We asked our Oakland Voices alumni community members and correspondents: How has pandemic life changed your habits and your outlook? How have you navigated public spaces and health risks now that we are in a[Read more]
How an Issue Raised by Oakland Middle Schoolers May be Sparking Changes
Update: On February 9, around 1 a.m., the OUSD school board passed a modified resolution that will close two schools this year: Parker K-8 and Community Day School. Brookfield Elementary, Grass Valley Elementary, Carl B.[Read more]
On a cold Monday night in the middle of a pandemic, almost two hundred members of the Manzanita Community School family and their allies gathered for a watch party on the school playground to witness[Read more]
As I struggled trying to figure out how to host a Zoom meeting for the first time, the two 10th graders whom I was trying to interview sent me a link to a meeting that[Read more]
This opinion piece was first published at The Citizen, Laney College’s news outlet. In America, old people are seen as irrelevant–it doesn’t matter your race, religion or political party. We don’t count for much. With[Read more]
When Oakland Students Need to be Vaccinated OUSD pushed back the deadline of vaccine requirements for children aged 12 and up to February (previously, it was January). (Children must be fully vaccinated with two shots[Read more]
OUSD's School will require students over 12 years old to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
"Homeroom" documentary by Peter Nicks is the most hopeful in the trilogy of films focusing on Oakland's public institutions.
Oakland School for the Arts Digital Media student Cadence Patrick shares photo essay on moving across the globe during the pandemic.