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]
In the midst of a global pandemic, Aqueila Lewis and her family move to Vegas to seek more affordable housing.
Oakland Police arrest two homeless outreach workers at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity. One man was arrested, cited, and released.
Editor’s Note: Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross is an Oakland Voices Alumna correspondent who participated in the 2015-2016 cohort. Lewis, who previously lived in Oakland for 12 years, has struggled with being unhoused and is not alone.[Read more]