Bill Joyce

Bill Joyce is a retired Berkeley teacher and 2016 alumnus of Oakland Voices.

Stories by Bill

Friday Mornings at Arsola’s

In the lot tucked between Castlemont High and Center of Hope Church along MacArthur Blvd., three women are pulling down the flap of a pop-up[Read more]

The Impact of Impact Fees

Having prayed outside City Hall for the “soul of the city and an end to the housing crisis,” about 60 low- income Oakland residents, housing[Read more]

The Tree of Life: “Come Close”

The six- feet high, 30- foot long The Tree of Life mural-on-canvas sweeps across the entrance of the Oliver Art Center at the California College of[Read more]

Love Is What Matters

Mercy Retirement and Care Center, the highly regarded residence and service provider for senior citizens for nearly 110 years in the Fruitvale District, is not[Read more]

I Am Because We Are – OCO celebrates

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) member Tracy Phillips scanned the tables spread out at the Eastmont Mall office during the group’s annual holiday gathering.  “Like bees[Read more]