Oakland Voices correspondent Iris M. Crawford asks residents, What brings you to Oakland and what do you love about the city?
What brings you to Oakland and what do you love about the Town?
“Oakland is vibrant, multicultural and has a lot of Black people. It has a really cool vibe.”
“I came to Oakland looking for opportunities and to study. It’s so diverse and everyone is super nice.”
Daniel Castaño, Medellin, Columbia
“I’ve been in Oakland all my life. My friends and family show me a lot of love. I just like being in Oakland”
Hasan Beal, Oakland, CA