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We count. Therefore, we must be counted.

I have skepticism. As a Black man in America, I have over 500 years of evidence to affirm and legitimize my skepticism, particularly as it relates to the federal government. From a constitution that considers me “three-fifths of all

2020-09-18T00:18:06+00:0018 Sep, 2020|Advocacy, CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

Finding Power in Community: Advocacy During COVID-19

We shouldn’t sugarcoat things: there are moments during this pandemic when we can feel overwhelmed and even helpless. Our neighbors are getting sick. Our family members are losing their jobs. Hunger, which has always been a problem in Alameda

2020-09-01T00:35:20+00:0031 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, Uncategorized|

Make your voice heard this September

The 2020 election is pivotal for our country and for Alameda County. As we work to end hunger, there's no better tool than our collective power. September is Hunger Action Month, a month when we all unite to raise

2020-08-31T22:19:21+00:0031 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, Fundraising, Uncategorized|

Marking the 57th Anniversary of the March on Washington

America loves anniversaries. In dysfunctional relationships, these are opportunities to celebrate the elapse of time and engage in selective nostalgia while rationalizing or ignoring the dysfunction. August 28th is one of those occasions. As we commemorate the 1963 March

2020-08-28T22:14:59+00:0028 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|

Empowering neighbors in East Oakland

There are a lot of unknowns in our world right now, but in East Oakland, a crew of people know exactly how to support their neighbors. A group of women seek shade under a canopy as they wait

2020-08-17T22:36:50+00:0013 Aug, 2020|Agencies, News, Uncategorized|