Tag Archives: Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce

Bishop Bob Jackson and Post Publisher Paul Cobb display the Acts Full Gospel Community Development Corporation’s $30 Million Plan for Affordable Rental Apartments at 94th Avenue at International Boulevard. The project’s plan calls for 3,500 sq.ft. of retail commercial space, 3,000 sq.ft. of recreation/community space providing for financial literacy classes, job placement, tutoring and adult education classes. Photo by Lawrence Bryant.

Bishop Bob Jackson is Making Affordable Housing happen

Bishop Bob Jackson, pastor of Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ, has not given up hope on the Black community’s ability to come together with its own finances and resources to create affordable [...]
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NAACP Hosts School Board Candidate Forum

The NAACP, in conjunction with Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, Elders of Oakland, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce and Pastor Gerald Agee, will host a candidate forum Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 [...]
Post Reporter Tasion Kwamilele Interviews Outgoing NAACP CEO and President Ben Jealous

Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Speaks to African American Chamber

Hundreds gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriot in downtown Oakland to hear Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous speak Wednesday at the 10th annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Oakland African American Chamber [...]

OP-ED: PG&E Should be Fined But Not Forced into Bankruptcy by

By Wil Hardee PG&E is about to receive a hefty fine for their role in the San Bruno tragedy – and it should. The Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce believes PG&E should pay. However, [...]