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9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

Clarissa Doutherd from Parent Voices Oakland joined OR’s Executive Director, liz suk to talk about what’s been going down in Oakland to #SaveHeadStart and continued support of offering Head Start public childcare so families can thrive....

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Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

You have the power to decide the future direction of our state on September 14, 2021. Californians will vote on whether or not to recall Governor Gavin Newsom. It’s important for the results of the election to reflect ALL of our communities.  Act now to make sure...

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8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

Today, Mike Hutchinson, OUSD D5 Board Member and organizer from the Oakland Public Education Network, joined OR's Executive Director, liz suk, to talk about the ways you can get involved with how OUSD and the School Board have responded to the return to in person...

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8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Cat Brooks from Anti Police-Terror Project and Justice Teams Network to talk about CHP patrolling Oakland Streets at the request of Libby Schaaf. Cat shares more about the “trifecta” of law enforcement in Oakland. Listen in...

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Towards Liberation & Creation

Towards Liberation & Creation

…We must not only imagine but craft into existence a different world and not one that is only in response to these oppressive systems and the daily acts of violences but a world that is embedded in our DNA and seeded by our ancestors.

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8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Liana Molina from East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) and Cheuk-Ning Li from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) on the Public Lands for Public Good land trust and an update on the As and Howard...

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Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

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7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

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7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

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9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

Clarissa Doutherd from Parent Voices Oakland joined OR’s Executive Director, liz suk to talk about what’s been going down in Oakland to #SaveHeadStart and continued support of offering Head Start public childcare so families can thrive....

read more
Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

You have the power to decide the future direction of our state on September 14, 2021. Californians will vote on whether or not to recall Governor Gavin Newsom. It’s important for the results of the election to reflect ALL of our communities.  Act now to make sure...

read more
8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

Today, Mike Hutchinson, OUSD D5 Board Member and organizer from the Oakland Public Education Network, joined OR's Executive Director, liz suk, to talk about the ways you can get involved with how OUSD and the School Board have responded to the return to in person...

read more
8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

8/23/21 – Monday Meals: CHP in Oakland

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Cat Brooks from Anti Police-Terror Project and Justice Teams Network to talk about CHP patrolling Oakland Streets at the request of Libby Schaaf. Cat shares more about the “trifecta” of law enforcement in Oakland. Listen in...

read more
Towards Liberation & Creation

Towards Liberation & Creation

…We must not only imagine but craft into existence a different world and not one that is only in response to these oppressive systems and the daily acts of violences but a world that is embedded in our DNA and seeded by our ancestors.

read more
8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

8/16/21 Monday Meals: Sports Teams Down for the Town

OR's Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Liana Molina from East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) and Cheuk-Ning Li from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) on the Public Lands for Public Good land trust and an update on the As and Howard...

read more
Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

read more
7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

read more
7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

read more

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