Have you seen our video yet? Over 8,000 people have. We love what Youtube commenter @stmontauk had to say: "it's making fun of people who say that sh*t. The intended audience is people? who actually know how great of a city Oakland really is." Check it out and share it with fellow...
I have heard many people refer to the current times that we’re living in as a convergence of crisis. I would like to re-think this moment in our country as a convergence of multiple opportunities. This is an opportunity to reframe our economy as one that focuses on creating careers as opposed...
Governor Brown has done it again. He has proposed in the state budget to close the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) once and for all . The DJJ drains much-needed funds from our schools and vital community programs that would help California thrive. The youth prison system promotes violence and re...
Gene Marks, author of the recent “If I were a Poor Black Kid” article in Forbes, seems to think that all that poor Black kids need to do differently to succeed is “be smart enough to go for it.” But if the only answer for poor youth is to be the exception to the rule, why aren't we then looking at...

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