Oaklore by 378Media
Summary: Oaklore is a show about Oaklanders whose changemaking stories inspire others to lead collective action in our city.
This week’s episode of OAKLORE has Che Abram, the Associate Director of Diversity at Samuel Merritt University, speaking with Jovani, Ocyano, Alberto and Leo. They asked Abram about her work supporting young people in Oakland and how she got to do the work that she does. She gives advice on how to engage in different work spaces and how to encourage yourself to challenge your community to continue to grow.
This week’s episode of OAKLORE features Nathan, Cassandra and Justin interviewing the producer and creator of East Bay Yesterday, Liam O’Donoghue. Liam shares how he goes about developing his stories and why it is important to capture local history. You can learn more about East Bay Yesterday at eastbayyesterday.com.
This week’s episode of OAKLORE features students Kya and Najany interviewing Lakisha Young, Founder and Executive Director of the Oakland REACH. In this episode Young shares how the Oakland REACH works to make the powerless parent powerful. She details what being a first generation college graduate in her family meant to her and why she does her education advocacy work. You can learn more about the Oakland REACH at Oaklandreach.org.
This week’s episode of OAKLORE features students Sierra, Juan, Haniah and Mayra interviewing Pendarvis Harshaw about his book OG Told Me. In this episode Harshaw shares how he came up with the idea for his book, as well as how he deals with failure, and what is next for his work in the Bay Area. You can learn more about Pendarvis at his website www.ogtoldme.com or follow him on twitter @OGPenn.