Oakland North Radio
Incarceration doesn’t just affect the incarcerated, it alters the lives of their loved ones as well. Families struggle to maintain these relationships because of the financial and emotional burdens that the prison system places on them.
The city of Oakland implemented a new food vending program in 2017. But, how accessible is the industry to immigrant communities? And how does one family go about creating community through a food truck business?
Activist and registered nurse Michael Harank of Oakland talks about his life and work during the AIDS epidemic, and the most memorable moments.
Artists and designers repurpose parts of the demolished eastern span of the Bay Bridge and create projects celebrating the bridge’s importance as an iconic structure.
Volunteers are collecting 500 stories from Oakland residents hoping to address issues of racial disparity one door knock at a time.
In this episode of “Tale of Two Cities,” we explore forgotten areas of the Easy Bay and how people are working to keep their traditions and memories alive. From reporter Cecilia Lei, we hear about how volunteers are helping to save neglected, stray dogs in Richmond. Next, reporter Betty Marquez Rosales and sound engineer Rosa Amanda Tuiran take us to Corazón del Pueblo, a non-profit center in Oakland where visitors remember Dia de los Muertos during sugar skull workshops. Lastly,…