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Oakland at a crossroads: the Jacka’s death speaks to greater truth (Community Voices)

By Nicole Lee, lifelong Oakland resident and the Founding Executive Director of Urban Peace Movement, an organization that builds youth leadership in Oakland to transform the culture and the conditions that... Share

A few words on Ferguson, Cleveland and NY (Community Voices)

The recent events in Ferguson, Cleveland and New York - the heartbreaking loss of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, three unarmed black males (two of whom were children, Rice just 12 years old), at...
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Get ready: June 1st is “Silence The Violence Day!” (Community Voices)

On June 1, Urban Peace Movement’s Youth Peace Ambassadors will host a youth summit and peace festival in East Oakland for annual Silence The Violence Day. In preparation for the festival, our youth leaders...