BAY AREA — There is a growing crowd of Bay Area youth climate activists. Youth leaders were some of the critical organizers of the local September climate week, where 40,000 people were out in the streets of San Francisco, a portion of the estimated 7.6 million who struck globally in support of more governmental action to prevent climate change.
OAKLAND — On Jan. 20, 2018, an estimated 50,000 people marched in Oakland, Calif. for the second annual Women’s March, according to CBS.
SAN JOSE — As immigration enforcement agents pick up the pace of arrests in Northern California, local rapid response networks have grown in membership and sophistication throughout the Bay Area.
As pressure from hostile political rhetoric towards immigrants looms, the daughter of migrant farmworkers in California’s Central Valley joins local activists to bring awareness to issues facing farmworkers and the greater immigrant community. Experience the story of her life through 360 video.
Bay Area activists marched in solidarity with the Native Nations March happening on the same day in Washington D.C.
Although Donald Trump’s proposals may or may not become actual policy, the rhetoric of his campaign has served as the impetus for dozens of reported acts of hate against Muslims — including here in the Bay Area.