Tag Archives: Oakland

Oakland, S.F. neighborhoods fastest gentrifying in U.S.

Nearly one-third of poor neighborhoods in Oakland and San Francisco experienced gentrification between 2013 and 2017, the highest rate in the country according to a new national study. San Jose was also among the top 10 cities in the U.S. where families with low median household incomes were replaced by high wage earners with college degrees, according to a report released Read More

Housing Famous, But Winning Housing Rights in Oakland Will Make Their Impact Last

Teen Vogue article

As Black children slept in a quiet home on Magnolia Street, Oakland residents watched as militarized law enforcement officials from the Alameda County’s Sheriff’s Office arrived at the Wedgewood Properties–owned property to arrest Misty Cross, Tolani King, and Dominique Walker (who was absent at the time, due to an appearance on Democracy Now!) for the acquisition of a vacant residence — a charge Read More