“Donde la mujer avanza, no hay hombre que retroceda.” --Zapatista saying
“When women advance, there’s no man who moves backwards.”
2012 has brought with it a surge of leadership in our organization, reflecting our community, and advancing our work for social justice.
(Image from Women of Color Leadership Network)
Vanessa Moses, veteran lead organizer, has stepped up to work alongside her...
Housewarming at Our New Office
Can you help us warm our new office on Friday, March 9th in West Oakland?
Come have some snacks, drinks and conversation at our new West Oakland office. After two years at the California Hotel, we found a great building just blocks away and we want your help to break it in.
OUR WEST OAKLAND OFFICE HAS MOVED!
After two years in the California Hotel, the building is undergoing major renovations so we need to move. Luckily, we found a great space right down the street!
Come visit us at our new street address:
3268 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608
Our SF and East Oakland offices are still the same and...
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Sports & Resistance on Both Sides of the Bay
San Francisco: Tuesday, Jan. 17th - 6:30-8:00pm at Sports Basement (1590 Bryant St, San Francisco)
Oakland: Wednesday, Jan. 18th - 6:30-8:00pm at CJJC's West Oakland Office (3463 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland)
SPORTS & RESISTANCE: A discussion of marathons & the social justice struggle over the long haul...
JOIN CJJC’S TEAM AND RUN FOR JUSTICE IN THE OAKLAND RUNNING FESTIVAL, March 24-25, 2012
Anyone can Join!
Click here to register!
So.... Join CJJC’s 3rd Annual All-Star Team to have fun, get in shape, celebrate Oakland, and support CJJC’s work bringing together low-income Latin@ and African-American residents to fight for housing justice and immigrant rights in the Bay Area.
Download our CJJC training programs to get started today!/
Marathon 5K Team Beginners Training Program. Click here to download.
Half Marathon Team Training Program for Beginners. Click here to download.
Walker Team Training Program for Everyone. Click here to download.
Baje nuestros programa de entrenamiento aquí para ponerse en marcha hoy!
Programa de entrenamiento para correr el 5K para...
We are throwing a Sustainer Celebration on Thursday August 25th from 6pm-9pm in San Francisco at 518 Valencia Street.
Join us for delicious food, live music, and fabulous company as we honor and celebrate all the community members like yourself who help keep us going!
Causa Justa :: Just Cause's Sustainer Celebration takes place:
Where: 518 Valencia Street, San...
Meet our Interim Volunteer Coordinator! Molly McClure, our current Volunteer Coordinator, will be out on parental leave (Molly's having a baby!) from mid-June until December. In the meantime, we welcome Raven Willoughby to our CJJC family! Come say goodbye to Molly and hello to Raven at our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Friday, June 17 from 5:30-7:30pm in the West Oakland...
Tax The Rich!
NATIONAL TAX DAY FLASHMOB TARGETS
WEALTHY CORPORATIONS TO PAY FAIR SHARE:
SF CITY HALL WEDDING AND TAX THE RICH SHUFFLE
(for more photos click here)
At least 100 people pulled a stealth move inside SF City Hall on Tax Day, Monday April 18 as Miss Filthy & Rich married Mr. Greedy Corporations in a match made in hell. They joined...
The CJJC All-Star Runners’ Team made an incredible show of sweaty, justice-loving athleticism at the Oakland Running Festival March 26-27, 2011!
The Marathon drew some 7300 runners from 35 states and six countries.
With your support and encouragement, all 35 Causa Justa :: Just Cause runners crossed the finish line high on endorphins and smiling ear-to-ear!
Plus, thanks to...
Causa Justa :: Just Cause is taking part in the Oakland Running Festival on March 26-27! Last year’s marathon was so much fun (check out the sweet photos) we decided to do it again this year! As we gear up for another year of fighting for justice, we are training to run the 5K and the Half Marathon as a contingent. Together we’re going to celebrate Oakland's rich history of community resistance in the Fruitvale, Chinatown and West Oakland neighborhoods.
On September 16th, 2010, Causa Justa :: Just Cause will be celebrating 25 years of struggle in San Francisco, and we want you to join us! Prior to the merge with Just Cause Oakland, St. Peter's Housing Committee had been fighting for justice in the Mission District for over two decades. Now that we are fighitng as one, we have made it a priority to honor the histories of struggle on both sides of the bay.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Roccapulco (3140 Mission Street, San Francisco)
Doors open at 5:30 PM, Entertainment and food service begin at 6pm, so don't be late!
6:00 Reception, Dinner and Salsa with Manolo
6:30 Opening Performance by Son de Todos
6:45 25 Years of Struggle for a Just Cause
6:55 Regeneración :: The Merger
7:05 Resolutions for the Struggle
7:20 Moving Forward
7:30 - 9:00 Music and Dancing with Añejo and DJ Sake1
Come hear what CJJC members are working on in San Francisco and Oakland: Keeping the utilities on in foreclosed properties, fighting for immigrants' rights to vote in San Francisco, more jobs for public housing residents in Oakland, progressive taxation in both cities... You dont want to miss Regeneración.
As you know, 2010 has been a momentous year for Causa Justa :: Just Cause. While the recession looms low over the horizon and working-class communities continue to be pitted against each other, Causa Justa :: Just Cause is defying divide and conquer strategies by proving that our strength is in our unity. As a fully merged organization, we are moving forward with a massive expansion of our grassroots organizing efforts to invest deeply in our membership and win crucial improvements in the lives of low-income Bay Area residents. Help us continue proving that the power of collective action and mutual aid is greater than what we’re up against. Join us by signing up to give a monthly donation of $5, or if you’re already a Monthly Sustainer, make a one-time donation of $60.