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


On today’s, I’ll speak to Jim Pugh and Alan Williams about universal basic income to indigent San Franciscans and Ted Louis, Global Exchange’s Mexico and Human Rights Program Director on their recent caravan to New York for the United Nation’s Special Session on drug prohibition.


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