Two celebrations took place over last week that are significant to both the Christian and Jewish faiths.
Our co-chairs—Rev. George Cummings, pastor of Imani Community Church, and Richard Speiglman, a member of Kehilla Community Synagogue— took some time to reflect on what Passover and Easter mean to them. They also shared how those traditions relate to the work of OCO.CONTINUE READING
OCO clergy and leaders have completed research and are collaborating with County Supervisor Miley and County Health Director Briscoe to advance a “Fire Station Clinic Pilot” where two fire stations in Oakland would house nurse practitioners to provide preventive care for vulnerable populations and reduce visits to emergency rooms. This adds to the 16 school […]CONTINUE READING
On Monday August 17th, 2,200 community leaders flooded St. Elizabeth Catholic Church to let local, state and federal representatives know that our countries broken healthcare and immigration systems are hurting our families, and must be reformed NOW! The crowd spanned across race, age, and religious faith, all with one common message and common hope: that everyone should […]CONTINUE READING