Tag Archives: Nikki Fortunato Bas

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Oakland City Council, Youth Commission Highlight Unhoused Youth Voices and Issues

On Monday, April 25, Oakland City Council held a special meeting with the Youth Advisory Commission to give an informational report on youth homelessness in Oakland. Nationally each year, close to 4.2 million youth and[Read more]
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Watch “Stories of Solidarity: API and Black Artists in Oakland Unite”

Last week, the Oakland Cultural Affairs Commission, along with City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ office, organized a virtual town hall and concert featuring Asian and Pacific Islander and Black artists in Oakland. The event[Read more]
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Crime, race, safety: what’s really happening in Oakland Chinatown?

The assaults have sparked international outrage and been widely called hate crimes. Is there evidence that they were racially motivated? What do Chinatown stakeholders say Chinatown needs? This article was produced in partnership with The[Read more]
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Oakland has over 500 COVID-19 cases

Oakland surpassed 500 coronavirus cases; workers rally by car on May Day, officials tell residents to "Give the Lake a Break."