What Is Happening in East Oakland?

Lunchtime Forum

Once the epicenter of the foreclosure crisis, East Oakland is now starting to add new homes (including affordable housing) and to construct a bus rapid transit line. How is East Oakland changing, and what are community groups doing to help support the people living in the neighborhood now?

+ Chris Iglesias / The Unity Council
+ Regina Jackson / East Oakland Youth Development Center
+ Michael Hursh / AC Transit


Free for the public. The first program of each month, in each city, is free for the public.

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