"Blind residents said they were unable to register for the vaccine through their state or local governments without help."
Last week, the Oakland Cultural Affairs Commission, along with City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ office, organized a virtual town hall and concert featuring Asian and Pacific Islander and Black artists in Oakland. The event[Read more]
Who is at risk? Who is being protected?
"This is something people do not know. The history books do not carry us.” - Ericka Huggins
One of the ways in which the state has tried to ensure the vaccines are reaching the most vulnerable — those who live in low-income neighborhoods or zip codes disproportionately impacted by high rates of[Read more]
Libraries are physically closed, but they continue to serve their neighborhoods. One East Oaklander shares her experience.
The assaults have sparked international outrage and been widely called hate crimes. Is there evidence that they were racially motivated? What do Chinatown stakeholders say Chinatown needs? This article was produced in partnership with The[Read more]
Starting this week, some Oakland seniors 65 and older — alongside food and agriculture essential workers, emergency workers, and education and childcare workers — will receive their vaccines near the Fruitvale district. And starting next[Read more]
Award-winning filmmaker seeking subjects from Oakland to interview about lead poisoning.
Oakland Voices alumna Tonya Shipp offers a take on what to expect in Oakland in 2021.