Oakland Voices correspondent Kat Ferreira digs into the history of unhoused populations in Oakland, from Pipe City to the current encampments at the same location.
High rates of Oakland's homeless, foster, and new immigrant students have dropped out from online learning.
Oakland Police arrest two homeless outreach workers at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity. One man was arrested, cited, and released.
Oakland COVID-19 Update: New Shelter-in-place, Oakland schools closed, unemployment rises
Editor’s Note: Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross is an Oakland Voices Alumna correspondent who participated in the 2015-2016 cohort. Lewis, who previously lived in Oakland for 12 years, has struggled with being unhoused and is not alone.[Read more]
By Katherine Brown It is rare to encounter folks that have faced numerous adversities, yet never complain. They continue to hold their heads up high, dig in their heels, and keep pushing for a better[Read more]