Tag Archives: Youth Uprising

Guns

Youth UpRising, OPD Hosts Gun Buy Back, Dec. 13 $100 cash for handguns, $200 cash for assault rifles

Youth UpRising, in partnership with the Oakland Police Department, will host a Gun Buyback event at Youth UpRising, 8711MacArthur Boulevard, on Saturday, December 13 from 9am to 3pm. Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the [...]
Rebecca Kaplan

Council Awards $1.3 Million for LGBTQ Youth Services

The Oakland City Council awarded $1.3 million in city grants to support LGBTQ youth Tuesday evening. Approximately 540 LGBTQ young people per year are expected to benefit from the grants, which were awarded to five [...]
Turf Feinz members Rayshawn "Looney" Thompson, Host and Turf Inc founder Johnny "Johnny5" Lopez, and Darrell "D-Real" Armstead pose at Lopez's 'Dead Silence' Halloween Dance Battle in South Berkeley. Photo by Spencer Whitney

Turf Battle Competition Coming Back to Berkeley in December

With the success of the “Dead Silence” Halloween turf dance battle, Turf Feinz member and founder of Turf Inc, Johnny “Johnny5” Lopez is already prepping for the next battle in December. “Whe