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BECOME AN EAST OAKLAND STORYTELLER

By Brenda Payton OAKLAND VOICES COORDINATOR EAST OAKLAND – Oakland Voices correspondents have written about volunteers who are feeding poor people in their neighborhoods, resilient family members, organizations devoted to improving their communities as well[Read more]

Young Storytellers Fan Out to Collect Oakland’s Oral Histories

By Debora Gordon Story Bridges has been joining people across different values, generations, races, and organizations since April 2011. “We take bridging very seriously,” says founder Angela Zusman. “We’re always looking for collaborative partners to build[Read more]

VIDEO – ‘Tis the Season: Laurel Neighborhood Harmonizes to Help Others in Need

Is harmony and unity possible in East Oakland? The Laurel Merchant and Laurel District Association strive to prove that it does. The second annual Laurel Holiday Stroll and Donation Drive is just one of over[Read more]