Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has become..
‘Amal Sikaffy, owner of Espresso Gourmet Caffe’, will close her doors at the end of the year Downtown Oakland is rapidly changing. The skyline is..
By Rev. Damita Davis-Howard* and John Jones III** Most of us know that Oakland is the national epicenter of the urban displacement and racial injustice..
Faith-based, specifically African-American church-based affordable housing development in Oakland, “requires a holistic approach,” says The Reverend Dr. Kenneth Anderson, Senior Pastor of Williams Chapel Baptist..
The Oakland City Council this week passed an emergency renter protection ordinance and voted to make Dec. 2 an annual Remembrance Day for the victims..
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Anderson, senior pastor of Williams Chapel Baptist Church, concerned about Oakland’s declining African American population and consequently the corresponding decline in church..
The town hall meeting on safe and affordable housing that was held on Wednesday brought together roughly 300 community members, artists and homeless residents who..
Community members packed Oakland City Hall chambers Wednesday evening for a forum led by a panel of community leaders to discuss can be done to..
Community members and activists from the Chinatown Coalition are calling for changes in how the City and Planning Commission make development decisions. The group..
Oakland is considering passing regulations to protect residential hotels for low- and very-low income residents. “Increasingly, speculative real estate investors have begun to target..