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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kehilla Homeless Action Depot

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Homeless Action Blog | No Comments

The Homeless Action Depot now lives at Kehilla!  As we told you in a previous blog, we started collecting more donations than would fit in the box in the Kehilla […]

Kehilla Adds Its Voice to Humanely Support Unhoused People

Homelessness is a class and racial justice issue. 70% of the homeless individuals in Oakland are black and 38% report having at least one disabling condition.  On October 20, 2020, […]

The City of Oakland wants to criminalize homelessness

The Life Enrichment Committee of the Oakland City Council has proposed “Encampment Management Policy” that will effectively criminalize homelessness in Oakland, leaving 10,000 residents with no place to go  Here’s […]