Faith-based and other nonprofit organizations often feel at a loss for finding or affording great grant writers. So how do you find someone with the skills to write winning proposals that help bring in funds?
A resolution introduced by Councilmember Larry Reid that would maximize the use of available city funds to benefit job seekers and employers was approved at Thursday’s Rules and Legislation Committee meeting.
Council wants to redirect fees to pay for housing for $100,000-a-year renters, not low-income. For two years, East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) members have been advocating for Oakland to pass a strong housing [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, House Democrats, and anti-poverty experts at a House Democratic Steering and Policy hearing this week entitled “The Failure of Trickle Down Economics [...]
A group of people picketed April 8 at the Berkeley Probate Court, protesting that the court is seizing the property and money of a number of the inheritances and assets of elderly African Americans.
Stacey Harris is on a mission to provide for himself and his son in this challenging economy. As a single father who is also struggling to find stable and affordable housing, securing a good job [...]
Parents and teachers are raising concerns that they are being kept in the dark until the last minute about what they consider to be a disruptive overhaul of the Oakland Unified School District’s (OUSD) special [...]
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Last week this paper ran a story entitled “Oakland Schools in Turmoil as District Threatens to Remove 17 Principals.” This is completely false, and this number was not confirmed [...]
Por Congresista Barbara Lee Cuando las empresas deciden pagarle menos a las mujeres, las ponen en desventaja por el resto de su carrera profesional. La discriminación salarial es la causa de que muchas [...]
The Housing State of Emergency adopted at the Oakland City Council’s Tuesday meeting went into effect immediately upon its passage. The ordinance remains in force for 90 days, but can be extended by [...]