Tag Archives: disability

Krip Hop Nation's logo

Krip Hop Nation gives disabled artists a network to share music, poetry

A group of disabled musicians, poets and other artists use their music for social justice work. Specifically, they aim to raise awareness and promote the disabled community.
Assistance dog, Nathan, is about to demonstrate the various services he can provide disabled owner.

Event educates community about assistance dogs

Canine Companions for Independence held Dogfest at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. The event served to educate the community about assistance dogs and how much they help the disabled community.
AXIS, Sonsherée Giles, Rodney Bell

Disabled dancers redefine contemporary dance

AXIS Dance Company’s dancers are exceptional in more ways than most performers. Four of the company's seven members, including artistic director Judith Smith, have physical disabilities and dance in wheelchairs. Since AXIS's founding in 1987,...
A sign in Downtown Oakland directing drivers to pay for parking at a kiosk.

Disabled parking placards in downtown Oakland; are they legit?

Placard fraud costs the city income in meters and parking tickets. Furthermore, because cars bearing placards have unlimited time and don’t need to be moved every hour or two, fraud prevents parking turnover; that can...