Take action

Join our social media campaign!

  1. Make your own sign saying what Oakland City Council should prioritize instead of more police (or print the PDF linked below)

  2. Take a picture of your sign!

  3. Post it to social media (facebook, twitter, instagram)

  4. Include a link to these instructions and #DefundOPD  

  5. Tag at least one Councilmember, and at least 3 friends - tell your friends to take their own picture and pass it along!

Example posters

Click here to download both posters as a PDF:

Sign up to Get involved as AN:


Why sign on?

We are asking community partners to sign onto Defund OPD: Invest in Community to further our coalition’s work and allow us to reach more community members.  Defunding a police department and reinvesting in measures that are proven to keep our community safe is a massive and paradigm shifting task.  The implications of this work will set a groundbreaking precedent across the nation.

What does signing on mean?

Signing onto Defund OPD: Invest in Community means your organization supports the mission and vision outlined below.  In addition a sign on means the following:

  1. You will share our events to your network whenever possible (newsletters, canvassing, social media)

  2. Your organization will send a representative to at least 1 meeting per quarter, or ask partners to subscribe to an emailing list

  3. Your organization will share resources when possible - tables, tents, trainings, advice, etc.