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      ¡Pan Que Aprendan Mejor!  - Español Aquí

      Oakland teachers are gearing up for a strike! Public education in Oakland is in a state of crisis-classes are overcrowded, and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) has been without a contract for over a year to win the schools their students deserve! 

      Oakland students and teachers need your support to win this fight! Bread for Ed is an effort to provide food for those during the strike that will not have access to such resources if they do not cross the picket line. There are 37,000 students and around 3,000 members of the Oakland Educators Association in this fight to defend the public school in Oakland. The vast majority of these students depend on free or reduced lunches, so this food fund is a critical show of solidarity with the Oakland community.

      OEA teachers are fighting to defend public education by campaigning for a new contract that provides:

      1) Smaller class sizes

      2) More student support

      3) A living wage

      4) Halt to school closures

      From West Virginia to LA, teachers are standing up for themselves, their students, and public education. Please help save our schools and fight back against austerity. Donate today and please share widely!

      More ways to support Oakland students and teachers:

      Contact info for Bread for Ed: oaklandbreadfored@gmail.com


      Oakland Education Association

      Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay

      California Educators Rising 

      International Socialist Organization, Northern California

      Agape Fellowship

      Bay Rising 

      Bay Resistance

      Equity Allies for OUSD

      Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church

      Youth Together

      Kehilla Community Synagogue 

      Lake Merritt United Methodist Church

      Oakland City Church

      Eastside Arts Alliance

      East Oakland Boxing Association

       Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church

      Bay Area PLAN

      Food Not Bombs

      Food Shift

      Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action

      East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)

      Equity Allies for OUSD

      Farley's East

      Bay Area Rescue Mission

      Alameda County Community Food Bank

      Grand Lake Theater

      A note to all supporters: Per OEA's request, funds will be collected by East Bay DSA and paid out to our local food provider partners, and remaining funds will be sent to the OEA member assistance fund (strike fund). East Bay DSA is a 501c4 so your donations are not tax-deductible.

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      Donor Wall607



      Ally | $27

      Grew up in Oakland and I stand with Oakland teachers!

      Helen Chan | $104.15

      Thank you for your dedication and commitment to the youth!


      Donna | $52.23

      Stay strong! Thank you for standing up for Oakland's kids!

      Tiana | $100

      Thank you for all that you do! You deserve the world!

      Tura Franzen | $104.15

      I support your efforts

      Maureen Tecson

      Supporting you from Alvarado Elementary in Union City!

      JULIETA | $27

      I love Oakland teachers and students. This strike is an important step towards addressing our city's deep educational inequities. Thank you all!


      Because I would not be here without my public school teachers. This Bay Area educator is standing with you in solidarity!

      Sue | $52.23

      Stay strong. MLA family we love our maestros!

      Lorraine | $100

      Jessie Cohen | $118

      Oakland Tech Family. Thank you Teachers!

      Ted Franklin | $100

      I'm proud that EBDSA is taking on this task. The socialist Black Panther Party began its breakfast for schoolchildren program here in Oakland 50 years ago.

      John | $21.29

      Stay strong. NHUSD is with you!

      Alicia | $15.89

      Solidarity from SFUSD!

      Evan | $28.35

      F&F | $15.89

      Emily Filloy | $150

      From a retired Oakland teacher--veteran of 3 strikes--standing in solidarity with teachers and the community who supports them.

      Madelaine | $52.23

      Beau Harrington | $28.35

      Solidarity from Oaklanders against austerity!

      Manny | $52.23

      Stay strong! So many of us are with you!

      Alison | $104.15

      Thank you OUSD community!

      Mary Boegel

      Oakland teachers and students deserve the best!

      Leonard | $27

      Saskia | $50

      donating to recognize my father who taught in the Texas public school system for 30 years + to support Merany, a current teacher in Oakland


      Bill Watson Payne | $104.15

      from a friend in SFUSD

      Sheila Addison | $27

      Solidarity with Oakland Teachers and their students!

      Lori Hersey | $52.23