Order of Malta Free Clinic, the only religious-based free health clinic in Oakland, CA, hopes to expand hours from two and half days a week to five days a week after raising $175,000 in funds.
The Christian and Chinese New Years parties are long over. But on March 21, the Bahá’i celebrated their Naw-Rúz (literally, New Year). The Bahá’i faith was established a century and a half ago and has more than 5 million members all over the planet. The religion is the second most widespread worldwide; only Christianity can…
It’s not over yet. The measles outbreak, which started in December, 2014, at a Disneyland theme park in Orange County, is still ongoing in the United States, and has now reached Mexico and Canada, where more than 100 people have been reported to have the disease. By March 6, 17 US states and the District…
In Oakland, like many urban cities, violence tends to beget violence. But one program is attempting to use artistic expression to interrupt the cycle of bloodshed that pervades the city.
Michael Hannan reveals “Making Human,” his indigenous art collection at Oakstop. He uses cultural history, music, storytelling, and folk art, to portray the underlying theme of the collection– the common ground we share in being human.
Police officers, firefighters, emergency medical officers, and law enforcement personnel of all types are honored at a Blue Mass, during which community members and faith leaders can offer thanks to the people responsible for public safety and remember those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.