Womens Magazine

Culture and change: Reem’s journey from organizer to entrepreneur; Writing place-based mysteries

We speak with Reem Assil, who was a community organizer for ten years before deciding that her true passion is food.¬† Reem started Reem’s California, an Arab street corner bakery in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, with the help of several community initiatives including the Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment, La Cocina¬†and ICA Fund Good Jobs. And in … Continued