Oakland Job Programs

Ken A. Epstein

$44.4 More Million for Homeless

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Homelessness, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice, Sanctuary City, Transportation Affordable housing, parks, illegal…

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Ken A. Epstein

Backers of “Public Land for Public Good” Challenge City’s Commitment to Market-rate Housing

Supporters of utilizing all public land for community benefit, especially for affordable housing, speak Tuesday at the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opinion: Disguised Discrimination Against Black Workers Returns to City Council Agenda

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs Hold Public Hearings Before Passing a Project Labor Agreement…

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Ken A. Epstein

Health Advocate Margaret Gordon Receives West Oakland Health Trailblazer Award

Posted in coal dispute, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Health, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government West Oakland Health is honoring Margaret Gordon, co-director of the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Report: Oakland Can House 2,000 Homeless People in 6 Months “If Political Will Exists”

Real number of homeless in Oakland is over 9,000 A number of Oakland groups released a “Community-Based…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opinion: “Oakland’s Democracy Is Strengthened by the Re-Election of Councilmember Desley Brooks,” Says Sandré Swanson

Posted in Commentary, Community, Desley Brooks, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Sanctuary City Desley Brooks and Sandré…

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Ken A. Epstein

Open Letter: Support the Right of African Americans to Work on City-funded Construction Projects

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs To Council Members, Mayor, City Staff, and Members of the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Councilmembers, Community Groups Push Mayor for Funding for Homeless, Job Training and Trash Cleanup

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Members of East Oakland…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opinion: Rebecca Kaplan Should Run for Mayor of Oakland

Posted in Affordable Housing, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Rebecca Kaplan By Sandré R. Swanson I was born in…

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