The Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement is doing a targeted outreach to bring resources for Arab families
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Men Creating Peace (MCP) is one of the few domestic violence organizations in Alameda County specifically geared towards men. Founded in 2009, the organization aims to help men who’ve been involved in violent acts adopt...
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It is just shortly after noon on a Saturday, and the sun stands high over the historic Atchison Village in Richmond. Not a single cloud is in the sky. In its northwestern corner, a small...
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Mustafa Ahadi came to the United States as a refugee after working as a medical translator with the US Armed Forces in Kabul. "This is a good country to find the dreams," he says.
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A day on the job with Civicorp's organic waste collection & training program.
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Oakland Unified School District is fighting to preserve essential adult education services despite severe cuts. Join in the discussion.
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