Shakti Butler has dedicated her career to healing racial divisions in the U.S., and her latest documentary focuses on restorative justice as a solution to mass incarceration.
It’s an east side story.
Here are some key questions to ask before you do.
Homeless to Homecoming is run by a middle school teacher who said her life changed when she hosted a homeless student in her home.
The Oakland boxer was one of the best ever. Now, he’s making a documentary about how he reached the top.
Many high-performing schools, including The College Preparatory School in Oakland, are helping students unwind from the rigors of academics and the pressures of teen life.
But vaping high-nicotine e-cigs is also highly addictive and harmful to the developing brain.
An Oakland cannabis counselor notes that modern, powerful strains of marijuana can damage young people’s brains. But convincing youth to just say “no” is another matter.
Bandaloop has performed across the world and with A-list celebrities, but still prioritizes its Oakland roots.