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A Black woman wearing a beanie is holding back a smile.

One Oakland Woman’s Journey From the Streets to Being an Advocate for the Unsheltered

On any given night, over half a million Americans experience homelessness. A 2019 count indicated more than 4,000 unhoused residents live in Oakland.  Resheemah White, also known to friends as “RoRo,” was one of them[Read more]
A Latinx youth holds up a screen to take a selfie with a group of people behind him smiling and posing.

“Homeroom” Documentary Highlights Youth Activism in Oakland and Gives a Sense of Hope

"Homeroom" documentary by Peter Nicks is the most hopeful in the trilogy of films focusing on Oakland's public institutions.