Tag Archives: health

A young indigenous woman with her hair in a bun speaks in a microphone at a well-lit room. A sign behind her says "What Does Wellness Feel Like?"

New East Oakland Grocery Co-op Looking for Founding Members

A new grocery cooperative in East Oakland is recruiting up to eight founding cohort members by May, who will then go through a 12-week training over the summer to become the first group of worker-owners in [...]

Fret Nothing, Eastmont Town Center Has You Covered

Eastmont Town Center, located on 73rd and Bancroft, is a hub for all one’s needs or, at least a big stepping stone.  Firstly, on the first floor you will find the Self-Sufficiency Center, known as [...]

Health of the Hood – What Makes the Mills College Neighborhood Healthy?

By Katherine Brown When trying to identify what makes my neighborhood healthy, I was hard pressed to find glaring examples of what is traditionally associated with “healthy living.” There aren’t any farmers markets, open green [...]

Young Storytellers Fan Out to Collect Oakland’s Oral Histories

By Debora Gordon Story Bridges has been joining people across different values, generations, races, and organizations since April 2011. “We take bridging very seriously,” says founder Angela Zusman. “We’re always looking for collaborative partners to build [...]