Our Neighbors

A Shout-Out To RBA Creative

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]

The Fear of Living with I.C.E.

Some persons in Oakland live in fear of being arrested and sent back to their original land although Oakland is a sanctuary city.  A sanctuary city is “a city (or a county, or a state)[Read more]

Discover or Reacquaint Yourself With The Laurel

The first thing that I saw of familiarity in the Laurel District was the Subway fast food restaurant across the street from the 76 Gas Station; it reminded me of my hometown, Philadelphia.  Subway makes[Read more]

Profile of The East Oakland Switchboard

  The East Oakland Switchboard is located right around the corner from me.  For three years, I’ve walked and ridden past it and wondered what the business does.  Formerly homeless, I could tell it was[Read more]

Design your destiny then print BIG.

Some people wait on life to define them and others design and define life for themselves. When you get that opportunity to show off your design, make sure you print big. Early Eighties In the[Read more]