We collaborate with these fantastic homeless advocacy organizations around the Bay Area and California. When you donate to Love and Justice in the Streets, please consider making a matching donation to one or more of our partners as well!
THE EAST OAKLAND COLLECTIVE
"The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group invested in serving the communities of deep East Oakland by working towards racial and economic equity. With programming in civic engagement and leadership, economic empowerment and homeless services and solutions, we help amplify underserved communities from the ground up. We are committed to driving impact in the landscape, politics and economic climate of deep East Oakland."
THE VILLAGE IN OAKLAND #FEEDTHEPEOPLE
"Creating autonomous encampments on public and private land in Oakland. Providing those who have been displaced thru gentrification their basic needs and rights: housing, food, provisions, healing, and dignity. Using a diversity of tactics to reach our goals is necessary in the current political, economic and historic moment we are in: direct action and policy reform. adverse possession and purchasing lands. reparations and self-determination. serve the unsheltered and self-governance of the unsheltered."
"We are a housing justice project of unhoused and housed neighbors. Based on 37th st in Oakland, our project stands as a symbol that the false dichotomy between housed and unhoused neighbors in Oakland is exactly that. The homelessness crisis affects all of us materially, emotionally, and weakens the bonds of our block and neighborhood: and we are hear to rectify that in community with each other!"
WEST OAKLAND PUNKS WITH LUNCH
"West Oakland Punks with Lunch is a guerilla not-for-profit Harm reduction outreach organization providing food and other necessities to people experiencing homelessness."
WESTERN REGIONAL ADVOCACY PROJECT
"WRAP was created to expose and eliminate the root causes of civil and human rights abuses of people experiencing poverty and homelessness in our communities."
HOMELESS ADVOCACY WORKING GROUP
"It is the mission of the Homeless Advocacy Working Group to assist in improving the conditions of human beings living on the street, in vehicles, in the open, and in unsafe shelters. HAWG insists, unconditionally, that "Housing is a Human Right" and demands that all persons have a right to dwell and to be housed, irrespective of shelter situation, economic ability, race, age, gender, disability, or other marginalized status, and must be treated always with courtesy, dignity, and respect."
No Vacancy is a California statewide coalition made up of community organizations and individuals with lived experience of homelessness that have come together in response to the COVID-19 crisis to demand hotel rooms for all unhoused residents of California.