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Today, 1:30pm the Oakland City Council is holding a budget forum to review the Mayor's proposed budget (dropped 6 days late). Join the faith community who delivered a letter to the mayor calling for strategies to REFUND local communities, RESTORE dignity, and REIMAGINE public safety. historic exclusion and under-representation faced by BIPOC residents of Oakland. Use this toolkit link bit.ly/OaklandMoralBudget-ToolkitHere are the ways you can act in holding Mayor Schaaf accountable for this and continue demanding a moral budget by doing the following:1. Join City Council mtg on Monday (5/10) at 1:30 pm.2. Contact Mayor Libby Schaaf3. Post on social mediaTogether, we can strive for a budget which reflects faith values, creating another world that is possible for everyone to thrive.Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy - FAME Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church - Oakland East Bay Housing Organizationss Lake Merritt Umc Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church - Oakland First Unitarian Church of Oakland Oak Life Church OneLife Institute St. Columba Catholic Church, Oakland Kehilla Community SynagogueSacred Roots, OaklandEast Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy ... See MoreSee Less
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Join Oakland City Council Meeting today at 1:30, to demand the Mayor's budget prioritize and support strategies to REFUND local communities, RESTORE dignity, and REIMAGINE public safety
Use this toolkit: http://bit.ly/OaklandMoralBudget-Toolkit

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  • Religion News Service: “Faith leaders concerned about Southern California temporary shelters for migrant children”
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  • Faith Leaders Express Concern Over Large Scale Facilities for Confining Children
    For Immediate Release:  Monday, April 26, 2021Press Contact: Hilda Cruz, hcruz@im4humanintegrity.org Los Angeles, CA— On April 8, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announced that the Pomona Fairplex facility will house immigrant children and minors in a location which was used as a temporary detention camp for Japanese Americans during WWII. This news mirrors […]
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    Rev. Deborah Lee and Rev. Larry W. Foy We share a sense of somber relief in response to yesterday’s guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin. George Floyd was a father, son, and brother whose life mattered.  We pray this verdict brings some measure of healing and acknowledgement to the Floyd family, and is a first step […]

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