Hundreds of Black activists, educators, entrepreneurs, healers and artists convened last weekend for “a People’s Assembly” to discuss and strategize solutions to improve life for Black Oakland. Th
The City Council voted Tuesday to keep residential development out of the Oakland Airport Business Park, passing the Coliseum Area Specific Plan without the the zoning amendments that would allow market-rate condominiums and apartments to [...]
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf will discuss her plans for sustained growth and enhancement of community programs at the second luncheon of the East Bay Women in Business Roundtable Friday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to [...]
I am deeply honored to serve as the Superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, and want to invite you to join me in reflecting on the first nine months I’ve been in this position [...]
George Wright Society’s 18th biennial conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites—“Engagement, Education, and Expectations: The Future of Parks and Protected Areas” — is taking place March 29 – April 3 in Oakland. </
A number of community leaders are speaking out in support of a new city department designed to decrease inequities and racial barriers in city policies and operations, such as housing, development contracts, employment, and education.
The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program will host the second in a series of free workshops, the 2015 Model Built on Faith Capacity Building Series VIII.
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has recognized Ying Lee, former Berkeley City Councilmember and tireless social justice activist, as the 15th Assembly District’s Women’s History Month awardee.
Local residents are organizing to attend the Wednesday, April 1 meeting of the Oakland Planning Commission to oppose the proposed sale of public land on East 12th Street across the roadway from Lake Merritt to [...]