“We want education, we we want education! Keep us out of jail, keep keep us out of jail! No police violence, no no police violence! Stop the gang injunctions, stop STOP THE GANG INJUNCTIONS!”
-Youth chant as they marched to City Hall to voice their demands and stop the injunctions.
MONDAY– 2/28 Press Conference @ Fremont Federation of Schools
Betty Olson-Jones, President of the Oakland Education Association; Candice Valenzuela of Media College Preparatory High School in the Fruitvale; and Jackie García of Xicáno Moratorium Coalition will speak out against the injunctions and draw attention to trade offs in the City’s budget priorities.
For photos from Press Conference click here!
TUESDAY– 3/1 Our Communities! Our Solutions! Bike Rides around the “Safety Zones”
Cyclists ride through the “safety zone” to protest gang injunctions (North Oakland)
Pictures from North Oakland Ride
WEDNESDAY– 3/2 Day of Education & Youth Concert
“We want the funding that is going into these gang injunctions to be going towards our education, after school programs, thing that will actually be helping out community.” -One of the Youth who was part of the High school walk out that kicked off the Friday rally.
THURSDAY– 3/3 Stop ALL Violence Vigil @ Lake Merritt
FRIDAY– 3/4 Rally to Stop the Gang Injunctions @ City Hall
Youth March and Rally Pictures
Scores rally at Oakland City Hall to protest proposed Fruitvale gang injunction
Information and Pictures from Rally
Overview of Week:
KPFA Report and Interviews **go to around 7 mins, after headlines
Oakland Tribune My Word: Oakland residents must stop the gang injunctions (Angela Davis op-ed)
Interview about the Gang Injunctions