Helps organize the community through benefits program including emergency food, clothing, legal advice, A LOT of utility advocacy, and more. Canvasses low-income neighborhoods to publicize benefit program and inspire participation, scheduling house meetings so neighborhoods can work collectively to deal with issues relating to affordability, access to healthy living, or other conditions of poverty. Organizes events for its low-income members including holiday parties, large-scale food distributions, school supplies distributions, etc. Offers classes on organizing and labor organizing history for anyone interested in learning to organize their community or workplace.
Has recently been fighting to ensure access to utilities to all regardless of income. Currently engaged in fight to prevent low-income families from being denied access after being unable to keep up with rate increases by EBMUD, as California state law AB-685 states: "It is hereby declared to be the established policy of the state that every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes."
1141 Peralta St, Oakland, CA