Thank You People’s Community Medics!

THANK YOU PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY MEDICS! 1 THANK YOU PEOPLE'S COMMUNITY MEDICS!!! We are so grateful to have been able to host a workshop by the People’s Community Medics for a second time this past week. This time around they empowered us to treat victims of tear gas and blunt force trauma, two very common injuries Read more about Thank You People’s Community Medics![…]

Happy Hour and Conversations about Bernie Sanders

​ COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS! This week’s conversation hour will celebrate the political momentum fueled by the Bernie Sanders campaign. Join us to share what excites you and/or what concerns you about Bernie and help us create an action plan for activists AFTER the Bernie Presidential Campaign. (This Sunday! May 29, 2016. OMNI Commons. 6:30p.m.) RSVP here! TEXT Read more about Happy Hour and Conversations about Bernie Sanders[…]

C is for Care, Community, Compassion — and Crooning this Sunday!

​ Practicing and Balancing Self-Care Though many of us are familiar with the concept of self-care, the basic definition isn’t necessarily the ideal method. Lovemme Corazón said in an interview with Nia King: “[T]he term used has been very oppressive, it’s like ‘You need to be out in your community, you need to be doing all your work, and you need Read more about C is for Care, Community, Compassion — and Crooning this Sunday![…]

Meet Your Neighbors! Signature Gathering, Self Care, Singing Lessons, and more!

​ Meet your neighbors with CDP! When:  Saturday, April 9th Time: 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. Where: Meet at Cafe Dejena Spend the afternoon with us meeting your neighbors as we survey Oakland residents about their concerns and priorities! You’re lucky because Shawn (see friendly picture!) is leading the street outreach team this week. If you can’t make it this week, please check Read more about Meet Your Neighbors! Signature Gathering, Self Care, Singing Lessons, and more![…]

Why do you support CDP?

​ Why do you support CDP?  Hi, I’m Mark! I’m one of CDP’s newest members. Why do I support CDP? It’s a question that could be answered a few ways. I’m certainly interested in capital-J Justice (after all, if people’s money is being collected by the government, why shouldn’t they decide where it goes?). I’m no less interested Read more about Why do you support CDP?[…]

#ReclaimMLK : Street Conversations for Racial Justice in Oakland

Tomorrow, as part of the national call to action to #ReclaimMLK, we’re taking it to the streets and facilitating a direct action to engage the people of Oakland in conversations about their vision for a racially just Oakland and what kind of city they want to live in. Folks are realizing that in order to Read more about #ReclaimMLK : Street Conversations for Racial Justice in Oakland[…]