People’s Park is essential!
People’s Park is an urban green space, a center of mutual aid, an arts & culture venue, and a liberated patch of land for the poor and landless of the East Bay.
Winter 2023 Alert - join the bulldozer alarm!
UC has historically tried to make moves on the park during winter holidays. We need to be prepared to quickly mobilize our friends, families, and community to make our resistance known.
Text “SAVETHEPARK” to 41372 now for updates! Our emergency-only text list.
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Press & Media
Articles and media about People’s Park worth reading
People's Park Archives
We’ve digitized a few things here from the park’s long story.
Who supports People’s Park?
Dozens of campus orgs, radical projects, and progressive groups support People’s Park as a User-Developed Park.
- Berkeley Student Cooperative
- UC Berkeley Black Student Union
- Hermanos Unidos
- POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE
- Confederated Villages of Lisjan
- Daily Californian Editorial Board
- The United Front Against Displacement
- Berkeley Free Clinic
- Berkeley Copwatch
- Berkeley Suitcase Clinic
- Consider The Homeless
- 1921 Walnut St. Tenants Association
- House the Bay
- Berkeley Food Collective
- Berkeley Outreach Coalition
Solidarity with other struggles
People’s Park is not about preserving the past. It’s a set of muddy, dirty blueprints for a world where land could be liberated to create commons, and where life is valued more than property. The struggle for People’s Park is a daily affirmation to protect access to land and commons for landless people.
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