Councilwoman Desley Brooks has refused to take a position on whether or not the city should adopt a policy which is called a “Project Labor..
Pre-apprenticeship building trades trainees from the Cypress Mandela Training Center, which was founded by the Oakland Private Industry Council, joined a rally recently in front..
Mayor Libby Schaaf (left) listens as Councilmember Desley Brooks criticizes her administration for closing neighborhood career centers, speaking at the April 26, 2016 CED committee..
Councilmember Desley Brooks (left) with winners of the Urban Debate National Championship, Christine Harris and Malachi Ambrose. Photo by Ken Epstein. Two Skyline High School..
An Alameda County judge has issued a temporary restraining order requiring the Oakland City Council to reopen public access to the second-floor galleries overlooking the..
After months of debate, the City Council unanimously voted this week to create a Department of Race and Equity to address systemic racism and inequality..
By Rev. Debra Avery, First Presbyterian Church of Oakland When I considered whether to offer my thoughts on Councilmember Desley Brooks’ proposal for a..