Oakland Voices correspondent Kat Ferreira digs into the history of unhoused populations in Oakland, from Pipe City to the current encampments at the same location.
"This pandemic has illustrated not only is housing a human right, but a public health intervention." - Needa B
“What COVID-19 shows us is that we are all connected, so if we don’t take care of the most vulnerable, everyone will be impacted."
On Monday, November 18, 2019, two mothers boldly began occupying a West Oakland house that had been vacant for two years on Magnolia Street. Dominique Walker, 34, and Sameerah Karim, 41, members of Moms 4[Read more]