This Week with Change - May 31, 2019

Our weekly digest of client news and events.

In Case You Missed It

Image courtesy of Akonadi Foundation.

Akonadi Foundation celebrated this year’s
Racial Justice Poster Project with an artist reception to honor Juana Alicia, the artist of this year’s poster, ‘Tell Her’. In its eleventh year, RJPPis “one approach the foundation uses to honor and inspire racial justice movement building in Oakland and around the world.” The project also commemorates March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to honor the the legacy of political posters as an integral part of social movements.

What’s Coming Up
On June 4, The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will hold a historic vote on legislation to shut down San Francisco’s Juvenile Hall by 2021. Learn more from the Young Women’s Freedom Center on what the closure would mean for the City’s youth and their communities.  

Looking Back
Restore Oakland, a community hub dedicated to restorative justice, restaurant job training and providing a co-working spaces for advocacy groups that may be at risk of displacement in Oakland, broke ground in December of 2017. Fast Company covered the vision of the space, as well as how the center is one example of a “holistic approach to justice while addressing the root causes of distress through advancing economic opportunities.”

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