Month: October 2015

New Biography of Loren Miller, Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist

Posted in Arts and Culture, Equal Rights/Equity, History and remembering Loren Miller was one of the nation’s most prominent civil rights…

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New Biography of Loren Miller, Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist

Posted in Arts and Culture, Equal Rights/Equity, History and remembering Loren Miller was one of the nation’s most prominent civil rights…

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Gentrification Threatens Oakland Churches and Artists

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Oakland Job Programs, Racial profiling, Restorative Justice Coalition of faith-based, housing and cultural groups…

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Art Exhibit at Oakland’s Betti Ono Gallery Exposes Realities Migrants Experience in Detention

Posted in Arts and Culture, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Immigrant Rights Visitors to the Betti Ono gallery exhibit “Visions from the Inside”…

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Churches, Community Unite Against Coal in Oakland

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Uncategorized Speakers at a community coal meeting included (L to R): Pastor…

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Dominguita Velasco, Latino Community Activist, 114

Posted in Community, History and remembering Dominguita Velasco, shown celebrating her 111th birthday with family and friends, died Oct. 11…

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Dominguita Velasco, Latino Community Activist, 114

Posted in Community, History and remembering Dominguita Velasco, shown celebrating her 111th birthday with family and friends, died Oct. 11…

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Environmental Groups’ Legal Action Could Halt Coal Terminal

Sierra Club poster in West Oakland. Photo courtesy of SF Business Times. By Tulio Ospina Environmental and…

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The National Lawyers Guild Honors Local Attorney Walter Riley

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling The National Lawyers Guild honored Oakland civil rights attorney Walter Riley at its…

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End Jim Crow Segregation at Oakland Restaurants, Say Activists

Posted in Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Oakland Job Programs By Ken Epstein and Ashley Chambers Restaurants and hospitality businesses employ nearly…

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