ILWU 10 Speakers Protest John Fisher A’s Stadium On Howard Terminal At Oakland Port Commission

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ILWU Local 10 members and others on 5/9/19  protested the proposed deal by the Oakland Port Commission to allow billionaire John Fisher to build an A’s stadium on Howard Terminal along with 4,000 $1 million dollar condos.The commission has been in secret meetings with Fisher who also owns the GAP corporation and runs the KIPP and Rocketship charter school chain to build the stadium. It would threaten many maritime jobs and also drive out the African American working class community in West Oakland. The mayor Libby Shaft is supporting the stadium despite community and labor opposition.

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