Archive for February 2017

Seeking Refuge, Teaching Refuge

Student panelists at the Sanctuary Education Conference at the Islamic Cultural Center described feeling isolated at school, not having any Arab or Muslim teachers or curriculum that includes their history and literature, and feeling especially

Healthy Food Access within a One-Mile Radius: A Conversation with Shaniece Alexander of OFPC

Oakland Voices community correspondents Monica Scott Green and Sandra Tavel interviewed the director of Oakland Food Policy Council (OFPC), Shaniece Alexander, one rainy Saturday afternoon in beautiful downtown San Leandro.  What followed was an inspiring, hopeful