isa-oaklandtestimonyLast week, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to add grievous new provisions to a city law that strips tenants’ rights on the mere suspicion of certain illegal activities. At a time when gentrification and soaring housing costs mean Oakland tenants are in dire need of more protections, the city is taking rights away from some of its most vulnerable residents. (read more)

This week we went to the Oakland City Council meeting and Isa Noyola, our new Program Manager, gave one powerful testimony to the cheers of the crowd! Watch below *Starts about 20 seconds in