Month: August 2017

Oakland Schools Open with Students and Community Volunteers Hard at Work

By Ken Epstein Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell kicked off the first day of school…

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“Unite Against Hate,” Say East Bay Leaders

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Berkeley, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Labor, LGBT, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government East Bay leaders speak at a press…

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Oakland SOL is City’s First Spanish and English New Public School in 10 Years

Hard work and vision of educators, families and community make middle school a reality By Ken Epstein…

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Bay Area Protests Against White Supremacy, in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Responsive Government Rep. Barbara Lee calls on president to remove…

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New Citizens’ Police Commission Could Become Among Strongest in Nation

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice By Post Staff A selection panel made its final choices…

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Youth at MLK Freedom Center Join Struggle to Empower Voters

By Ken Epstein Young people who participated in an intensive six-week voter registration and community engagement project…

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Communities Mobilize to Repeal State Law That Restricts Renter Protections

Posted in Affordable Housing, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government By Post Staff Rob Bonta and two other member of the State Assembly…

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New Oakland Schools’ Superintendent Emphasizes Transparency and Collaboration

By Ken Epstein In the first press conference of her new administration, Supt. Kyla Johnson-Trammell spoke about…

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