Mourning Due to Violence: Dr. King, Samantha Josephson, Nipsey Hussle & Other News in W.E. Community Spotlight
American Violence took the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 51 years ago. He was remembered April 4, 2019 as the nation mourns the recent high visibility violent deaths of a South Carolina student and Rapper & Community Leader Nipsey Hussle; The Bay Area mourns Father Jay Matthews, the pastor and friend of slain U.S. journalist, Chauncey Bailey, who died of a heart attack at the age of 70. W.E. gives tribute and shares other community news.
Mayor London N. Breed joined City leaders, safe streets advocates, neighbors, and merchants at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the completion of the Polk Streetscape Project, which improves safety for everyone traveling on Polk Street
See the latest for the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce.
Mayor London Breed in a statement released April 2, 2019 congratulates Chicago mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot.
Oakland City Councilwoman, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, shares a mother's feelings as her son and one of Oakland's Favorite Sons is lost to violence in Los Angeles. The talented musician studying music in Los Angeles was killed early Sunday March 10, 2019 during a botched robbery... According to reports, McElhaney was shot when he walked into a robbery in progress.
San Francisco native, Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes III Senior Pastor of mega church Friendship West will be the guest speaker.
Mayor London N. Breed Wednesday appointed Dr. Anton Nigusse Bland to serve as Director of Mental Health Reform. In this new role created by Mayor Breed, Dr. Nigusse Bland will be responsible for reviewing how San Francisco provides mental health and substance use services to homeless individuals, and making recommendations on how to reform the system.