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By Howard Dyckoff A new start-up that is also new to Oakland, npm, Inc., has funding, customers and over a million users worldwide.  And it is likely to help make Oakland a center of innovation for...
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There are no children in Oakland: Youth Radio promotes youth of color in tech and media (Community Voices)

By Erik Sakamoto, Youth Radio's Chief Operating Officer “Young people are behind a lot of the violence where I live, but who are their role models? I haven’t met a kid yet who’s said, ‘My dad sat me...
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Dewey Academy in danger of displacement: Gentrification and the Oakland Unified School District (Community Voices)

By Aram Mendoza and N. Finch in collaboration with Dewey teachers Displacement of longtime low-income residents due to gentrification has been an all too common story in the Bay Area recently. Now the same...
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OBIT: Remembering Kevin Weston

By Russell Morse, New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jun 17, 2014. Kevin Weston, accomplished journalist and longtime New America Media family member, died Sunday at his home in Oakland after a nearly...
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Proposed Police Oversight Commission clears first hurdle

By Ken Epstein, Editor of the Oakland Post. News story, Post News Group, June 13, 2014. A resolution that allows discussion and action on a proposed November ballot measure to create a Public Safety...
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Restorative Justice in Oakland: Investing in public, not private, security (Community Voices)

By Max Cadji. Read the full article here. In April of 2013, Donitra Henderson’s life was taken in North Oakland in front of her 4 year old son by an act of targeted gun violence. She was just 21 years...
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Level the dance floor: Celebrating 10 years of SMASH

This Saturday, June 14, celebrate the inclusion of underrepresented populations in STEM with a night of partying, dancing, and sipping STEM-themed cocktails! Level Playing Field Institute’s Summer Math and...
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“The Movement,” a social justice summit success (Community Voices)

By EJ Pavia, Urban Peace Movement “This is what Oakland looks like,” shouted Ajman Thrower, 21, after a lively and inspiring performance by DetermiNation Media Group, an African-American male...
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EOYDC Nabs $3.2 million for Expansion, Renovation

By Keith Burbank Oakland may soon get a bigger dose of positive East Oakland influence. The East Oakland Youth Development Center, whose alumni have gone on to become NBA and NFL players, professional...
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Follow the money from the Bay Area’s shores

By Daniel Brownstein, crossposted from Musings on Maps When William Rankin mapped city income donuts across urban America in 2006, the radical cartographer aimed to correlate wealth distributions onto a...