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PRESS RELEASE: The Unity Council, UCSF, La Clínica and La Familia leading efforts for free COVID-19 “Test and Respond” campaign — Sanando Juntos: Fruitvale https://unitycouncil.org/09-15-2020_sanando-juntos_unity-council-press-release-updated/

KTVU: Positive COVID-19 rates in Mission District four times higher than San Francisco average. https://www.ktvu.com/news/positive-covid-19-rates-in-mission-district-four-times-higher-than-san-francisco-average

The Mercury News: Coronavirus: UCSF launching ‘mass testing’ effort in Oakland’s Fruitvale district https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/09/03/coronavirus-ucsf-launching-mass-testing-effort-in-oaklands-fruitvale-district/

Telemundo: “Prueba y Respuesta” Sanando Juntos: Fruitvale. https://www.telemundoareadelabahia.com/noticias/local/prueba-y-respuesta-sanando-juntos-fruitvale/2104582/

Univision: Familias del este de la Bahía podrán recibir un cheque por coronavirus de $500 gracias a donativo del CEO de Twitter https://www.univision.com/local/san-francisco-kdtv/familias-del-este-de-la-bahia-podran-recibir-cheques-por-coronavirus-de-500-gracias-a-un-donativo-del-ceo-de-twitter

San Francisco Chronicle: In our COVID-19 crisis, nonprofits are stepping in where governments and businesses failed By Phil Buchanan https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/In-our-COVID-19-crisis-nonprofits-are-stepping-15361798.php

The Mercury News: More than half of Latinos in California struggle to stay afloat, report finds. By Erica Hellerstein https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/10/10/more-than-half-of-latinos-in-california-struggle-to-stay-afloat-report-finds/

East Bay Express: Lost in Translation: Indigenous-language speakers challenged during pandemic By By Ying Zhao and Daniel Roman https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/lost-in-translation/Content?oid=29995521

The Mercury News: Census Caravan focuses on Oakland’s hard-to-count communities https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/02/photo-census-caravan-focuses-on-oaklands-hard-to-count-communities/

Berkeleyside: Fruitvale merchants worry about their neighborhood’s future https://www.berkeleyside.com/2020/04/24/fruitvale-merchants-worry-about-their-neighborhoods-future

The San Francisco Chronicle: Can architecture slow gentrification? Restore Oakland wants to show that it can. By John King https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Can-architecture-slow-gentrification-Restore-15115359.php
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Forbes: CARES-2 Needs To Step Up And Support Black & Brown Small Businesses https://www.forbes.com/sites/morgansimon/2020/04/20/cares-2-needs-to-step-up-and-support-black–brown-small-businesses/#ddc7e414a598

The Mercury News: Coronavirus: As unemployment claims surge, non-English speakers struggle to file applications https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/04/02/coronavirus-as-unemployment-claims-surge-non-english-speakers-struggle-to-file-applications/

The Mercury News: Development without gentrification? Oakland’s Fruitvale is the model, report says https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/03/29/development-without-gentrification-oaklands-fruitvale-is-the-model-report-says/

The San Francisco Chronicle: Transit-village housing in Oakland’s Fruitvale gets going, after years of delays https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Transit-village-housing-in-Oakland-s-Fruitvale-12730103.php+

The San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: Faster track for transit-friendly housing https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/Editorial-Faster-track-for-transit-friendly-12733182.php

East Bay Times: Work begins on affordable housing at Fruitvale Village https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/02/02/work-begins-on-affordable-housing-at-fruitvale-village/

East Bay Business News: Exclusive: Oakland’s largest affordable project in four years starts construction next to BART https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2018/01/24/oakland-fruitvale-transit-affordable-housing-bart.html

7NEWS: Oakland mayor says protecting the most vulnerable starts with housing http://abc7news.com/realestate/oakland-mayor-says-protecting-the-most-vulnerable-starts-with-housing-/3166707/

Fox KTVU: Schaaf holds groundbreaking for Fruitvale affordable housing project http://www.ktvu.com/news/schaaf-holds-groundbreaking-for-fruitvale-affordable-housing-project