Teachers demonstrate for a new contract in front of Claremont Middle School.

Teachers and School District Face Off as Contract Showdown Looms

OAKLAND POST — Teachers picketed at most Oakland public schools on November 15 after months of bargaining and six sessions with an outside mediator failed to break the deadlock in negotiations. […read more]


Labor and Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta Endorses Prop. 10

OAKLAND POST — Dolores Huerta said: “Proposition 10 will restore independence and economic justice to millions of Californians. It will give local communities the power to do what’s right for the working poor, women, and children. For more than six decades, I’ve worked with individuals to build their personal power while coupling it with responsibility and cooperation to create the changes needed to improve their lives. Proposition 10 will create the change we need to improve the lives of millions of working Californians.” […read more]