Alex Park is a religion & community reporter for Oakland North. As a journalist, he has reporting experience in the Bay Area and abroad and his work has appeared in a number of different independent literary journals in print and online and local news sites in the Bay Area. Since beginning in 2008, he has blogged in South Africa and reported on Northern Cyprus. In college, he also published an award-winning sociology paper on a 2008 period of anti-immigrant violence in South Africa, since cited multiple times in various academic works on the subject. Currently, his interests lie in examining complex social systems-- be they governments, conflicts or waves of immigration-- and explaining them to a general audiences in easy to understand language.
This Weekend in Oakland
Looking for something fun to do? Community events and activities for the weekend of May 17-19, 2013.
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