Giving a voice to West Oakland residents – Tribune – 2.9.2010

Oakland Tribune, The (CA) – Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Author: Tammerlin Drummond Oakland Tribune Columnist If there were a contest to determine which neighborhood best epitomizes “how bad Oakland is,” I suspect West and East Oakland would be neck and neck. Both neighborhoods are so often portrayed as dangerous, violent places, I’m sure a lot […]

Oakland Voices Seeks Community Reporters at West Oakland Library – Tribune – 2.7.2010

Oakland Tribune, The (CA) – Sunday, February 7, 2010 Author: Sean Maher The Oakland Tribune OAKLAND — The Tribune launched a program in West Oakland on Saturday to turn the area’s residents into published journalists. Oakland Voices will recruit area residents and train them to be reporters, ultimately publishing their stories and pairing them with […]