East Bay for Everyone supports the goals of Defund OPD platform

After decades of failed attempts of reform, it’s time for a major change in Oakland’s police budget. We urge the city to join us in listening to the wisdom of our community leaders of color and divest from OPD while investing in services that promote the safety,...

Call to Action: Measure Q and Tear Gas

Anti-racism requires more than statements. That’s why we’re asking the membership of East Bay for Everyone to take action. The Oakland City Council will consider two items with critical implications to police violence and pandemic induced-austerity. We call for OPD to...

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...