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.
A conversation with Latonda Simmons…
You may think that all a city clerk does is read the names of public speakers. No, they are so much more! Find out about our own Oakland City Clerk and how she is making it easier for you to participate in city government.
Oakland Redistricting Meetings..TDL Summary.
Oakland is redrawing their city council boundaries..get the low-down and find out how you can particpate!
Oakland Rising and Redistricting.
Oakland Rising opens house to celebrate their success and share with the community opportunities to shape the political landscape. Also, learn how you can help with mapping city council districts.
Email to City Govt re Community Meetings
I was asked to write to city council my suggestions on including community at Oakland city public safety meetings. I wrote one and now I am sharing it with the public. Let me know what you think?
My response to Kernighan email.
CM Kernighan sent an email to constituents. I wrote a response. Check it out. 🙂
Open Government: OpenOakland, CityCamp and Me.
What is open government? A tutorial, summary, synopsis in layman’s terms of how city government, technology and community can mix. While you are at it learn about how you can be involved.
California Proposition #35
I’m reviewing all of the state propositions that will be on the California Ballot in November. Today’s post goes over Proposition 35: Human Trafficking and Penalties. Are you ready? Let’s go!
3 er..4 more questions for #Oakland candidates – Public Safety
I and other Oakland residents have some different public safety questions to ask #2012 #Oakland candidates.. let’s see if they answer! Inquiring voters want to know!