Tony Daquipa is a dad, bureaucrat, PTA Officer, photographer, hop farmer, collector of East Oakland rainwater, urban bicyclist, union thug, karaoke diva, grumpy old man, storyteller, and preserver of history.
Stories by Tony
OUSD needs to successfully negotiate Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with seven labor unions before school of any type can resume.
The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate the Oakland Schools Police Department” last[Read more]
Oakland Voices spoke with two of the principals who want to eliminate armed police in OUSD.
A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
The Class of 2020 had the end of their senior year disrupted by a deadly global pandemic, but they have proved their resilience by making[Read more]
What's it like to shelter-in-place with your siblings while recording an album? JAX in East Oakland tells us.
View agendas, meeting details, and videos of past and present OUSD Board meetings here. The District is required to publicly notice meetings at least 24[Read more]
Last Friday, in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, the Oakland Unified School District announced that all schools and child development centers would be closing[Read more]
At last week’s Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) school board meeting on February 26, several big topics were on the agenda: over $20 million in[Read more]
No Justice for Oakland Families, No Peace for Oakland School Board The concept of restorative justice, an inclusive practice that prioritizes reconciliation over retribution, is[Read more]