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Group Of Elementary Age Schoolchildren Eating Healthy Packed Lun

Free Summer Lunch Program

City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and Alameda County Community Food Bank recently announced joint summer meal programs to provide local children free breakfast, lunch and snack during the school break.
Pastor Harold Mayberry (left), of FAME, and Chris Wright (right), of AEG Facilities, give away new shoes to participants at FAME's Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

First AME Hosts Back-to-School Shoe Giveaway

School is back in session, and many students hoping to put their best foot forward found a way to do it at the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church’s 17th annual Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway in [...]
2013 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Obasi Davis

Obasi Davis, 17, Wins Oakland’s Youth Poet Laureate Competition

The Oakland Public Library has selected 17-year-old Obasi Davis as the new Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Oakland. Davis emerged as the best of eight talented finalists in a competition that began in [...]