The City Council’s Public Safety Committee on Tuesday voted to continue discussing proposals to reform Oakland Police Department (OPD) hiring and recruitment practices to enable more local residents to become OPD officers.
Forty Members currently serve in the California State Senate, and only two Senators are African-American. Both African-American State Senators are from Southern California. The question is: does diversity still matter in 2016?
A community forum, hosted by the Oakland Post and Greenlining, met on Thursday to begin a discussion on how to ensure that Uber and other large tech companies step up to fulfill their social responsibility [...]
A proposal advocating changes to the Oakland Police Department’s recruiting practices passed unanimously this week at a packed Public Safety Committee meeting. “We have for many years received concerns about underrepresentation of people of [...]
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 [...]
A new report released by the City of Oakland indicates that the police department is still falling short in efforts to diversify its force of sworn officers.
Courtesy of SF State Media Throughout her career, Tendai Chitewere has, as an African-American woman, felt unfairly judged and unwelcome in certain situations. “I’m often, even today, in places where people assume [...]
Oakland is a city facing the loss of its racial, age, economic, cultural and social diversity, driven by the loss of affordable housing and a huge wealth gap, according to a new report produced by [...]
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer Jesse Jackson renewed his call earlier this month for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation.
By Leland Kim, UCSF News Almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.