adiaz's Blog Posts
June 28, 2019
Help us to ensure that everyone in northern California knows where to access resources in the event of ICE presence in our communities.
We want our communities to be informed and prepared!
Learn the hotline numbers of the Bay Area
September 13, 2017
AB 523 (Reyes) is coming up to a vote in the Assembly. Although it passed the floor with 51-20-9, we heard today that the Bay Area Caucus is not going to support our bill.
We are looking for
March 3, 2017
February 23, 2017
January 31, 2017
The California Environmental Justice Alliance is just released their 4th Environmental Justice Scorecard today for the 2016 Legislative Session — the only one in the state to assess how well California’s elected officials supported actions to address environmental issues that
September 7, 2016
San Francisco. On Thursday, September 7, 2016, a press conference in solidarity with the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux Nations will be held at the Army Corp of Engineers San Francisco office. The group will meet at
May 13, 2016
April 11, 2016
Supervisor Eric Mar will honor PODER founder, Leticia Alcantar, at an Earth Day reception at City Hall. The reception, co-sponsored with the Surfrider Foundation and the Sierra Club – Bay/SF Chapter, will take place on April 27, 2016 at City
February 26, 2016
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is considering allowing REDD programs into California’s already-flawed cap and trade program. Take action today against international forest offsets and REDD in California by taking one minute to send a letter to the ARB.
January 15, 2016
In 2016, everyday people are coming together with real grassroots solutions to our City’s housing crisis. Last year, our neighborhood coalitions made up or residents, workers, parents, teachers, youth and elders demanded action from our City leaders. Join us on
October 8, 2015
August 28, 2015
Wrapping up the Bicis del Pueblo Summer series this Saturday, August 29, 2015. Join us at the San Francisco Community School, 125 Excelsior Avenue from noon to 4:00 pm.
Come through and lend a hand wrenching on bikes
July 29, 2015
An urbanIDEA forum on Gordon Chin’s Building Community, Chinatown Style
Thursday August 6th, 2015 6:00-8:00pm
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
Gordon Chin, founder, Chinatown CDC
NTanya Lee, independent movement activist
Oscar Grande, PODER
July 17, 2015
The San Francisco Immigrant Legal and Education Network (“SFILEN”) joins communities throughout San Francisco in mourning the loss of Kathryn Steinle. We are devastated to see yet another victim of gun violence in this country. As a network of 13
July 15, 2015
Call or email Senator Mark Leno today!
PODER, and our partners with the California Environmental Justice Alliance, are working to pass AB 1062 (Bonta) through the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.
AB 1062 will create a dedicated source of funding
July 8, 2015
Join us on July 16, 2015, 10:00 am at Balboa Park BART Station Plaza to learn how community residents are leading people-powered planning efforts to achieve equitable development and affordable housing in District 11.
From March through May of this
June 9, 2015
June 18, 2015
San Francisco City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlet Pl., San Francisco, CA 94102
Planning Commission, Room 400
Say no to the demolition of 50,000 sq ft of light industrial and artists’ space in the Mission District!
June 8, 2015
We took the Mission to City Hall again on June 2nd. Now let’s strategize on how to take the movement for the soul of the neighborhood forward!
Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Redstone Building, 2940 Capp Street
June 2, 2015
AB 1062 & AB 1071 pass Assembly with majority votes today! A step forward to securing more resources for Environmental Justice communities!
The vote count was unanimous as AB 1062 passed with a 63-1 vote and AB 1071 with a
May 26, 2015
On June 2nd, join the rally on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall and Speak-out at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Support the Luxury Housing Moratorium in the Mission District. The temporary moratorium is meant to allow time to
May 19, 2015
All the PODERos@s are excited about the California Environmental Justice Alliances‘ 2015 Congreso. The Congreso is a two day gathering of community leaders from across California working collectively to win new statewide policies that will transform communities into
May 5, 2015
On Cinco de Mayo, 2015, Supervisor David Campos announced his proposed legislation for a temporary moratorium on market rate housing in the Mission District. This is a much needed step to confront the displacement crisis in the neighborhood. Stop the
May 4, 2015
The City is moving forward with plans to re-develop the Balboa Reservoir, a large, publicly owned site next to City College. Public land belongs to the everyday youth, families, and elders that make up our neighborhoods. To date, the city