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James E. Vann, Cofounder, Oakland Tenants Union

Op-Ed: 20 Steps City Council Can Take to Stop Displacement in Oakland Now

                            By James E Vann       Oakland’s present rental and affordable housing crisis — which is particularly catastrophic for renters [...]
Dante J. James

Opinion: Department of Race and Equity Will Work to End Inequities of “Power and Privilege”

By Dante J. James     The City of Oakland created the Department of Race and Equity in 2015, reflecting the city’s recognition and acknowledgment that racial disparities exist—they are systemic—and it is time to [...]
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Opinion: “Common Enrollment” Is a Misfit for the Problems That Plague Oakland Schools Retaining and improving principals and teachers should be the top priority

By Roseann Torres   As a Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education member for the past three years representing District 5, I have remained committed to the basic reason I ran for the [...]