Gentrification & Gender Expectations: Women in the Fruitvale

Gentrification & Gender Expectations: Women in the Fruitvale explains the challenges that Latinas face as mothers, wives, immigrants, and victims of tenant harassment, and the importance of empowering these women to strengthen themselves and their community.

Ada Recinos

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Causa Justa :: Just Cause (Oakland, CA) Ada worked as a community organizer with the Immigrant Rights Campaign to build a strong immigrant leader base and support members’ leadership development. She also assessed housing conditions in … Read more

Georgina Jimenez

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Causa Justa :: Just Cause (Oakland, CA) Georgina conducted outreach in the Fruitvale community, documented tenant rights violations, and referred residents to the Oakland Tenant Clinic. She coordinated and facilitated Know Your Rights trainings on tenant … Read more

Irene Romulo

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Causa Justa Just Cause (Oakland, CA) In Oakland, Irene helped recruit community members to be active in Causa Justa’s immigrant rights campaign. She conducted Know your Rights trainings in Latino communities and connected them to … Read more

Jarymar Arana

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Causa Justa Just Cause (Oakland, CA) Jarymar led organized Latino community members through Causa Justa’s Immigrant Rights Campaign in Oakland and San Francisco. She conducted outreach and met with community members to help build leadership … Read more

Julie Venci

7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: Alameda County Community Food Bank (Oakland, CA) Policy Placement: Food Research and Action Center (Washington, DC)

Elan Nissenboim

7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: Alameda County Community Food Bank (Oakland, CA) Policy Placement: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, DC)