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    Afrika Town Gardens

    Greetings Afrika Town Garden Supporters! I wanted to let you know that Planting Justice and Afrika Town Garden Collective are putting together a garden work day this Sunday, May 3rdand you are invited to join us! On this day, we will get our hands dirty by harvesting the fall veggies that have fulfilled their life […]

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    Planting at the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center

    We made our return visit to the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center where we had another opportunity to engage a small group of interested and bright minds. The young men we work with are typically high school age youth who have grown up in the surrounding rural Central Valley towns. This time around we offered […]

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    Permaculure Action Weekend at the UC Gill Tract Community Farm

    Part of Earth Week at the Gill Tract! recognizing the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day with farming, workshops, panels, and fun in the spirit of the 45 year history of the Gill Tract Farm. We hope for a week-long a community reflection — multi generational, intersectional, discussing where we’ve been, where we are now, and […]

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    At Planting Justice, urban gardens are a tool to address both food sovereignty and the prison industrial complex.

    East Bay Express April 15, 2015 By Sarah Burke @sarahlubyburke  Planting Justice, an Oakland nonprofit that builds and maintains urban gardens, practices sustainability in more than just the ways one would expect. Since 2009, the organization has transformed yards all over the Bay Area, using permaculture design to recreate natural ecosystems and build sustainable urban […]

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    Oakland Hip Hop Green Dinner!

    YOUTH AND PARENTS REGISTER HERE: http://poagp.com/green-dinners/oakland-youth-hip-hop-green-dinner The 2nd Oakland Hip Hop Green Dinner is happening on April 24th 2015 at the Oakland Peace Center from 5:30-8:30pm with our community partners: ….The Bigger Picture Urban Farmacy, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition (FFAC), Oakland Veg Week, SOS Juice: Power the People, Destinednation Media, Earth Amplified, DJ CAVEM, Food […]

  • Tomorrow! Will you be there?#FightFor15

    Posted by Jobs With Justice on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    BIG NEWS: Tens of thousands of working people are striking in hundreds of cities on April 15. And we’re standing with them.

    For far too long, we’ve allowed profitable corporations to ignore the basic well-being and needs of everyday Americans. Tomorrow, men and women – fast food clerks, Walmart associates, home healthcare aides, adjunct professors, airport employees and more – are going on strike across the country. Together, we’re using our collective voices to demand a better […]

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    4/15 Hop on the Bus: Boycott Sprouts & Fight for Fifteen

    Sprouts is known for their low pay, labor violations and union-busting. Across the country, fast food workers and minimum wage workers are standing up and speaking out for their rights. On 4/15, we are shutting down Sprouts to protest their development of the Gill Tract, and to stand with workers across the country demanding $15 and […]

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    Quest for Democracy advocacy day in Sacramento

    Planting Justice is endorsing and attending this event on Monday April 27th @ the State Capitol.  Please consider attending! The demands that we have brought to representatives of the Department of Justice: – Ban the Box for federal employment, federal contractors and subcontractors.   – Return Pell Grants to incarcerated students in Federal and State prisons. – End profiteering from […]

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Afrika Town Gardens

Greetings Afrika Town Garden Supporters! I wanted to let you know that Planting Justice and Afrika Town Garden Collective are putting together a garden work day this Sunday, May 3rdand you are invited to join us! On this day, we will get our hands dirty by harvesting the fall veggies that have fulfilled their life […]

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Planting at the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center

We made our return visit to the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center where we had another opportunity to engage a small group of interested and bright minds. The young men we work with are typically high school age youth who have grown up in the surrounding rural Central Valley towns. This time around we offered […]

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Permaculure Action Weekend at the UC Gill Tract Community Farm

Part of Earth Week at the Gill Tract! recognizing the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day with farming, workshops, panels, and fun in the spirit of the 45 year history of the Gill Tract Farm. We hope for a week-long a community reflection — multi generational, intersectional, discussing where we’ve been, where we are now, and […]

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At Planting Justice, urban gardens are a tool to address both food sovereignty and the prison industrial complex.

East Bay Express April 15, 2015 By Sarah Burke @sarahlubyburke  Planting Justice, an Oakland nonprofit that builds and maintains urban gardens, practices sustainability in more than just the ways one would expect. Since 2009, the organization has transformed yards all over the Bay Area, using permaculture design to recreate natural ecosystems and build sustainable urban […]

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Oakland Hip Hop Green Dinner!

YOUTH AND PARENTS REGISTER HERE: http://poagp.com/green-dinners/oakland-youth-hip-hop-green-dinner The 2nd Oakland Hip Hop Green Dinner is happening on April 24th 2015 at the Oakland Peace Center from 5:30-8:30pm with our community partners: ….The Bigger Picture Urban Farmacy, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition (FFAC), Oakland Veg Week, SOS Juice: Power the People, Destinednation Media, Earth Amplified, DJ CAVEM, Food […]

Tomorrow! Will you be there?#FightFor15

Posted by Jobs With Justice on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

BIG NEWS: Tens of thousands of working people are striking in hundreds of cities on April 15. And we’re standing with them.

For far too long, we’ve allowed profitable corporations to ignore the basic well-being and needs of everyday Americans. Tomorrow, men and women – fast food clerks, Walmart associates, home healthcare aides, adjunct professors, airport employees and more – are going on strike across the country. Together, we’re using our collective voices to demand a better […]

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4/15 Hop on the Bus: Boycott Sprouts & Fight for Fifteen

Sprouts is known for their low pay, labor violations and union-busting. Across the country, fast food workers and minimum wage workers are standing up and speaking out for their rights. On 4/15, we are shutting down Sprouts to protest their development of the Gill Tract, and to stand with workers across the country demanding $15 and […]