[Noisebridge-discuss] Save a women/trans-led hacker space and community center in Oakland!
kprichard at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 06:03:19 UTC 2017
Thanks for showing you care, Trent. You can donate directly to the fund,
I'm not sure, but your T-shirt idea might be offensive to them? You can
reach out directly-
On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 9:22 PM, Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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