Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan this week requested that the city council’s Rules and Legislation Committee schedule a public hearing on the health and safety impacts of coal in Oakland with options for the City Council to [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. will honor over 2,500 Latino students who have maintained a cumulative [...]
During a committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Libby Schaaf’s staff admitted responsibility for failing to apply for a $2 million federal grant to provide summer jobs for Oakland youth.
By Carol A. Curtis, NCNW National Council of Negro Women Inc. (NCNW) Northern California Sections sponsored a Membership Engagement Workshop Friday, April 22 at the West Oakland Library.
The East Bay Regional Park District is offering outdoor day camps for kids and youth at a number of convenient locations. Park’N It Day Camp takes place in a different Regional Park each week, [...]
This week was the first chance the community had to talk to the mayor about their concerns over her unilateral decision to close East, Central and West Oakland neighborhood job centers, the lack of transparency [...]
Laney College recently hosted a celebration of the many cultures, kinds of music and people from across the world that make up the “Sights and Sounds of East Oakland.” &
Dorsey Nunn, executive director of the Bay Area-based Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and co-founder of “All of Us or None,” is the winner of an “expanding fair chance opportunities” White House Champions of [...]
By Erica Terry Derryck, Office of the Mayor The Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY) was created by a citizen-led initiative passed by voters in 1996 and then reauthorized in 2009. [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee addressed the Post Salon on Sunday with Troy Williams to discuss the need to remove barriers to employment and government services for the formerly incarcerated.