Skip to content

Mills documentary project on the economy seeks Oakland stories

on February 24, 2012

A Mills College documentary project called Economic Edge is focusing on an area that includes the  Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods in Oakland. They are asking people how the economic downturn is affecting them, their businesses and their lives. In addition to producing documentary reports, they will also create a portrait of the area using a map and people’s stories. You can find their website here.

What are the stories you want to be told? If you’d like to suggest ideas, or are a resident of those neighborhoods who would like to tell your story, you can contact Holly Kernan at hkernan [at] Mills [dot] edu.


Oakland North welcomes comments from our readers, but we ask users to keep all discussion civil and on-topic. Comments post automatically without review from our staff, but we reserve the right to delete material that is libelous, a personal attack, or spam. We request that commenters consistently use the same login name. Comments from the same user posted under multiple aliases may be deleted. Oakland North assumes no liability for comments posted to the site and no endorsement is implied; commenters are solely responsible for their own content.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
Oakland North

Oakland North is an online news service produced by students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and covering Oakland, California. Our goals are to improve local coverage, innovate with digital media, and listen to you–about the issues that concern you and the reporting you’d like to see in your community. Please send news tips to:

Latest Posts

Scroll To Top