monday at 7PM
  • Join our MeetUp
  • ‘Like’ our Facebook page
  • Check out our Calendar where we’ll be doing outreach and engaging with the public

Stay tuned for our next community-building event!  You can even help us plan it:)

 
In Solidarity,
Alexa and the CDP team

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