B. Jesse Clarke
Design and Layout
B. Jesse Clarke and
Copy Editing and Proofreading
Diana Abellera, Cara
Bertron, Merula Furtado,
Board of Directors
Joe Brooks (Chair)
Fred Blackwell (Vice-Chair)
S.F. Mayor’s Office of
Tamar Dorfman (Treasurer)
S.F. Mayor's Office of
Co-Founder, Urban Habitat
Mayor's Office, City of Los Angeles
Associate Director of the Environment
Alameda Public Health
Department of Sociology,
U.C. Santa Cruz
East Bay Habitat for Humanity
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Photo: (Right) United States Social Forum (USSF) workshop in Atlanta, 2007.
Front cover collage: (left) participants at Transportation Justice educational event Dec.
5, 2005, (center) Jackie Tsou, HUD fellow at Urban Habitat, © 2005 Scott Braley;
(right) a UFCW supporter of Smithfield workers at educational picket at USSF,
© 2007 Brooke Anderson; (far right) participant at the 3rd National Immigrant and
Refugee Rights Training Institute, © 2006 NNIRR. Collage by Guillermo Prado.
Back cover photo: Second grade students at Rosa Parks Elementary School
©1997 Margot Pepper.