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.
While Latino youth make up 41 percent and still growing numbers of students in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), they are a disproportionately small part of the OUSD workforce, significantly in the classroom, where [...]
The city of Vallejo is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse cities in the United States, according to a new study. The study, conducted by WalletHub, was released last month to coincide with [...]
At the recent Fairness Matters Forum hosted by The Level Playing Field Institute (LPFI), founder Freada Kapor Klein was recognized as “the moral center of Silicon Valley and an O.G. in technology,” as Benjamin Jealous [...]