Press & Media

Articles and media about People’s Park worth reading


Berkeley Faculty Association

Aug 2022

The founders of People’s Park … envisioned People’s Park as a truly public space that could not be bought or sold, a commons that could not be enclosed by the campus.


Half of People’s Park occupants have moved to Rodeway Inn: “This park should not be closed”

Jun 2022

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Daily Californian / Miara Baek

Oct 2021

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One of the best ways to learn about People’s Park (besides coming by yourself) is to read one of the wonderful books published about it!

Inside pages of People’s Park: Still Blooming

People’s Park: Still Blooming
edited by Terri Compost

Available by sliding scale ($3-28) at Whoop! Distro website or at Long Haul Infoshop

The Battle for People’s Park: 1969
by Tom Dalzell

Available at Moe’s Books and other local booksellers

(dis)orientation zine

Cover of disorientation 2022-23




Daily Californian / Sophia Licata

Aug 2022

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Daily Californian Editorial Board

Jun 2022

SF Chronicle / Davarian L. Baldwin

Jun 2022


“Despite claims from UC administrators that the plan was developed through conversations with the community at People’s Park, residents there understand the reality of the UC’s proposal and almost unanimously reject it.”

March 2022

Maansi Shah

“The Regents proceeded to raze the existing low-cost housing complexes in the neighborhood, clearing the lots and evicting hundreds of residents, including students, in the process.” Read more

February 2022

Cover of zine


Tablet Magazine

Oct 2021

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Daily Californian / Amanda Hill

Sep 2021

Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)

Aug 2021

Daily Californian / Giancarlo Tucci-Berube

Feb 2021

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Daily Californian / People’s Park Committee

Sep 2018

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