Monthly Archives: May 2008

  • Thousands of residents affected by homicide piled into the Oakland Convention Center on Thursday evening with one purpose in mind – to “Save Lives Now!” That was the theme of the citywide meeting, which attracted about 3,000 residents and faith leaders who called on city officials to help put an end to gun violence and the crime terrorizing their neighborhoods. They asked public officials to support and implement an intervention and prevention plan, known as the Oakland Strategy.

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