East Oakland 2016 Neighborhood Empowerment Day

You’re Invited! 2016 Neighborhood Empowerment Day!

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Spread the word – share the Facebook event! You’re invited to our second annual FREE health & resource fair! Join us at 9925 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94603 (near the intersection of 98th and International) on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10am-4pm. Event includes: -Free BBQ lunch! -BOUNCE HOUSE!! -Free t-shirts, self-care kits, haircuts and more! -Blood sugar testing and …

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Apply now for full Medi-Cal coverage for your child!

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Apply now for emergency Medi-Cal to get full Medi-Cal in Summer 2016! Make sure your child gets full Medi-Cal coverage. Roots staff are available now to help you apply or renew your Medi-Cal coverage.This assistance is completely free of charge. Please note: You don’t need immigration papers for your children, and applying will NOT affect your application for residency. Apply …

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Roots in the News: “Out of prison, soap making offers a clean start”

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Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured on KALW 91.7 FM’s Crosscurrents! Listen here. Accompanying article below: Out of prison, soap making offers a clean start By TAMMY DRUMMOND • MAR 28, 2016 Emancipators make soap at the Clean360 factory in Oakland. TAMMY DRUMMOND “When I was 11 years old, I sold my first crack rock — you know, ’cause times …

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Roots in the News: “Former Inmates Get Clean Start with Soap”

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Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured in the Oakland Tribune!! Many thanks to Tammerlin Drummond and Jane Tyska for providing a window into our work and the impact it can have. Read all about it! See the full article, video and photo slideshow here. Drummond: Former inmates get clean start with soap By Tammerlin Drummond, Oakland Tribune Columnist Contra Costa …

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Roots Emancipators Clean360

2016 Emancipators Academy – Spread the word!

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Roots’ Emancipators Initiative is a unique and transformative workforce development program. We’re excited to put out a call for applications for the 2016 Emancipators Academy, an 8-week program that offers on-the-job training, stipends, leadership skills, mentors and an amazing community to all participants. Emancipators also receive assistance to remove barriers they face to employment, so that they complete the program workforce-ready. Our deep …

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Roots in the News: Tale of Two Cities Podcast Features Clean360

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We’re thrilled to share that Roots’ social enterprise, Clean360, was featured in Richmond Confidential’s podcast, Tales of Two Cities! Thanks, Matt Beagle and Richmond Confidential, for helping tell Clean360‘s story! The piece includes the voices of our own Damien Bradley, Barron Bradley, and Aquil Naji. To hear just the segment on Clean360, skip to the 10:50 mark!

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2015 in Review: We Reached More Patients Than Ever Before

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We have so much to be proud of! With the support of our funders and partners, and the tireless efforts of our staff and volunteers, we expanded our services significantly in 2015. As a result, last year, we reached more patients than ever before. The Numbers In 2015, Roots’ patient base grew to 8788 people, from newborns to our older …

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Dr. Reinking providing mobile care through Oakland STOMP. Photo by Jane Tyska.

Roots in the News: “Homeless Doc Takes Stethoscope to the Streets”

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Check out Roots Community Health Center’s Street Team Outreach Medical Program (STOMP) and STOMP’s Dr. Jason Reinking in this multimedia news piece, “Homeless Doc Takes Stethoscope to the Streets.” The piece, authored by Oakland Tribune Columnist Tammerlin Drummond, was featured in InsideBayArea News, San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times! Read the full article here. Drummond: Homeless doc takes stethoscope …

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Roots in the News: “Finding Christmas” – Evening News Spotlights Roots’ Jessie James King, Jr.

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We’re so excited to see Roots Health Navigator, Jessie James King, Jr., featured on KTVU Fox 2 News! Check out the video segment below, and read more about our workforce development programs here. Part I: Part II:

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What Is A Medical Home?

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A medical home is a place that offers a variety of coordinated health services with the patient at the center. At Roots, we are continuously growing and expanding to meet the needs of our patients. We place our patients first, striving to provide friendly and professional customer service and excellent quality of care. Our role is to assess our patients …

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