Significant Strides Fundraiser Gallery
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Significant Strides Fundraiser Gallery

Thank you to everyone who attended Roots’ very first fundraiser, Significant Strides on March 15th! With your help, we raised nearly $10,000 to support new and innovative programs to uplift the East Oakland community. The evening began with drinks and appetizers while attendees mingled and listened to live jazz. After dinner, Roots Navigators and Program…

Global Giving Update: You Have Turned Our Vision Into Reality
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Global Giving Update: You Have Turned Our Vision Into Reality

Roots Community Health Center is humbled by the outpouring of support we received for our Oakland Homecoming project! Roots launched the Homecoming campaign last November to transform the lives of community members who would otherwise go unrecognized – Oakland’s homeless and unsheltered. Thus far, we have raised $9,195.  These funds helped Roots to purchase supplies, and renovate our Oakland…

Innovation Spotlight: A Social Enterprise Making Our World a Cleaner Place
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Innovation Spotlight: A Social Enterprise Making Our World a Cleaner Place

Written by: Kendra Chaikind Roots Community Health Center is giving formerly incarcerated Californians a fresh start — at home, in the workplace, and for their health. Recognizing that unemployment is extremely harmful to both physical and mental health, Roots launched a social enterprise aimed at providing training and employment opportunities for those who have been disconnected from the…

FREE CLINICIAN TRAINING ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING
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FREE CLINICIAN TRAINING ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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…

Significant Strides Fundraiser
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Significant Strides Fundraiser

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…

California Today: Rain Brings Health Hazards to the Homeless
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California Today: Rain Brings Health Hazards to the Homeless

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…

Save The Date: National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

Save The Date: National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

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…