Dear AROC Community,
We have stopped the largest Israeli shipping line from coming to California indefinitely.
We blocked the boat.
We challenged state violence and stopped local and federal law enforcement from coming to Oakland to work with international security forces, including Israel, to further police and militarize our communities.
We kicked Urban Shield out of Oakland.
We defended our community members against deportation, detention, and FBI harassment. After being imprisoned for ten years, faced with deportation to apartheid Israel where he was previously tortured and imprisoned, we got our client released from detention and back with his community in the Bay Area.
We empowered our community.
AROC’s leadership in organizing the Bay Area Arab community is unique. …