Oakland

5:32pm

Thu June 19, 2014
Education

Controversy over new morality clause for Catholic teachers in Oakland

Flickr user enerva

Current Pope Francis has famously said about homosexuality, “who am I to Judge?” But despite his progressive words, the Roman Catholic church does not exactly embrace the cause of same sex marriage.

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5:25pm

Thu June 19, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Tackling Oakland's child trafficking problem through film

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/child-sex-trafficking-a-story-about-love

 

Oakland activist and filmmaker Sheri Shuster has been advocating against the sex trafficking of youth for more than a decade. Her new film, 'Child Sex Trafficking: A Story About Love,' exposes and explores the world of girl trafficking in Oakland through the story and activism of trafficking survivor Leah Albright-Byrd. 

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5:35pm

Thu June 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Aeolian Day

Michael Zelner

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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7:00pm

Tue June 3, 2014
Education

Skyline High School music program does a lot with a little

Skyline High School Marching Band
Credit V Smoothe, Flickr

It’s 7:30 in the morning at Skyline High and the halls are humming with activity. Kids are talking and slamming lockers. It’s loud.  But one building’s playing a different tune.

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6:30pm

Tue June 3, 2014
Education

Practicing restorative justice at Oakland's Skyline High

Skyline High Pergola
Richard Spitler Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

 

Sonia Black is walking through the halls of Skyline High School, trying to get the last few kids to class.

Black is in charge of discipline and attendance for ninth and twelfth graders at Skyline. She’s been at the school for two years and this year, they’re trying something new: restorative justice.

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