A warm and secure feeling of community continues to thrive in the neighborhood along Adeline Street. The street that stretches from Berkeley to the Port of Oakland holds memories of the past and looks forward
Don Francisco, a Street Level outreach worker who delivers breakfast to day laborers, is a little worried. Forty containers aren’t sufficient for the number of workers that he will see in the next couple of
San Francisco native, Zachary Norris, moved to East Oakland when he was about a week old. He grew up in Oakland but lived a relatively sheltered life until he began his undergraduate studies at Harvard.
Hope Collaborative is a collective of Bay Area organizations and community residents that works to help families and youth work towards healthy living in East and West Oakland. Officially, it has been around for 7 years,
Charlotte Rosen is the Membership and Communications Associate for East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO). Some of her many duties are fundraising, event organizing and coming up with strategic communications to improve EBHO’s campaigns and programs.
Twenty weeks ago, if you had approached 16-year- old Jerome Traylor and asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, he probably wouldn’t have an answer for you. “I had been to
Health clinic volunteer Hermalinda Aguiar leaned forward and said, “We have a saying: ‘Panza llena, corazón contento; Full belly, a happy heart.’” In a phrase, the recent San Francisco State alumna captures the mission of
Imagine walking into your therapist’s office and seeing hip hop album covers hanging from the wall. To your immediate left is a stage and like the rest of the room, it is being renovated by
In a country that has experienced generations of profound government misconduct – ranging from outright theft of public funds to insidious forms of torture and violence against its own people – one might expect the
Intertribal Friendship House (IFH) is a special place. We call it our “Urban Rez” and it is a vital part of the Bay Area Native American Community. It is one of the first urban Native