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.
From the City to Silicon Valley, from North Bay to East Bay to South Bay – local Audubon chapters are voicing strong support in their communities for a ballot measure that will restore one of [...]
Salvador Mateo Escobar became involved with Planting Justice while he was still going to Fremont High School. “They were able to employ me right out of high school (in 2011),” said Escobar. &
Oakland will finally start charging developers impact fees that will go towards building affordable housing after City Council voted 7-1 to pass an ordinance that several other Bay Area cities have had in place for [...]
By Cat Brooks In 2014, I was appointed to the Board of Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY). This body manages City monies that support organizations serving Oakland’s young people.
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration lost the opportunity to win up to $2 million to provide summer jobs for Oakland youth, when city staff failed to [...]
By Angela Bronner Helm, The Root If the activities from this week are any indication, President Barack Obama plans to really make his My Brother’s Keeper initiative a success before he leaves the White [...]
The progress that has been made in the treatment of AIDS suggests that the worst is behind us, although, there are still 50,000 Americans being diagnosed with HIV every year.
Courtesy of USA Today A group of Black women kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train last August settled an $11 million racial discrimination case against the company for an undisclosed amount last week.