After agreeing to a Negotiated Settlement Agreement (NSA) in response to a lawsuit for police misconduct 12 years ago, the city of Oakland has paid $30 million in court monitoring costs and is still not
In 2001, celebrated artist Favianna Rodriguez co-founded the EastSide Arts Alliance (EAA) and Visual Element in Oakland, CA, to train young artists in the tradition of muralism. The San Antonio neighborhood, where EAA resides, is
When Erin Clark, 20, discovered Downtown TAY (Transitional Age Youth) in Oakland last year, it’s safe to say she didn’t have a strong sense of herself. As a girl, she had spent time in schools
Yaelisa, Artistic Director for Caminos Flamencos, is considered a master instructor in the art of Flamenco. Yaelisa teaches Flamenco workshops and classes all over the Bay Area. She teaches in Oakland, Berkeley, SF and beyond.