“Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”—Matthew 25:40

Stories of Hope

Giving Residents a Voice on Clean Energy

Giving Residents a Voice on Clean Energy

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the process of injecting sand, water, and chemicals at a high pressure and volume deep underground into shale rock has long been a controversial topic due to the possible risks associated with it.
Turning Faith into Positive Change

Turning Faith into Positive Change

For the Sandtown neighborhood, the parish of St. Peter Claver is a refuge from the violence and issues residents face. And thanks to the No Boundaries Coalition (NBC) it’s also a place to help bring faith into conversation with the realities around them.
Working to Help Parents Work

Working to Help Parents Work

Affordable quality childcare is something all parents hope for, but for thousands of parents in Oakland it isn’t always an option. That’s why mothers of low-income families across northern California banned together in 1996 to form Parent Voices Oakland.