oOCCUR and the San Francisco Foundation in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco presents the 4th workshop in the 2014 Model Build on Faith Capacity Building Series for faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
Some of the biggest names in the Church of God in Christ came to Oakland last weekend to help Bishop Bob Jackson and the Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ family celebrate their [...]
The Oakland City Council this week honored beloved local priest Father Jay Mathews, who is celebrating his 40th anniversary in the priesthood and 25 years of service at Saint Benedict’s Church in East Oakland.A City [...]
When Tree of Life Empowerment Ministries started The Motherhood Foundation, they wanted to bring more resources and support to a community in need. Having mentored sexually exploited young women and fed the hungry in the [...]
People and Congregations Together (PACT) will host “Creating Covenants for a Safer City” conference to address new strategies that will continue to reduce the violence in the city.
By Lissa Werson This Easter, the American Red Cross, together with the interfaith community of Northern California, is celebrating the gift of life. This joyful effort of the interfaith community was barely imagined a few [...]
Anthony Komla, a native of Ghana in West Africa, was born with a gift for creating sculpture. Art and craftsmanship came naturally. He started with available woods and tools at home and his father’s carpentry [...]
By Leonardo Blair , Christian Post Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen [...]
By Rev. Willie A. Douglas, Civil Rights & Social Justice Advocate From the establishment of the first Black church in America, throughout slavery and beyond, the church has been the foundation of the Black community. [...]
By Clifford L. Williams With sincerity and heartfelt passion, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott Kings’ eldest son, Martin Luther King lll, addressed an attentive audience at Allen Temple Baptist Church Saturday, drawing [...]