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NEW: Santa Rita Series – Audit Ahern Campaign seeks to hold Sheriff Ahern accountable following 36 in-custody deaths and evidence of systemic white supremacy; Plus: Assembly Bill 1492 could establish CA rent control

0:08 – Candice Elder (@PortiaElder) is the founder and executive director of the East Oakland Collective. She joins to discuss recent evictions from Oakland homeless encampments.

0:20 – California Assembly bill AB 1482 could expand rent control and establish a rent cap for apartment buildings older than 15 years in California. Carroll Fife is the Director of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment in Oakland and San Francisco.Christina Livingston is the Executive Director of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment.

0:34 – A Sikh man was stabbed to death in Tracy; Our guest Megan Daly works with United Sikhs, the organization representing the family of Parmjit Singh, the man who was stabbed to death in Tracy, CA.

0:45 – Santa Rita Series – Audit Ahern Campaign

Host Cat Brooks continues her Santa Rita Series with an exclusive look into the Audit Ahern Campaign headed by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, an effort to audit Sheriff Greg Ahern, who has overseen the mysterious deaths of 80 inmates as Sheriff of the Santa Rita Jail for 7 years. Jose Bernal (@Jose_Bernal415) of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Amber Akemi Piatt (@amberakemipiatt) from Health instead of Punishment join to discuss the Sheriff’s record and the campaign against him.

 

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