Oh, no! The big job interview is tomorrow and your favorite go-to power suit is sporting a stain from Starbucks. What can you do when your wallet contains only moths, and you can’t afford new duds for a big day or even a dry cleaner for an item already owned?
In a climate where words such as ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ are populating our daily vocabularies with greater frequency, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission
Guest Post By Claire Ganado I was walking to Ashby BART a while back and saw a stenciled message “The future is female” which had been vandalized with “now we’re in trouble”… Days later, someone had spray painted over the vandalized part and my heart smiled. I had hoped it was
As our insurance systems seem to swing farther and farther from any kind of sane healthcare reality, it’s old and depressing news that people on the low-end of the income spectrum have little to no recourse. If our government is going to stick it to the majority, maybe the answer
GUEST POST BY C. CHAMBERLAYNE Looking for something to do with your downtime that is a bit more active than watching Netflix and is not going to break the bank? Here’s an idea for you…. City College of San Francisco is offering SF residents free tuition at the college
In an increasingly cold and bullshit world, it’s really wonderful to see people taking care of the folks in their city who are in deep need. Back in 2016, we introduced you to a group who personifies this perfectly — Oakland’s Punks With Lunch. This group of punks provide lunches and supplies
Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to