2015 Project Blogs

BECOME AN EAST OAKLAND STORYTELLER

By Brenda Payton OAKLAND VOICES COORDINATOR EAST OAKLAND – Oakland Voices correspondents have written about volunteers who are feeding poor people in their neighborhoods, resilient family members, organizations devoted to improving their communities as well[Read more]

Sights and Sounds of East Oakland: Creating a Lineage of Artists in East Oakland – A Radio Story

http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kalw/audio/2016/04/WEB.EastSideArts.mp3 Turning down 23rd Avenue towards International Boulevard, I see the words “Culture is a weapon” painted the side of a building wall. Painted below are indigenous peoples, Black Panther party members and immigrant workers.[Read more]