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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|

55 years later: Why we’re still fighting for voting rights

Picture this: It's Sunday, March 7, 1965. A 25-year-old John Lewis packs his backpack - some fruit, a couple books, water, and a toothbrush - and throws it over his trench coat. He's preparing to lead a march to

2020-08-07T19:10:43+00:004 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|

COVIDchella raises money for COVID-19 emergency response

Music filled Albany’s streets on a sunny July afternoon – bringing a little noise to a quiet summer. “I think the community (probably everyone in the world, literally) is hungry for some live entertainment after months of being cooped

2020-08-04T18:54:21+00:004 Aug, 2020|Creative, Fundraising, Uncategorized, Volunteers|
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