Interview: Returning Veterans Transition from Combat to Campuses

Interviewer: Laura Flynn, MPP candidate Public Radio Reporting at Mills College Article originally published by KALW LAURA FLYNN: Currently about 800,000 vets receive education benefits across the country. Many are finding that the level of support for former service members varies significantly from campus to campus. RANDOLPH MARTINEZ: The Veterans Affairs representative, the one that … Continue reading Interview: Returning Veterans Transition from Combat to Campuses

Manhood Development Program Helps Oakland Boys Become Men

By Angela Hopkins Public Radio Reporting at Mills College Article originally published by KALW I’m walking alongside the mural called “Beautiful Struggle” in front of Oakland High School. Frida Kahlo, Che Guevara, and Malcolm X are just a few of many social activists portrayed here. This mural also reflects a student body made up predominantly … Continue reading Manhood Development Program Helps Oakland Boys Become Men

Street Level Celebrates 10 years of Feeding The Hungry

By Maddie Fowler Public Radio Reporting at Mills College Article originally published by KALW Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood has a history of welcoming new immigrants. At the turn of the 20th century, the area was full of orchards and beer gardens that served as an attraction to San Francisco residents. Today, you can see colorful markets … Continue reading Street Level Celebrates 10 years of Feeding The Hungry