Your Donations Bring Light to the Unsheltered at Hanukah

Posted by on Nov 17, 2021 in Homeless Action Blog | No Comments

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. At this […]

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 […]

A renewed call for donations to aid the unhoused community

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in Homeless Action Blog | No Comments
A renewed call for donations to aid the unhoused community

The political climate remains unfriendly to the unhoused. Oakland continues to enforce its Encampment Management Policy with recent sweeps of encampments at Mosswood Park and near the High Street Home […]

Volunteer Opportunities at the Tiny House Empowerment Village

Posted by on Mar 30, 2021 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

From Jilly de la Torre, Project Coordinator at Youth Spirit Artworks: We are starting up our builds again! Yay! We will be continuing to build every Saturday going forward. Please feel free to […]

Opening Passover Doors: Including the Unsheltered

Posted by on Mar 9, 2021 in Homeless Action Blog | No Comments

By the Homeless Action Committee In the second Passover of this pandemic we are called once again to open the door for the hungry to join us, and though our […]

“Work From Home: Well That’s Fun” — a comedy fundraiser for Love and Justice in the Streets

If you attended our forum, Homelessness: A Jewish Call to Action, you heard about the amazing work of Love and Justice in the Streets for the homeless of Oakland.  The […]

“Move-In” Day at the YSA Tiny House Village

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

The residents will move in this week, but work continues on the weekends, as a few tiny houses are still unfinished and other projects continue.  Click HERE for the latest […]

Homelessness: A Jewish Call to Action – Tuesday, February 2, 7pm – 8:30pm

Posted by on Dec 30, 2020 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Thousands of unsheltered people live in Oakland. Many are crowded into unsafe and unsanitary encampments from which they may be evicted as a result of the City’s new policies. 70% […]