Alameda County now has the highest number of cases in the Bay Area, at 2,560 as of data from May 19, 2020
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.
Filed under COVID-19, Education
Tagged duel immersion, east oakland, Education, educational equity, equity, Fruitvale, Laura Alvarez, Laura Kaneko, Melrose Leadership Academy, Nat Williford, OUSD, Spanish, Teachers, Think College Now
Letter: Alameda County should immediately increase access to testing and treatment in the African American community.
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Tagged african american, Alameda County Public Health Department, Black Organizing Project (BOP), Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA), Brotherhood of Elders Network, COVID-19, East Oakland Black Cultural Zone Collaborative, east oakland building healthy communities, East Oakland Youth Development Center, equity, Greg Hodge, Jackie Byers, LaNiece Jones, Oakland Citizens Committee for Urban Renewal (OCCUR), Roots Community Health Center
With a waterfront ballpark moving closer to an Oakland reality, City government has launched an effort to bring community and business stakeholders together and also to inject consciousness about equity into the process. The Howard[Read more]