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a collage of seven diverse Oakland firefighters

Fighting Fires With People: Seven Oakland Firefighters Talk About the Work They Do (Part 1)

This past summer, two Oakland firefighters came to my apartment building to get a replacement key for the knox box, which is outside all multiple unit buildings, to allow firefighters to access the building in[Read more]

Our future doctors and nurses, straight out of East Oakland

By Katherine Brown In looking at the negative perception many people have of East Oakland, one would think that there was no opportunity for success, especially amongst youth. With limited resources and outlets to support[Read more]