Whenever I look at statistics about the failed War on Drugs, I always hear these lyrics from “White Lines” in my head:
A street kid gets arrested, gonna do some time
He got out three years from now just to commit more crime
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.
Who’s a better choice to intervene when it comes to youth violence: a trained professional or a family friend?
Our 2012 Heal the Streets Fellows put together this interactive video that invites you to explore how Oakland communities responded by experiencing their creative approach for yourself.
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.