Mavin Carter Griffin, founder of the Wood Street People’s Collective, says we’re thinking about “homelessness” in all the wrong ways.
Libraries are physically closed, but they continue to serve their neighborhoods. One East Oaklander shares her experience.
John Jones III—father, community advocate, childhood victim and past committer of violence—on why the surge is “not occurring in a vacuum.”
After seeing myself in the eyes of an unhoused boy, I decided to start cleaning up areas in West Oakland where unhoused people live. The work snowballed from there.
In the coming months, we’ll be sharing the mic with more Oaklanders who have important stories about life in our city. This is how we’re planning to do it, and why.
Latinos represent over half of known coronavirus cases in Alameda County. Oakland resident Orlando Ruiz shares his family’s story.
One member of East Oakland’s immigrant Mam community shares his story about surviving during the pandemic.