[Noisebridge-discuss] Save a women/trans-led hacker space and community center in Oakland!
robbintt at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 04:22:40 UTC 2017
Can i please buy a LOL shirt if available?
Preferably the same as that assassin in south Asia.
If you make them I bet we would buy a few across NB.
On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 21:20 kprichard <kprichard at gmail.com> wrote:
> LOL in Oakland is trying to buy their building! They're seeking donations
> toward their downpayment. More info below and at the donation link-
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Daria Garina" <daria33 at gmail.com>
> Date: Mar 16, 2017 2:50 PM
> Subject: Save a women/trans-led hacker space and community center in
> To: <kprichard at gmail.com>
> Liberating Ourselves Locally (LOL) is a people of color, trans, and
> women-led hacker/maker space and community center in East Oakland. Their
> building has been put up for sale, leading to an imminent eviction.
> With the support of community programs, LOL has a *unique opportunity to
> buy the entire building* if they can raise money for the downpayment. This
> is a concrete opportunity to fight gentrification in Oakland, as the
> building also hosts-
> * a community bike shop (The Bikery, part of Cycles of Change)
> * a QTIBIPOC-led community garden (SOL - Sustaining Ourselves Locally)
> * a martial arts and self-defense studio led by Shaolin monks (Shaolin
> * arts + healing programs for queer and trans Black/Indigenous/people of
> color (Peacock Rebellion)
> LOL is a vibrant community space, it's recent events include -
> - a Legal Clinic for transgender people to update state and federal
> - Community Gardening education for local youth of color
> - a Digital Security 101 workshop for LGBTQ people
> Please support LOL and their neighboring collectives by donating
> <https://www.youcaring.com/thetenantsandthecommunity-773671> and sharing
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