Tag Archives: east oakland

A diverse group of people wearing masks is standing in front of the 81st Ave library in East Oakland with their hands up and socially distanced.

Oakland Library and World Central Kitchen Pair to Distribute Free Meals in East Oakland; City Council Passes Emergency Sick Leave

Additional Food Distribution in East Oakland: Salvation Army and 81st Avenue Branch of the OPL Food insecurity is still very prevalent. There are several more places offering food distribution. Salvation Army and Acts Full Gospel[Read more]
A smiling East Asian woman with a bob haircut and glasses is sitting at a large desk with several Chromebook laptops in front of her, plus a big monitor.

Teachers in East Oakland Rise to the Challenge Eight Weeks after School Closure

Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.

Tuesday Night Neighborhood Concert with Grammy-nominated Latin Jazz Artist in Oakland During Shelter-at-Home Order

It’s 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening in Oakland and neighbors are gathering for a quickly-arranged concert on their street. People sit and stand on their porches, steps, and sidewalks. An older couple enjoys the concert[Read more]
A young indigenous woman with her hair in a bun speaks in a microphone at a well-lit room. A sign behind her says "What Does Wellness Feel Like?"

New East Oakland Grocery Co-op Looking for Founding Members

A new grocery cooperative in East Oakland is recruiting up to eight founding cohort members by May, who will then go through a 12-week training over the summer to become the first group of worker-owners in[Read more]