Media Advisory for Tues., Aug. 27, 2019 — Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers on Historic, 500-Mile, Three Day Pilgrimage Take Demands to Uber HQ in Downtown San Francisco in Unprecedented Show of Driver Strength

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers from across California will descend on the Bay Area, taking their hundreds-strong motor pilgrimage to Uber’s doorstep to demand they not impede the passage of Assembly Bill 5 and a path to unionization for drivers; Drivers will discuss their struggles and their demand for AB 5 and a union at a worker roundtable in Oakland


Media Advisory for Mon., Aug. 26, 2019 — Historic 500 Mile Uber and Lyft Driver Pilgrimage Meeting with United Farm Workers in Fresno, Will Demand Chamber of Commerce Stop Efforts to Block AB 5

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers en route to Sacramento from Los Angeles will meet with United Farm Workers members in Fresno, drawing attention to the shared struggles of drivers and farmworkers and hand delivering driver messages directly to the Fresno Chamber of Commerce to demand they stop their campaign against Assembly Bill 5 and drivers’ rights.



MED ADV for Mon., Aug. 26, 2019 – Uber and Lyft Drivers to Kick Off Historic 3-Day Motor Pilgrimage from from LA to Sacramento in Support of AB 5 and a Pathway to Unionize

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers to pay homage to California’s historic labor fight with a journey through the Grapevine, stopping in the heart of the Farmworkers movement in Delano and Fresno on Day 1 before moving on to the Bay Area and the Capitol; Drivers are calling for the passage of Assembly Bill 5, which would end employee misclassification by Silicon Valley giants, and for the right to form a democratic, driver-led union.



Media Advisory for Wed., June 19, 2019 — Uber and Lyft Drivers to Hold ‘Drivers Speak for Ourselves’ Press Conference Denouncing Companies’ Scare Tactics and Misleading Anti-Worker Petitions; Reiterate Drivers’ Call for $30/Hr Livable Wage and Worker Rights

Last week, both Uber and Lyft attempted to pressure drivers by using empty promises and scare tactics into opposing Assembly Bill 5, legislation that would expand rights and protections for drivers in California through mass emails and in-app push notifications. The petition language threatens drivers with less flexibility should the legislation pass.


Media Availability for Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – CITY OF OXNARD FRONTLINE WORKERS DEMAND ‘NO CUTS, NO LAYOFFS’ TO VITAL CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAMS WHICH WILL PUT THE COMMUNITY AT RISK

City of Oxnard frontline workers are coming out to say no to cuts that will eliminate or weaken vital cultural arts programs like the Carnegie Art Museum, the Performing Arts Center, the library in La Colonia and La Colonia Boxing Gym. These important programs serve the most vulnerable residents in our community.


Media Advisory for Wed., June 5, 2019 – Hundreds to Flood Oxnard City Council Meeting on Proposed City Budget; Residents, Community Leaders, and Public Employees to Call on Council to Save Oxnard’s Arts, Libraries, and Jobs

The spending plan, which proposes cutting over $6 million from cultural programming and public works, will shutter several of the city’s cultural landmarks, scale back community programming, and layoff nearly 30 City employees. The proposed cuts come after years of financial mismanagement by City leaders, who now aim to right the ship by cutting programs and services Oxnard residents depend on.