Lead By Example: Women of Color led curbside community delays OPD eviction

On the morning of Saturday, November 10th approximately fifty people showed up prepared to support residents in resisting a Notice to Vacate Illegal Encampment. The encampment, Housing and Dignity Village, was established at 2am on the morning of October 27th when community members cleaned up a vacant city plot in the Brookfield neighborhood of East Oakland. “We helped reclaim this public land that’s been vacant for at least two decades,” said Candice Elder, Founder of the East Oakland Collective, a member-based community…