Stop the Deaths in Our County Jail! Vigil and Rally – May 24th

Posted by on May 20, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
Stop the Deaths in Our County Jail! Vigil and Rally – May 24th

The Board of Supervisors Must Act Now to Stop Deaths in the Jail Register so we can keep in touch and update you Download the Flier ~ Join the Vigil […]

Vote Woke in Alameda County!

Posted by on May 20, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
Vote Woke in Alameda County!

Alameda County voters: you have less than three weeks to make your vote count in the races for Sheriff and District Attorney. The June 7th primary election will be decisive! […]

Posted by on Mar 14, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Mass incarceration is a moral and ethical issue! Too many people of color from disinvested communities fill the Alameda County jail and all of us pay for legal actions that follow the […]

Justice Jam: Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
Justice Jam: Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County

Hope you can join us on Wednesday, March 9th at 6:30 PM for the Justice Jam on Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church 3534 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Newsletter – Jan 2022

Contents – January 2022 – Special edition: “Unrecognized and Underutilized Potential: The Behavioral Health Court of Alameda County” by Urban Strategies Council intern Sawan Garde Read/Download HERE. Who We Are: Mission Statement The ICJJ seeks to […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Newsletter – Dec 2021

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Read the ICJJ Newsletter – December 2021  Who We Are: Mission Statement The ICJJ seeks to reduce incarceration as a response to social problems in Alameda County, California, and to […]

Your Donations Bring Warmth to the Unsheltered

Posted by on Nov 17, 2021 in Homeless Action Blog | No Comments
Your Donations Bring Warmth to the Unsheltered

The Kehilla Homeless Action Committee continues to collect clothing, tents, and other essentials for distribution to our unsheltered neighbors, especially at the Wood Street encampment in West Oakland.  Hear from […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Publishes Newsletter Issue No. 2 | July 2021

Posted by on Jul 15, 2021 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Through its Economic Justice Committee, Kehilla helped initiate the Interfaith Coalition for Justice in our Jails (ICJJ), and with ICJJ has pursued several important changes to Alameda County policies and […]

A Shavuot Message: from Thanksgiving to Justice through Helping the Unsheltered

In Leviticus 23 immediately following the instructions for offering the first fruits at Shavuot is a reminder that in gathering our harvest we must leave some food available for those […]

Let Oakland’s City Council Know that Housing Is a Human Right

The Homeless Action Committee in conjunction with Love and Justice in the Streets is asking that you utilize the following information to advocate with Oakland City Council members. Council members […]