Berkeley Grapples With Obstacles To Equitable Vaccine Rollout
While the spread of COVID-19 has run rampant for over a year now, the end is in sight. The last piece of the immunity puzzle is distribution of the new COVID vaccines; figuring out a way to make the vaccine available, accessible, and easy-to-get for all people living in the United States. The intricate challenges
The Unknown Future of People’s Park: Housing Crisis vs. Community Legacy
If you know Berkeley, you know People’s Park. For many, the park represents a place of growth, protest, and childhood memories. For Grady, who has been living in People’s Park for just under five months and did not give the Jacket his full name, it’s “a positive place … where people want to be social
SBMAP Offers Support to South Berkeley Residents
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through Berkeley, causing people to lose jobs, family members, and become significantly more isolated. These issues are only exacerbated in lower income areas, and many have scrambled to stay afloat.
Student Supply Center Provides Resources For Students In Need
On December 4, Berkeley High School’s Associated Student Body leadership held its first-ever student supply center distribution. The event was facilitated through ASB’s Simple Supply Center, a newly-created program designed to support unhoused students at BHS by providing access to basic necessities at no cost. Items being distributed at the Simple Supply Center
Amber Whitson greeted me when I arrived at the community of vehicle dwellers on Eighth Street. Amber coordinates the group, called Berkeley Friends on Wheels.