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Dr. Kimberly Mayfield

“Creating Joyful and Effective Schools” – Educators to Speak at Oakland Post Salon

  This month’s Post Salon will feature an interactive dialogue on the politics and practice of education. The speakers are three longtime educators in the East Bay.
Zimbabwe Davies

School Buzz: “Stay Positive and Help Others,” says Zimbabwe Davies

  Zimbabwe Davies is one focused individual who continues to spread positive energy along his journey.   As a foster youth, his aunt Desiree Jeffery took him under her wing and gave him the support [...]
Alvin Alvarez, interim dean of the College of Health & Social Sciences

SF State Dean Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News   Alvin Alvarez, interim dean of SF State’s College of Health & Social Sciences, earlier this week received the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from the American Psychological Association’s [...]
Poster session at last year’s BERC Innovation Expo, where students presented cleantech ideas

Student Teams Can Win $100,000 in UC Clean Technology Competition

  By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News   UC Berkeley is encouraging students with game-changing ideas in clean energy technology to compete for a four-month-long campus bootcamp designed to shepherd the technology into the marketplace.

Protest Against “Retaliation” in Firing of Popular East Palo Alto Principal

  A press conference was held Wednesday in Redwood City calling upon the administration of the Sequoia Union High School District to reverse the termination of Dr. Morgan Marchbanks, most recently principal of the East [...]
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Mackites Turning Dreams into Reality

  Coach Ben Tapscott and a host of Mack alumni are mobilizing community-wide support to address the Oakland Unified School District and Superintendent Antwan Wilson on a campaign to keep McClymonds High School open. Alumni [...]
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Report Documents Decline of Black Males in Medicine

  At the largest gathering of African-American physicians and health care professionals in the country, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released a new report, “Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine,” that details [...]