Tag Archives: Oakland Voices

Oakland Voices wins prestigious Society of Professional Journalists’ award

Four Oakland Voices correspondents awarded by Society of Professional Journalists.

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]

Our future doctors and nurses, straight out of East Oakland

By Katherine Brown In looking at the negative perception many people have of East Oakland, one would think that there was no opportunity for success, especially amongst youth. With limited resources and outlets to support[Read more]

Health of the Hood – What Makes the Mills College Neighborhood Healthy?

By Katherine Brown When trying to identify what makes my neighborhood healthy, I was hard pressed to find glaring examples of what is traditionally associated with “healthy living.” There aren’t any farmers markets, open green[Read more]

Nail Salon Owners’ New Strategy to Go Green & Improve Relations with Black Clients

By Katherine Brown It amazes me how priorities change as you grow older. Feats and experiences that seem so trivial now, meant the world to me as an adolescent. One activity in particular was getting[Read more]