Women’s Health Day

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On Wednesday, May 23rd, Roots Community Health Center hosted Women’s Health Day in partnership with Sutter Health, Lifesaving Images, Breast Cancer Partner, and Lava Mae to offer lifesaving screenings to our community members. This event was an extension of Roots’ ongoing “Welcome Wednesday” events with a focus on female-centered services. Women were provided with free showers, mammograms, pap smears, manicures, …

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Roots Friends & Family Fundraiser

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ROOTS FRIENDS & FAMILY! Stop by Bar 41 in Oakland, after a long day of work to relax and party with us! Join us for an evening filled with drinks, food, and fun! All tips from the night will be donated to Roots Community Health Center.  Enjoy delicious soul food provided by Oakland’s very own Chef Yeaaahhh and a cool …

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FREE TRAINING FOR CLINICIANS! Learn how to identify and respond to human trafficking from nationally recognized experts Date: 03/01/2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Seminar learning objectives include: Improved understanding of the health indicators and impacts of human trafficking Empower health care providers and health systems to address human trafficking in clinical practice Protocol development for response to cases of human …


Significant Strides Fundraiser

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Roots’ past year’s accomplishments have helped to stabilize our community. Celebrate with us! Enjoy dinner, drinks, and live jazz, as well as an interactive panel of Roots Navigators and Emancipators graduates. Hear their stories, their struggles, and their successes. Listen to firsthand accounts of the work that happens on the ground at Roots. We will also be presenting our very …

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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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African American Based Social Enterprise Clean360 Brings New Employment Opportunities to Inglewood

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Inglewood, CA. – Clean360 Bath & Body Store/Factory, a social enterprise that gives employment opportunities to individuals facing barriers to employment, celebrated the opening of its second factory store at 212 E. Regent Street in Inglewood, California on September 21st. Yusef Andre Wiley, Senior Regional Director, explained the retailer’s importance: “The Grand Opening of Roots Community Health Center’s social enterprise, …

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Roots Opens New Clinic in East Oakland

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Roots Community Health Center, Oakland has moved their flagship clinic to a different suite. The newly renovated 1,400 square foot clinic contains top of the line equipment, four exam rooms, and a spacious waiting area. Aquil Naji, Roots COO explained the clinic’s renovations and how the new facility will garner a stronger connection with the community. “The clinic opening is …

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