Under Mayor Libby Schaaf’s administration, job training funds for unemployed adults and youth are continuing to be cut, raising questions about the mayor’s campaign promise for jobs for low-income, underserved communities. &
Black churches in Oakland are being asked to moderate their worship voices after neighbors have made noise complaints to the city about the volume of the gospel that is reaching beyond the church walls.
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson and his new team of administrators recently met with Pastors of Oakland, the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland NAACP, seeking to build rapport and support for [...]
Pastors of Oakland gathered on Tuesday to announce their support in the reelection of District 6 Councilwoman Desley Brooks in the Rainbow Center at 58th Street and International Boulevard. Running for her fourth term, Brooks [...]
Seeking to repair his damaged church building, Pastor Donald Scurry of Joshua Christian Church, 793 W Grand Ave, has received moral and financial support from fellow ministers Rev. Curtis Flemming, Rev. Gerald Agee, and Rev. [...]
By Pastor Phyllis Scott Six years ago a group of Pastors, clergy, and community activists gathered in front of Brookdale Recreational Center to bring awareness to the violence in Oakland and the surrounding communities. Their [...]
By David Scott Who gets called when someone gets shot? Who is first on the scene with the medical team to minister and console gunshot victims and their families? Ministers are called to provide pastoral [...]