The Oakland Post newspaper and its editor Ken Epstein have been nominated for the 2015 John Swett Award for Media Excellence, presented annually to news outlets and reporters by the California Teachers Association (CTA).
By Shelly Weintraub The Oakland League of Women Voters’ selection of Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), for a “Making Democracy Work” award makes a mockery of the title since GO is not democratic in [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee will discuss overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs at next week’s Post Salon. Troy Williams, former San Quentin inmate, will respond.
There will be a meeting of the Post Salon Housing Committee Sunday, April 17, noon to 2 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The City Council’s Rules and Legislation Committee voted last week to delay a decision that could have put one of the most important rent protection initiatives directly onto the November ballot, bypassing the need to [...]
When the Oakland Unified School District is making big decisions that affect the lives of students and families and the future of schools – such as the reorganization of special education that is now underway [...]
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 [...]