Causa Justa :: Just Cause

2,336 Supporters

Causa Justa :: Just Cause builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities. Born from a visionary merger between a Black organization and a Latino immigrant organization, we build bridges of solidarity between working class communities of color. Through rights-based services, policy campaigns, civic engagement, and direct action, we improve conditions in our neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, and contribute to building the larger multi-racial, multi-generational movement needed for fundamental change.

Started 2 petitions

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Petitioning Edwin Lee

Please help SF tenants! Don't cave-in to the pressure from some landlords and realtors! Sign the SF buy-out regulation ordinance.

This ordinance would help the city track the true level of displacement in San Francisco. Doing this would help the City develop more precise policy solutions  to address our housing crisis. This legislation would ensure that tenants negotiate buyouts on a level playing field with sufficient knowledge of their rights. Mayor Lee — Do the right thing! Sign this ordinance!

Causa Justa :: Just Cause
516 supporters
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Petitioning Francis Ho, 510-748-9033

Francis Ho, FAS Realty, San Leandro, CA: Allow Thelma Gooch, 78, to stay in her home.

Thelma Gooch got a bad loan to fix up her home and was suddenly faced with foreclosure. The fly-by-night company she hired to help with her case, lost it and before she knew it, she was looking at losing the home she had raised her family in for 38 years. All she still owed on that loan was $4,500. The foreclosure basically amounts to the swindle and theft of her home. The last five years have seen the largest loss of wealth for African-Americans in this country’s history. Foreclosures like this are the daily evidence. On January 9, without prior notice, the Sheriff showed up at Ms. Gooch’s house to evict her. FAS Real Estate bought her home at auction. They are being inflexible. They will not let Ms. Gooch stay in her home at night, even to pack her things They’ve given her two weeks to move out. Now she is out in the cold. She wants at least 90 days to remain in the home while she figures out what to do next. It’s the least FAS Realty could do  

Causa Justa :: Just Cause
1,820 supporters