Ensuring Opportunity

Category: Ensuring Opportunity Updates


Don’t miss out! Upcoming events on storytelling, housing advocacy, nonprofit lobbying

Today we are pleased to promote several upcoming events on storytelling, housing advocacy, and nonprofit lobbying: August 29: Affordable Housing Now! The Veterans and Affordable Housing Act September 13: Wait, Whose Movement is This? September 18: How Nonprofits Can Legally Advocate September 27: Bay…

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July 24 – Join us for a Day of Action to protect immigrants and address racial disparities in the county’s criminal justice system

  Tomorrow, July 24, the Board of Supervisors will hold hearings on two critical issues for our community. Please join us in Martinez to make your voice heard. Share this message with other to help spread the word. Speak up in…

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Join us in Concord on May 1st!

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AB 1506: Costa-Hawkins Repeal Bill

Tomorrow morning (Thursday), the state bill to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act will be heard in the Assembly’s Housing and Community Development Committee. Ensuring Opportunity Campaign strongly supports the repeal of Costa-Hawkins because the current law overly limits cities’…

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Housing Town Hall Findings

Residents speak up: more affordable options, housing with services, tenant protections urgently needed More than 150 residents, elected officials, housing developers and advocates came together in five separate Housing Town Halls this fall, co-sponsored by Ensuring Opportunity and the Multi-Faith…

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Act Today! Our Health Care is at Risk, Again

The new legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will mean millions of Americans may lose their coverage. Medicaid coverage for seniors, children, adults, and people with disabilities will be cut and capped, and people with pre-existing…

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Join us on September 23 in Antioch

                                                  Housing Town Hall – Join us! September 23 at 10 AM at Grace Bible Fellowship of…

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Contra Costa Housing Update and Call to Action

In this post: Upcoming Contra Costa Housing Town Halls – save the date(s)! Call to Action: Contact your state legislators today about SB 2 and SB 3 Regional housing webinar on Sept. 15 HOUSING TOWN HALLS – SAVE THE DATE!…

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Call to Action: Support SB 2 and AB 71

Thank you to all of you who attended Ensuring Opportunity’s Contra Costa Housing Forum earlier this week. As you heard, Tuesday’s convening was just the start of a much broader affordable housing strategy for Contra Costa. Whether or not you…

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Ensuring Opportunity Campaign Endorses SB 54 and Local Sanctuary Policies

Ensuring Opportunity Campaign has heard from many partners that the national immigration policy changes are causing many Contra Costa residents to withdraw from the community and to live in fear. These federal actions threaten the safety of local children and…

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