Community Demands Change After Fremont Boy Killed in Oakland Freeway Shooting

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By Marianne Favro • Published November 7, 2021 • Updated on November 8, 2021 at 11:32 am   Jasper Wu of Fremont was just a few weeks away from celebrating his 2nd birthday. Instead, his family is planning his funeral after the boy was shot while in a car on southbound I-880 in Oakland Saturday afternoon. Instead, his family is …

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Oakland’s First Fridays festival returns with thousands gathering for 1st event in more than a year

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Oakland, CA (KGO)-Music, dance and food are all back! Auckland’s first Friday festival is here.“Almost two years later, this is amazing,” said Adriana Contreras, who lives in Auckland. Her daughter was four months old when Adriana and her family last arrived on the first Friday. Today she talks about the festival and even has her own opinion. “It’s a great …

admin@rootsclinic.orgOakland’s First Fridays festival returns with thousands gathering for 1st event in more than a year

Roots’ Very Own – Dr. Aisha Mays, selected to receive the Robert D Sparks Leadership Achievement Award for 2021

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The presentation of this award will be announced during the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) 18th Annual Summit which is a virtual event scheduled to happen on Friday, October 1st from 10:00am-4:30pm (PDT). The awards will be presented just after 2:00pm (PDT). Please let us know if you think you will be able to attend the event (in whole …

admin@rootsclinic.orgRoots’ Very Own – Dr. Aisha Mays, selected to receive the Robert D Sparks Leadership Achievement Award for 2021

Summer Fund Drive Special: Covid-19 and The Delta Variant

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    We spoke with Dr. Noha Aboelata about Covid-19 virus, the effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant and the role of capitalism in a global pandemic. Noha Aboelata, MD, is founder and CEO both of Roots Community Health Center (Roots), a 501(c)3 community health center licensed by the state of California Department of Health Services sec. …

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As They Take On Food Insecurity, Community-Based Health Care Organizations Have Found Four Strategies That Work

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 35 million Americans faced food insecurity. Now, more than 50 million are food insecure, with children and families accounting for a substantial part of the increase. Food insecurity disproportionately impacts racial minorities and low-income populations, and it is especially problematic for those with chronic conditions. For people with diabetes, food insecurity is associated with …

admin@rootsclinic.orgAs They Take On Food Insecurity, Community-Based Health Care Organizations Have Found Four Strategies That Work

Advocates to Gov. Newsom: Racial Disparities Are a Public Health Crisis

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by CBM NewswireJune 7, 2021 Bo Tefu | California Black Media (CBM) – Some health advocates are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to treat health inequity in California as a public health crisis – one that is complicated by racism. Their appeal to the governor comes as California state officials propose a $115 million investment in the state’s budget for …

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Townhall: Community Update, COVID 19 Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 vaccine 4/29 at 6pm.

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Alameda County will host a Community Update with Dr. Noha as a panelist.   Questions about the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Listen and Learn more this Thursday 4/29 at 6pm.   *Spanish and ASL interpretation will be available.   Join here: zoom.us/j/99680214103

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Health, Wealth and Self with Nikki Thomas Presented by AARP California

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By Shea McCaslin , April 12, 2021 01:48 PM AARP California presents Health, Wealth and Self with Nikki Thomas! Join us on the third Thursday of April, May and June @ Noon PT on 102.9 KBLX or AARP California’s Facebook pages as we host conversations around health, wealth and self with issue experts. Health – April 20 @ Noon PT …

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How Much Would It Cost To End Homelessness In America?

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Learn more about the cost to end homelessness in America, and get statistics about the problems unhoused populations face.   According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, it would cost $20 billion to end homelessness in the United States. That is a big number, yes, but let’s put it into perspective: Americans spend $19 billion a year on …

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Tele-town Hall: COVID-19 and the Bay Area Black Community

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Dr.  Aboelata is a panelist:  AARP of California Tele-Town hall. COVID 19 and the Bay Area Black Community.  Join AARP California and health experts for an-in depth conversation addressing COVID -19 inequities in the Bay Area. March 18th at 2pm. You can hear it here!: AARP California – (vekeo.com)Te

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