Womens Magazine

Storytelling as Activism

On November 30, three Oakland women were surprised with billboards celebrating their leadership in the movement to bring 100% renewable energy to 100% of people. The honorees are Jing Jing He, community organizer with Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), Jodi Pincus, Executive Director of Rising Sun Energy Center, and Emily Kirsch, Founder and CEO of … Continued


Tonight, we chat in studio with community leader Alvina Wong, about a coalition working to prevent the Oakland A’s from building a new ballpark next to Oakland Chinatown. And we hear from the survivors of the Gwangju Uprising and how this movement changed the course of Korean history in a piece by APEX producer Marie … Continued


#E12thWishlist After months of knocking on doors, organizing direct actions, shutting down a City Council meeting, and a leaked memo showing that the City Attorney advised Oakland Council members last February that the deal was illegal, EastLake United for Justice successfully stopped a sweetheart deal between the City of Oakland developer Urban Core.  The deal … Continued


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