A vacant lot left blighted for over three decades on 7th and Campbell streets in West Oakland now has a new purpose in the community as the launching pad for cooperative businesses that will provide [...]
Oakland’s Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement (PJC) recently hosted its third annual awards reception and symposium benefit for the Northern California Breath-mobile program. The gala event, held at the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square, [...]
The Coronado Neighborhood Council held it’s 37th Annual Scholarship Banquet Friday, Oct. 24 at the Galileo Club in Richmond. Three hundred people attended the event. Nine students received scholarships for a total of $18,000.
The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
The San Leandro Public Library has been awarded a $6,000, one-year grant to open a Veterans Resource Center designed to serve veterans and connect them with valuable resources in the community.A ribbon-cutting event for the [...]
The San Francisco Main Public Library auditorium was packed with Black students and parents as Theo Miller paced the floor. It was a Saturday morning in early September and, as the organizer for the African [...]
Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) will hold a summit in Emeryville on November 1st at the Hilton Garden Inn, located on 1800 Powell Street.
If you step into the classroom of Corey Mason at El Cerrito High School, it seems like you have entered another world filled with teaching, learning, engaging and enjoying the positive energy at growth. It [...]
Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks is giving holiday baskets to 1,000 Oakland families again this Thanksgiving. Brooks, along with sports agent Aaron Goodwin and The Goodwin Family Foundation, started adopting Oakland families six years ago [...]
The City Council is considering an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that would ensure nonprofit organizations that do business with the City of Oakland receive payments for the work they do in a timely [...]