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Oakland Muslims observe month of Ramadan during COVID-19 pandemic by fasting and praying at home, as local mosques closed.
Long before hundreds of vehicles roll up on Tuesday morning, a half dozen volunteers are on the job. Along a makeshift assembly line, extended to allow for social distancing, a half dozen volunteers wearing masks[Read more]
Oakland grassroots fire response group, Mask Oakland, explains why N95 respirator masks are more difficult to obtain and distribute now due to COVID-19.
Oakland artists and activists are creating masks to keep communities safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 for three weeks at the end of the day. On[Read more]
Oakland Voices is sad to share the news that one of our alumni members, Tom Webb, has passed away. “We were so saddened to hear of Tom’s passing,” said Martin Reynolds, Oakland Voices Co-Founder and[Read more]
Residents of East Oakland are being invited to a birthday party for an infant community organization. Its been a year since the call went out and the new East Oakland Congress of Neighborhoods formed. Now[Read more]
A big shout- out to Randolph Charles Belle for hosting Oakland Voices Cohort Group #6 at his space, RBA Creative, for our twice -a- month meetings. For sometimes entrusting his keys to our coordinator so[Read more]
Recently in the midst of so much heaviness on all fronts, I went looking for some hope. I returned to poetry, my first written love form. I stumbled upon a poem that my former student[Read more]