Gender Neutral Laws are Anti-Fascist Praxis

Last week, the Berkeley City Council passed an ordinance that replaced gendered language in the city’s code with gender neutral language. Implementing gender-neutral language in our cities and organizations reflects one of East Bay for Everyone’s closest held values:...

East Bay for Everyone Endorses ADU Streamlining Bills

East Bay for Everyone strongly supports the following five accessory dwelling unit (ADU) bills currently under consideration by the California State Legislature. Never heard of an ADU or want to learn more about them? Check out the California Department of Housing and...

In Support of Costa-Hawkins reform Assembly Bill 36

Costa-Hawkins is a state law that, most notably, restricts the ability of cities to change the start date of their rent control or to pass new rent control for buildings built after 1995. Last year we were proud to support AB-1506 and Prop 10, both of which...

Letter on Oakland Owner Move-In (OMI) Evictions

We sent the following letter to the City of Oakland on Monday, April 8, 2019 City Administrator Landreth: East Bay For Everyone writes to register our frustration, based on recent reports, that the administration is not adequately monitoring and enforcing laws...

Meet the EBFErs: Greg Magofña

Meet Greg, the sixth organizer to interview in our series highlighting the volunteers who make up East Bay for Everyone. What’s your name and pronouns? Greg Magofña, he/him Tell us about your background. My dad was in the military so I grew up all over. I ended...

Support the RV residents in Berkeley!

Our organization is already formally opposed to sweeps of encampments. This letter is specifically about the RV situation in Berkeley East Bay for Everyone’s membership has voted overwhelmingly to support the RV residents in Berkeley, who have recently been prohibited...

Meet the EBFErs: Tommaso Sciortino

We’re on to the fifth interview in a series highlighting the organizers who make up East Bay for Everyone. Next up is Tomm! What’s your name and pronouns? Tommaso Sciortino, he/him What is your housing story? I lived at home...