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An instructor trains youth in web and technology development in the Hack the Hood youth training program. Photo: Hack the Hood.

Hack the Hood Expands Youth Tech Training Program

Hack the Hood is expanding its program to five new locations this year to bring a unique tech training model where low-income youth of color learn technology skills by building websites for small businesses during [...]
Felicia Bridges at the controls in the studio for the "Talk 2 Teacher" radio show.

Felicia Bridges Hosts Student Voices on “Talk 2 Teacher” Radio Show

Special to the Post   Students don’t often get asked their opinion about school or life, but Oakland educator Felicia Bridges is giving all students with something to say an opportunity to share their experiences. [...]
Left to right: Jolayjah Foote, Rachel Gutierrez, Jenifer Salgado Lopez, Mikyla Williams, Renelle Damasco, Nancy Hoang, Alma Lucas, and Natalie Nong.

Young Women Explore the Future at Women’s History Event

Performing Stars of Marin recently held their second annual event, “ENLIGHTEN,” in recognition of Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 21 at the Manzanita Recreation Center in Sausalito. Over 200 people attended, including professional career [...]
Speakers called for higher wages and better schools at a San Antonio Park rally on Tuesday. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Parents, Students and Teachers March for Better Schools

Several hundred students, parents and teachers held a rally and marched through the streets of East Oakland this week to demonstrate their solidarity with the teachers’ union in its contract negotiations with the school district [...]
Lance Jackson, COO of Seville Group Inc., is the new interim chief of the Facilities and Planning Department for the Oakland school district.

OUSD Bypasses School Board to Hire Jackson for $30,000 Per Month

The Oakland Unified School District administration bypassed Board of Education approval in order to pay Lance Jackson $30,000 a month to oversee the district’s multimillion dollar construction program, the Oakland Post has learned. <
Antioch Unified School District Superintendent Donald Gill.

Antioch School Officials Agree to Collaboration to Address Civil Rights Complaint

Officials of the Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) have announced a groundbreaking effort to identify the causes of disparities in school discipline by examining the subtle, complex, and often-unintentional ways in which race, disability and [...]
Brittany Powell, an SF State MFA student, started The Debt Project after declaring bankruptcy in 2012.

Student Photographer Shines Light on Faces of Debt

By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News Struggling to find work in 2012 amid the fallout from the recession, photographer Brittany Powell declared bankruptcy to relieve herself of the credit card debt she had accumulated just trying [...]