Month: November 2015

Oakland Schools’ PR Chief Receives New $192,000 Contract

Posted in Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein Isaac Kos-Read, chief of Communications and Public Affairs for…

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Oakland Steps Out for Faith with a Joyful Noise

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, History and remembering, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling On Saturday, Nov. 7, churches and community…

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Racism in Berkeley Schools “Has Been Tolerated for Too Long,” Say Community Leaders

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Responsive Government Berkeley High School students walked out of school Nov. 5 after a…

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High Priced Consultant Still Earning $30,000 a Month at Oakland Unified

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Labor, Oakland Job Programs Buildings and Grounds Workers Fear They Will Be Replaced by Consultants By Ken A….

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Racist Threat at Berkeley High School Sparks Outage, Students Walk Out

Posted in Berkeley, Education/Schools/Youth, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Uncategorized Berkeley High School students walked out of classes and rallied at UC…

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