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

What’s New in Civic Tech: Grants Power Grassroots Digital Equity

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Plus, a new report addresses ways the country’s largest county can get all of its citizens connected; San Jose, Calif., launches a new initiative to aid with Internet affordability; and more. October 07, 2021 • Zack Quaintance, Julia Edinger Alameda County, Calif., which includes the city of Oakland. (Shutterstock) The nonprofit organization The Greenlining Institute has announced grants for 10 grassroots organizations …

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In Community, For Community, and By Community: Highlighting our Black-Led Community Partners

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Lincoln’s commitment to disrupting cycles of poverty and trauma requires community collaboration. As a result, Lincoln pursues collaborative partnerships with mission-aligned organizations to find creative ways to empower and serve children and families. These partnerships allow for mutual strategic thinking, resource sharing, and problem solving for greater collective impact in Lincoln’s service hubs in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Our …

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Bay Area Doctors at Roots Community Health Center Provide Straight Forward Information on COVID Risks for Oakland Families

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So far in Alameda County, there were 99,681 recorded COVID-19 cases, more than 2,500 more cases than last week, and 1,291 COVID deaths. Published 4 days ago onAugust 13, 2021 By Ken Epstein The Roots Community Health Center, located at 9925 International Blvd. in Oakland, is hosting an online weekly People’s Health Briefing on Facebook, offering  straight-forward information about what parents, …

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Setting Down Healthy ‘Roots’ in Oakland

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Published 12 hours ago on July 23, 2021 By Christy Price     What began as a program with the primary focus on the needs of men re-entering society from prison, or who have mental health and substance abuse issues and young single fathers without a traditional support system has grown deep Roots in the Oakland community. Roots Community Health …

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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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East Oakland residents oppose Walgreens’ decision to close store

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Councilmember Loren Taylor speaks Thursday morning at a press conference at the Walgreens at 81st Avenue and International Boulevard, which is closing on July 29. He and others are hoping it will stay open until its lease runs out in January 2022 so the community can better prepare for not having a local pharmacy. Credit: Brian Krans by Brian Krans …

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Advocates Celebrate Budget Commitment of Future Health Equity Funds

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For Immediate Release June 28, 2021 Contact: Monika Lee, (858) 353-7271 Sacramento, CA — A statewide coalition for a proposed Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund released the following statement in response to the joint budget agreement between Governor Newsom and the California legislature for FY 2021-2022. This proposal is supported by: Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership …

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Community-based organizations address health inequities

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by JAMAICA SOWELL posted 06.25.2021   Much attention has been focused on the barriers and challenges to accessing health care, highlighted by a pandemic that disproportionately harms Black, Latinx, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Indigenous communities. Barriers to technology or lack of broadband impeded access to MyTurn and other scheduling tools. Barriers to transportation made it impossible or difficult for …

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