Oakland Job Programs

Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Oakland Residents Push City Council to Protect Renters and Homeowners Who Are Being Driven from the City

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Oakland Job Programs, Restorative Justice By Ken Epstein Angry, desperate and determined residents filled city council…

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Oakland’s Coal Train Dispute Pits Public Health vs. Local Jobs

By Tulio Ospina Hundreds of community members attended Oakland City Council’s public hearing Monday on the health…

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Joys and Struggles of Public School Teaching, Discussed at Post Salon

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff About 70 people attended the Post newspaper’s most recent Salon…

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We Must Speak Up” for Racial Justice, Say Teen Leaders and Rep. Barbara Lee

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Immigrant Rights, Mass incarceration, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Restorative Justice Calling for Black-Brown unity, a youth said, “The…

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Hack the Hood Grads Have Much to Offer Tech World

Posted in Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs By Ashley Chambers High school senior Jayshaun Thomas can show just about…

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Brings 400 High Tech Jobs to Oakland

Posted in Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Job Programs President Obama this week announced 10 new “TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has…

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Congressional Black Caucus Takes Tech Initiative to Silicon Valley

Posted in Economic Development, Oakland Job Programs By Conway Jones Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Rep….

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Diversity Within OPD Still Falls Short

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety Disparities in hirng of Asians, Blacks and Latinos; Blacks most underrepresented By…

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OPD Efforts to Recruit African Americans Yield Meager Results

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety By Ashley Chambers and Dakotah Jennifer Recent efforts by the Oakland Police…

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Hidden Geniuses Say, “Yes We Code”

By Rasheed Shabazz As a young child, Muhammad Abdulla worked as a farmer, planting seeds in Yemen….

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