Oakland Voices correspondent Brandy Collins asked residents, What do you love most about being in Oakland?
“I appreciate how many people are invested in their community. There are so many individuals who come together to challenge the status quo and make movements happen.” – Angela Badami-Knight
“The Oakland I fell in love with was relational. I’m always looking for connectivity and getting to know people. We seem to be losing that.” – Mirella Rangel
“The trees are my favorite. I love how green it is. It’s very rich and lush looking. And I look good against it.” – Roy Martinez