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Call to Action: Measure HH

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Have you heard about Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s new City Budget Proposal? It plans to divert Measure HH funding, the money accrued by the sugar-sweetened beverage tax, to cover gaps within the city’s budget. We are currently working on a project that seeks to educate and organize our community so they are empowered in making healthy beverage choices. Contact A …

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Roots Awarded NVHR Grant

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On May 1st we were awarded a booster mini-grant from The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable in Washington, DC. Roots Community Health Center was identified as one of seven organizations that received the $10,000 award to implement a NVHR Hepatitis C (HCV) Project! With this mini-grant, we will build upon our screening and treatment of HCV in East Oakland by documenting …

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Emancipators Initiative Participant Perrie Anderson

Emancipator Spotlight: Perrie Anderson

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Emancipator Perrie Anderson’s journey with Clean360 began by reading a handout on display at a local community employment center in Oakland.  “What caught my eye about the Emancipators Initiative was that it provided jobs for East Oaklanders previously incarcerated and on probation.  I went to Roots Community Health Center to receive more information and received a warm welcome.  I signed …

Y'Lonn BurrisEmancipator Spotlight: Perrie Anderson