“What COVID-19 shows us is that we are all connected, so if we don’t take care of the most vulnerable, everyone will be impacted."
As protests sweep through the U.S., COVID-19 cases rise. Fruitvale is Oakland's coronavirus epicenter.
The challenges I face as an unhoused Oakland resident during the COVID-19 pandemic are income and work, access to essentials, and taking care of my daughter.
On Monday, November 18, 2019, two mothers boldly began occupying a West Oakland house that had been vacant for two years on Magnolia Street. Dominique Walker, 34, and Sameerah Karim, 41, members of Moms 4[Read more]
Some women are forced to walk the streets, selling their bodies for cash. Mary Moore has never done that. Her exchange was different - not for drugs, or money, but just to keep a roof[Read more]