For the first time, I feel part of an Oakland landscape, and can embrace being Chinese-Vietnamese, and second-generation American.
Dr. Saturu Ned on why the Black Panther Party survival programs of the past may be critical to the future of the African American community
When Oakland Students Need to be Vaccinated OUSD pushed back the deadline of vaccine requirements for children aged 12 and up to February (previously, it was January). (Children must be fully vaccinated with two shots[Read more]
Children 5 and up will likely be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting in November
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the[Read more]
Under updated guidelines from the state, California school children starting school this fall will need to wear masks when indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Currently, vaccines are available to those 12 and older; many school[Read more]
Managing distance learning with five children.
“Organizing makes the impossible possible.” -Pecolia Manigo If you truly want to serve the people in a culturally competent way, it helps to have an interpreter and child care. Dinner doesn’t hurt either. All three[Read more]
If good food, exercise, and low stress are keys to fitness and beating back obesity, then I know lots of communities that are in big trouble. In order for us to even move the needle[Read more]