Tag Archives: McClymonds High School

Planting Justice builds edible gardens for urban dwellers

Oakland-based grassroots organization builds edible gardens to grow sustainable food, create jobs, and build community.

Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline: examining arrests among black male students in OUSD

Oakland’s black youth are arrested in school at a rate that is more than double their proportion of the school population, a community nonprofit said.

‘Think China’ flies Oakland students to Beijing to break cultural barriers

During a two-week educational trip to Beijing and Shanghai, Oakland teens expanded their horizons, broke cultural barriers, got a fresh outlook on life and education, and climbed the Great Wall of China .

Through Oakland mural project, a superhero is born

On Thursday, the Oakland Superheroes Mural Project, an initiative by the Oakland-based nonprofit Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC) to revitalize and add beauty to some of the city’s blighted areas, launched the first in a series...

Late Night Live program will give kids a safe place to gather after dark

Oakland mayor Jean Quan announced on Thursday morning that as an effort to reduce crimes that involve Oakland students, a group of organizations will open their doors to kids until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.