California Today: Rain Brings Health Hazards to the Homeless

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The first drenching rains of the season, an atmospheric river that came ashore this week, flooded roadways and snarled traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday. For one group of residents, the region’s homeless, the rains were more than just an inconvenience. Damp and cold conditions bring influenza and infections to the crowded tent encampments that have swelled …

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Save The Date: National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

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Hepatitis C is a silent epidemic. On July 25th, 2017 we will join the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA) to further our advocacy by participating in “National African American Hepatitis C Action Day”. We look forward to bringing the campaign to residents of Oakland, CA!    The campaign is a community mobilization initiative aimed at reducing …

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Spaces are still available!  Roots Los Angeles launches the  Fatherhood Workshop, a curricula of Timelist Program.  At the end of our twelve week workshop, participants will be better prepared to be responsible fathers, create goal-oriented individuals eager to be dutiful father’s, and develop role models for the male youth. Classes meet Thursday’s from 7 pm – 8:30 pm Session Topics – …

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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 …

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Clean 360 Opens Bath and Body Care Store In East Oakland

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Clean 360 will grand open its third store on Thursday, February 2, 2016, at 9925 International Blvd. Oakland, CA. The much-anticipated opening will feature Clean 360 handmade, natural, organic soaps, butters, lotions, oils and bath and body products. Clean 360 is a social enterprise that creates small batch, handcrafted soaps from the finest ingredients in its workshop in Oakland’s Uptown …

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Day 2: Services Outside Our Walls

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Today is Day 2 of Roots’ 10 Days of Whole Health!  All year round, our services extend outside our walls with Oakland STOMP (Street Team Outreach Medical Program), Roots’ street medicine program that brings care to the people. We deliver medical care, outreach, benefits enrollment and linkage to services to homeless individuals throughout the city of Oakland. Oakland STOMP truly …

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Roots in the News: “2016 Annual Report”

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  We were featured in MedShare Western Region’s ‘2016 Annual Report’! MedShare is a humanitarian organization that helps increase the capacities of health systems to ultimately drive sustainability. They provide biomedical equipment training to serve populations in need. With their help, our Street Team Outreach Medical Program (STOMP) campaign is able to “bring care to the people” via a mobile clinic …

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