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 [...]
OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week – a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center – on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland.
Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
The ninth annual Ready to Learn Fun Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 960 – 10th St. in Oakland. The free Ready [...]