As organizers working toward liberation throughout the Central Valley and beyond, we recognize that the well-being of our people must be our top priority.
As news of the novel Coronavirus and its impacts on community health and economic (in)security grow, change, and spread, CVMB recognizes and respects the wide range of individual and collective processes in response.
As our institutions begin to launch aggressive measures to slow the developing crisis, it is as important as ever that we stay connected, and stay vigilant.
Already, we have witnessed heartening demonstrations of solidarity. Mothers reclaiming housing in Los Angeles in order to keep their families safe, organizers coming together to demand continued distribution of food from districts, as well as moratoriums on evictions, rent and utility payments, and informal collections taken up to support those impacted by layoffs and lockdowns. Read more.