Oakland

Why communities in Oakland and nationwide are organizing for alternatives to Neighborhood Watch on Tuesday, August 6.

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One woman’s story shows that addressing homelessness is a community endeavor. How you can take part.

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To really understand shifts in Oakland’s population, we need to look closely at the people, powers, and processes that cause rapid displacement.

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A group of low-wage undocumented workers fired as part of an I9 audit in Oakland are fighting back and insisting on their dignity as human beings.

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On April 4th, the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Oakland’s own East Bay Meditation Center invites you to gather and explore what the dream of beloved community looks like today.

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Kiante Campbell's tragic death at last month's First Friday Art Murmur brought home to every person in Oakland how violence affects us all. Find out how you can be a part of developing real solutions for addressing violence in Oakland.

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Jana Luft is a half-marathon runner in training, a high school teacher, and one of our top three fundraisers for Team Ella Baker Center in the 2013 Oakland Running Festival. Find out how she does it.

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Gumbo for a Good Cause in Oakland
Christina Mitchell of Oakland is using her cooking skills to fundraise for Team Ella Baker Center in this year's Oakland Running Festival. Here's how you can get in on the deliciousness.

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Let's Run This
Rachel- a member of Team Ella Baker Center- invites you to become a part of the 2013 team!

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This guest post takes a deeper look at A1- a measure on the Alameda County ballot for the upcoming election.

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