The women sat in a circle, pressing their folding chairs closely together as they laughed, clapped and listened to each other’s stories.
8 Comments Filed under AP, Community, Crime, Featured, Front, Safety, Yahoo
Tagged Allen Temple Baptist Church, drug addiction, For Sisters Only, homelessness, Mattie Johnson, prostitution, Rev. Harry Williams, Sheila Warren, Streets Disciples
Oakland residents converged Tuesday on an East Oakland street that has been blighted by foreclosures, calling for a freeze on foreclosures until the Homeowners Bill of Rights comes into effect in January, 2013. California Governor...
6 Comments Filed under Community, Economy, Front, Health, Housing, Neighborhoods, Politics
Tagged acce, banks, bill of rights, Economy, foreclosure, foreclosures, homelessness, homeowners, homes, mortgages, Oakland, unemployment
St. Mary's Center in West Oakland helps some of the 71,000 seniors in Alameda County who do not have enough money to meet their basic needs; that is half of the people in Alameda County...
3 Comments Filed under Community, Economy, Front, Health, Housing, Public Policy, Religion
Tagged homelessness, poverty, poverty line, seniors, St. Mary's Center