Author Feature

Author: Tom Webb

Tom Webb was born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA. Since 1980 I have pursued graduate studies at the University of San Francisco (Theology, 1982), Duquesne University (Formative Spirituality 1994) and Catholic Theological Union (Pastoral[Read more]

Author: Tiffany Lacsado

Tiffany Rose Naputi Lacsado was born on the island Guahan (Guam) to a native Chamorrita from the southern village of Maloloj and a Filipino contract laborer from the mountain village of Sierra Bullones, Bohol, Philippines.[Read more]

Author: Shavonnee Clark

Shavonnee Clark is an Oakland Native who is deeply connected to her city. She recently returned to Oakland after graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science and Education Studies. She has returned to[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 part-time lecturer at San Francisco State and an advocate of[Read more]

Author: Sara Rowley

I’m a proud resident of Oakland, where I enjoy my current gig as a stay-at-home mom. I grew up in Minnesota and Colorado before moving to the Bay Area in 2006. Graphic design is a[Read more]

Author: Sandra Muniz

My mom came to the United States in 2000, while my dad was already here six months before my family arrived. We came for the American dream, however we were not notified that the individual[Read more]

Author: Saa’un Bell

Saa’un is grounded in her southern roots of Greenville Alabama and Eastern Samar where the rain never sleeps. She is the oldest of six, in a serious, but comical, working class Black and Filipino immigrant[Read more]

Author: Le’Ana Powell

My name is Le’Ana Powell; I was born and raised in Oakland California. I am a bartender, student, advocate, domestic violence survivor, and a single mother of a 10-year-old son, JaRae Rutledge. I love music,[Read more]

Author: Jimmy Jordan

I am a 24-year-old young man coming from the diverse community of East Oakland. I currently work as a Health Technician at Cherry Hill Detox Center and a Health Coach at Highland Hospital for Alameda[Read more]

Author: Janice Davis

Janice Davis is a recent Castlemont High School graduate who has pursued her interests as a writer through journalism and social media. Davis has been a staff writer and managing editor for the Castle Crier,[Read more]