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A Day Without Immigrants in a Nation of Immigrants

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Today we stand with our immigrant brothers and sisters and declare that we share the same fate- only when all [...]

New Deal Involving City-Owned Land Contradicts City’s Own Goals

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Co-written by Steve King, Bobby Stahl and Spike. Judging by the development plans being discussed for seven acres of city-owned land at [...]

Oakland Public School Deep Dive Report

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

This year the Oakland Achieves Partnership produced three reports on public education in Oakland: A Public Education Progress Report, A [...]

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Mayor Libby Schaaf, City of Oakland