Student leaders from the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) put their leadership and networking skills to work last week as they engaged in panels around legislative policy, criminal justice, STEM education and hip-hop at [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News In a perfect world, we’d all be as prepared for an earthquake as Jennifer Strauss. In a perfect world, we’d also have an early-warning system to give [...]
It is no secret that the tech industry is growing. However, the dismal numbers of African Americans in the industry continues to be a problem that politicians with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are [...]
Pastor Michael McBride has been appointed to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, designed to bring together faith and neighborhood leaders and experts.
Courtesy of CBS-LA Former Dodgers legend Fernando Valenzuela was appointed by President Obama to become a Presidential Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization, 34 years after “Fernandomania” swept across Los Angeles.
In the midst of a national conversation about police transparency and accountability, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and the Law Offices of Amitai Schwartz recently filed a lawsuit against the City of [...]
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Although it was not part of his formal program, Pope Francis took time after Sunday Mass to visit Cuba’s ailing former leader, Fidel Castro.
Hundreds of community members attended Oakland City Council’s public hearing Monday on the health and safety impacts that exporting coal through the former Oakland Army Base could have on residents in West Oakland and surrounding [...]
A federal jury on Wednesday awarded $613,302 to Ms. Lawanna Preston, former Employee Relations Director of the City of Oakland, affirming her claim against the city for termination in retaliation for disclosing and refusing to [...]
Courtesy of NPR and news reports Pope Francis, fresh from a historic speech before a joint meeting of Congress, had lunch with homeless and low-income people at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. on Sept. [...]