This Week with Change - October 19, 2018

Our weekly digest of client news and events. 

(Photo courtesy of CBMA.)


As a result of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU Foundation of Northern California, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area and partners, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to repeal the Oakland Housing Authority’s Loitering Ordinance that disproportionately targeted low-income communities of color. San Francisco Chronicle.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Malia Cohen partnered with the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign to introduce a resolution designating October 6 a “Sexual Assault Survivor Day,” the first such action in the nation following the powerful testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement released A Decade of Risk, Urgency and Momentum at their 10th Anniversary Gala outlining a decade of impact in the field of Black Male Achievement and what is needed for the next 10 years to continue to build beloved communities for Black men and boys.


The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area this year is celebrating half a century of helping make the vision "justice for all" a reality. For more information on the legacy of the civil rights institution, visit

Coming Up:

On Sunday, Californians for Safety and Justice will host a sold-out concert at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles featuring Nipsey Hussle and Ty Dolla $ign to launch #TimeDone, a campaign to raise awareness about the barriers that people with past convictions continue to face.

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