Organizers said they want to prevent locals from becoming desensitized to violence and for everyone to take action.
A grandmother, a church, the police, and a local blacksmith are teaming up to take guns off the street.
City and state leaders say the funds will be focused on reducing shootings through proven interventions.
Athena Larios and Melanie Swandby designed the “Addressing Gun Violence Toolkit” after one of their students was shot and killed. Now they’re sharing it with other teachers.
Lucky Three Seven co-owner Artgel “Jun” Anabo was shot outside of his East Oakland restaurant one week ago. His friends and family gathered there today to honor his legacy.
Reverend Harry “OG Rev” Williams talks with The Oaklandside about his urban ministering career and connecting with young people.
Local artists, youth, and activists unveiled a public art project created to beautify a stretch of East Oakland amid escalating gun violence.
“There are things that might happen, despite your best efforts, despite doing everything that you can.”