Supporters of a sit-in at Lakeview elementary school and others protesting cuts from the Oakland Board of Education protested at the board’s meeting June 27 and held a “People’s Board of Education Meeting” discussing their vision for Oakland schools. Read more »
So, you're a law enforcement officer in training for participation on a local Joint Terrorism Task Force. Or a student at the United States Military Academy at West Point, involved in the counterterrorism training program developed in partnership with the FBI. Or you're an FBI agent training up to deal with terrorist threats.
Get ready for FBI training in dealing with Arab and Muslim populations.Read more »
This post has been updated. RYME orientation is July 3, not June 27.
July 3 will begin another session of Poor Magazine’s revolutionary youth media education program, or RYME.
Poor Magazine was founded in 1996 as a way to bring together poor people to produce media, teach and learn, and create community. From their space in the Mission, they have launched the printed Poor Magazine, Poor News Network TV and Poor Radio, published dozens of books at Poor Press, and hold programming throughout the year.Read more »
More than 100 gathered outside Oakland City Hall for a rally and march June 23 to celebrate the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School. The school is one of five that the Oakland School Board voted to close last fall, in a move that would save the city $2 million per year. Read more »
Why should you need an expensive libereral arts education to ponder the question of realism, or pricey equipment to take a film making class? You don't- the University of the Commons (UOTC) dove into its schedule of free, open to all classes a few weeks ago, and the effort is growing.Read more »
Noted queer writer and speaker Dan Savage sent a hopeful message to LGBT youth with his 2010 YouTube video, "It Gets Better." But many queer youth in the Bay Area say they aren't willing to wait.Read more »