BCA April 2015 Newsletter-final
Join BCA on Saturday, April 18, 2-4 pm, at the Berkeley Arts Festival space at 2133 University Avenue (above Shattuck Avenue near Ace Hardware)
Join Berkeley Citizens Action, Berkeley Neighborhoods Council, and the forming Sustainable Berkeley Coalition
What do we want for our future? How do we maintain a diverse city? What role can we play?
- Hear what’s in the pipeline & our city’s need for affordable housing
- Discuss opportunities for coalition-building
- Explore preparations for the 2016 elections
Keynote speakers: Joseph Smooke and Dyan Ruiz, journalists covering the San Francisco housing crisis. Plus Steve Finacom, Rob Wrenn, Tom Hunt, Jesse Arreguin & Sophie Hahn.
BCA Newsletter Feb 2015
Take Action to End Racial Profiling and Injustice in Berkeley Saturday, February 21,
South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis St. (@ Ashby, west of MLK)
Come to a solution-oriented forum presented by Berkeley Citizens Action with Berkeley NAACP and the Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission. Continue reading
BCA Endorsements 2014 color for web
BCA Endorsements 2014 for print (1)
The endorsements listed in this newsletter were selected by BCA membership at the Election Forum held on September 21st. The Rent Board slate that is selected at the Summer Berkeley Tenants Union Convention is automatically endorsed by BCA. Continue reading
Before our Forum, BCA and BTU wrote some probing questions for our candidates. The candidates put good faith effort into the responses, which are very informative. Click the links below (on the Berkeley Tenant Union Website) to download and read:
BCA Endorsements 2014
November 2014 Election Endorsements: These Endorsements were made at the Election Forum held September 21st by the BCA membership. Thank you to all who came out to discuss the issues and make the decision on candidates, measures and propositions which best met our values as Berkeley progressives. Please support these candidates and measures. Continue reading
BCA Fall Forum Flyer 2 up
Please share our event flyer, which prints 2 up on a page. Back side shows the recommendations of the BCA steering committee for selected candidates and measures.
Time has been extended a bit for the forum. Candidates and folks speaking about measures will be speaking from 3:30 to 6 and then BCA and BTU members will stay to vote on their respective candidates. We’ll have the final hour til 7 to clean up and count the vote.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 3:30-6:00pm, at the Fellowship Hall of Berkeley Unitarian Universalists, at 1924 Cedar St.
Presented by Berkeley Citizens Action, Berkeley Tenants Union, and the Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists.
Meet your candidates in the November 2014 Election. Supporters and opponents of local measures will discuss their positions. Hear their ideas! Ask Questions! Demand Answers! All are welcome to attend. Continue reading
Final BCA Newsletter August 2014
Please download and read our latest newsletter
Save the Date of our Fall Election Forum: Sunday September 21, 3:30-5:30 at the Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street at Bonita
Review the list of candidates who have been invited to participate in the forum
Check out the measures and propositions on the November Ballot
June 2014 Election Newsletter
In this issue
- Candidate Forum Thursday May 22 and Election Info
- Green Downtown and Public commons Initiative
- Redistricting Update
- Housing Advisory Commission Update
- Membership renewal time: please update your membership, send in your dues to fund the November election campaign.
Help us get away from print newsletters. Please share with your friends and family by email and have them subscribe to the email edition by sending a request to email@example.com
Berkeley is in the process of redistricting city council seats. In 2014, two progressive councilmembers, Kriss Worthington and Jesse Arreguin, will be up for election and will be running in newly defined districts. Continue reading