Housing/Gentrification


Airbnb; National Takeover

    On July 14th, we went to San Francisco for a government voting on revisions to the city's short term rental ordinance, and the number of allowable days. “Overall impact on San Francisco is negative” said David Campos and with good reason. Just like this is happening in San Francisco it is also occurring across state.

Dying from Climate Change While Poor

Dying from Heat While Poor
From India to Arizona poor people are dying from climate change and the lie of independence
 
By tiny, Daughter of Dee/PoorNewsNetwork

The Power of a Community

We attended a celebration today on July 7, 2015 in San Francisco at 521 Natoma. They were celebrating their victory of their fight to make sure that the families living there doesn't lose there home. “Our goal is to celebrate victory for the families being stabilized ,” said Rudy Corpus from the United Playaz organization.

A Communities Victory

A Communities Victory

By: Heidy

 

 

PNN-TV; War on the Poor Resistors at the US Social Forum 2015 San Jose

PNN-TV: US Social Forum San Jose2015: War ON the Poor Resistor Anthony King. Organizer with CHAM and other power-FUL groups fighting anti-poor people-laws and for tenants rights in the middle of Silicon Valley, San Jose, Northern CalifAztlan.

Anthony King, a revolutionary poverty skola speaks with PNN-TV on the recent attack by Po'Lice and poltricksters of a houseless peoples encampment called "The Jungle" and the situation for poverty skolaz in Silicon Valley

Best Buy Somewhere Else

Recently while going to Best Buy to make a purchase I walked into the store carrying a small box which shouldn't seem to out of the ordinary in these times of of reuse and recycle unless of course if you're black or brown!

Blocking More Evictions from the GentryTechNation

“Transients and tourists- thats all this town was built for,” my mama said, disgustedly shaking her head at the stream of 20 something white people streaming out of the downtown BART station in San Francisco. I remembered my mamas wise words standing on the steps of 812 Guerrero today to block more evictions by the  21st century colonizers I have affectionately called the gentryTECHnation.

City of 10,000 Apps

 

 

A selfie can make
You healthy, wealthy
And wise

If a selfie doesn’t
Do it, there’s always
An app

An app to erase
Your memory, erase
Your conscience clear

An app to wash
Your dog

An app to
Brush your
Teeth (or your dog's teeth)

An app to remove
Unwanted things, namely
Seniors, people of color,
Houseless people

Black Herstory Matters- Classic Black: A Herstory Lesson for Everyone

“There may not be many of us but enough to make a difference,” Devorah Major says in the persona of Mary Pleasant in one of the powerful poetic critiques on the displacement of Black San Franciscans in the new beautiful theatre work Classic Black showing through Sunday, June 7th as part of the San Francisco Arts Festival.

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