Brooke Ander­son is an Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia-based orga­niz­er and pho­to­jour­nal­ist. She has spent 20 years build­ing move­ments for social, eco­nom­ic, racial and eco­log­i­cal jus­tice. She is a proud union mem­ber of the Pacif­ic Media Work­ers Guild, CWA 39521, AFL-CIO.
Dispatch
Union Teachers Are Donating Their Stimulus Checks to the Undocumented
Undocumented workers are excluded from unemployment protections and stimulus checks, but not from union solidarity.
Dispatch
How Disabled Activists Are Fighting Isolation, Collectively
In the Bay Area, mutual aid projects are helping build community in a time of social distancing.
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Hundreds of Thousands Are Without Power Thanks to PG&E. This Shows Why We Need Public Ownership.
The utility giant's mass blackouts in California are just the tip of the iceberg.
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“UC for the Many, Not the Few”: Solidarity on the California Picket Lines, In Photos
Thanks to thousands of solidarity strikers, this was the largest strike of 2019.
Labor
“Out Here Because I Love Teaching”: The Oakland Teachers Strike, In Photos
Labor
The Other Victims of California’s Fires: Workers Inhaling Toxic Fumes
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Defending Undocumented Nannies, House Cleaners and Caregivers in Trump’s America
Labor
Meet the L.A. Household Worker Taking On the Toxic Cleaning Industry
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This Father’s Day, Recognizing the Dads Who Are Left Out, Locked Up and Fighting for Their Families
For dads in the crosshairs of systemic oppression, the work of parenting often goes underappreciated.