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Mayoral Candidates Look at Plan to Promote Active Community Involvement

Several of Oakland’s mayoral candidates have expressed interest in creating community wide action task forces that could potentially involve hundreds of Oakland residents in developing, passing and implementing policies that will affect the future of [...]
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City Considers Prompt Payment to Nonprofits

The City Council is considering an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that would ensure nonprofit organizations that do business with the City of Oakland receive payments for the work they do in a timely [...]
Rebecca Kaplan

“Rebecca Kaplan Will Advocate for All the People,” Say Community Leaders

Education leaders and local small business owners announced their support this week for Councilmember At-Large Rebecca Kaplan as their choice for Mayor of Oakland in the Nov. 4 election.Kaplan, the frontrunner in Oakland’s mayoral election [...]
MLK Freedom Center delegates Eric Fuller (left) and Maira Perez (right) with representatives from the Hands Up organization in Ferguson during the National Weekend of Resistance. Photo courtesy of MLK Freedom Center.

Youth Delegation Determined to Act Locally After Return from Ferguson

Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
Karen Monroe

Karen Monroe for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
Bill Riley

Bill Reilly for Peralta Community College District

Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]