Kat Ferreira

An Oakland resident for over 20 years, Kat Ferreira's local Fruitvale area roots skip back a few generations to the early 1900s. Active in the community, she has volunteered with a variety of Oakland-based nonprofit organizations and neighborhood groups, including the Eastlake Music Festival, Friends of the Oakland Fox theater, Wardrobe for Opportunity, and more. Her professional background spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, with an emphasis on community advocacy, nonprofit fundraising, social policy research, online marketing and social media. You can follow Kat on Twitter and Instagram.

Stories by Kat

Fruitvale after the Ghost Ship fire

Note: this story originally aired on KALW Public Radio 91.7 FM in San Francisco as part of their “Sights & Sounds of East Oakland” series[Read more]

Oakland United in Sorrow and Celebration

“Thank you! Love you, Oakland!” Xavier Dphrepaulezz shouted at the end of Fantastic Negrito’s brief set. Those five words summarized a recurring theme during an intensely[Read more]