The Sugar Freedom Project

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Do you know what role sugar plays in communities of color? Join Roots, East Oakland Building Health Communities and the Oakland Food Policy Council on the 29th of July from 10:30am-12:00pm to uplift the experiences and priorities of the most affected in the implementation of the soda tax.   Join Policymakers, residents, and frontline organizations concerned with #healthequity, food access …

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Tonight a Smoking Prevention Ordinance will be proposed at the Oakland City Council Meeting

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Tonight at 6:30 pm Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington and Council President Larry Reid will propose a smoking prevention ordinance. If adopted, it will prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, require the posting of the full retail price of tobacco products, prohibit the redemption of tobacco discounts and coupons and lastly, make administrative changes for the licensure of tobacco …

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Save The Date: Back To School Health & Resource Fair

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It’s that time again, the kids are going back to school! Join Roots at our Pediatrics Clinic for free services and giveaways including school physicals, health screenings for the whole family, Medi-Cal /CalFresh and WIC Enrollment, back packs, school supplies, diapers and booster seats. Join us Saturday August 12th, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Roots Pediatrics, located at 2700 …

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Save The Date: Neighborhood Day

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Save the Date of July 8th! Our 3rd annual Neighborhood Empowerment Day (#NED2017) will be held to celebrate, serve and unite our East Oakland community by offering free, empowering resources and services. The more we come together, the more power we have to make positive change- whether that’s at an individual level, within a family, or across our whole city! …

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Roots South Bay Grand Opening

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Join us for the Grand Opening of Roots South Bay to commemorate the new roots of our clinic in San Jose, California. The health center will serve as a primary service provider for those of the African ancestry. May 5, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 1898 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126 This is a public event and all …

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