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.
Editor’s Note: We asked our alumni and correspondents to reflect on 2020, and/or what to look forward to in 2021. Below, poet/writer Aqueila M. Lewis reflects on what a year 2020 has been for her[Read more]
COVID-19 has changed the way families gather on Thanksgiving holiday, and how residents give and receive charity.
“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."
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]
Residents of East Oakland are being invited to a birthday party for an infant community organization. Its been a year since the call went out and the new East Oakland Congress of Neighborhoods formed. Now[Read more]
I’m sure that you received the message in part one that everything you need for sustainability can be found at Eastmont TC. Your problem with or question about food, money, clothing, housing, medical/dental/mental health or[Read more]
Eastmont Town Center, located on 73rd and Bancroft, is a hub for all one’s needs or, at least a big stepping stone. Firstly, on the first floor you will find the Self-Sufficiency Center, known as[Read more]