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 [...]
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.
Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Ross, was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, which help slaves escape to freedom. She will be replacing President Andrew Jackson, who defended slavery, as the new face of the $20 [...]
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 [...]
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.
One consequence of Mayor Libby Schaaf’s unilateral reorganization of existing federally funded job programs will be the shutting down of East and West Oakland Neighborhood Career Centers, which last year had visits of almost 9,500 [...]