Nighttime protest ban just seems like another method to silence community.
The message that Oakland government is sending to the community is that they would rather continue with doing the business of the city than allow the community to communicate how they feel about what is happening around them.
Community photo of the week: A photo of Mayor Quan taking a photo – Oakland North : North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events
Oakland North, chose my photo of Mayor Jean Quan as the “Community Photo of the Week”! I’m so honored. 🙂 Community photo of the week: A photo of Mayor Quan taking a photo – Oakland North : North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events.
As “shady” politics can be, why do I bother?
Despite all that seems wrong with politics and civic engagement, I recognize all that is right about it wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for regular people who care enough to take care of their community.
Crowds come out to Quan’s first town hall meeting – Inside Bay Area
Jean Quan promised to hold 5 townhall meetings within Oakland during the first 100 days of being in office. This weekend she held her first one in West Oakland. Find out what happened by reading this article by the Tribune. Crowds come out to Quan’s first town hall meeting – Inside Bay Area.