Sergio Martinez

Sergio Martinez was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in the Fruitvale neighborhood. He is a Public Health Practitioner by training, a part-time lecturer at San Francisco State and an advocate of social justice. He enjoys collecting vinyl records, travelling and roaming museums and art galleries.

Stories by Sergio

All Trails Do Matter

And you thought you were hip to the Town’s culture.  Currently most people know Oakland as a city struggling with affordable housing, displacement of working[Read more]

The Invisible Hand in Our Hoods

While writing about the Ferguson shooting of an unarmed African -American teenager by a white police officer, I came across the concept of Structural Vulnerability.[Read more]

Author: Sergio Martinez

Sergio Martinez was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in the Fruitvale neighborhood. He is a Public Health Practitioner by training, a[Read more]

Cesar Chavez Park at Night

By Sergio Martinez 9:24 pm, Wednesday, July 2. Cesar Chavez Park (located on Foothill Blvd. between Bridge Ave and 38th Avenues.) Slightly cold with a[Read more]