On a Thursday in August, I heard English and Spanish as I watched African- American and Latino families share a pot-luck dinner in honor of mothers graduating from the Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network’s (PLAN) intensive five-week summer leadership program. There were a sprinkling of black and brown fathers in the audience, with a […]
Empowering your community through storytelling
Oakland Voices is a community storytelling project that trains residents in writing, photography and video skills so they can tell the stories of their communities. Oakland Voices is supported in part by a grant from The California Endowment and run in partnership with The Oakland Tribune, Bay Area News Group and Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.