In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, 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 of providing Oakland’s homeless community
By Conor Coxxx This is an incredibly relevant topic to me as I have just recently luckily received road head so it is fresh in my mind what I would recommend to do and NOT recommend to do. A lot of these tips were applied during a recent scene I
NYC in the summer is a magical time. I’ve now lived through multiple summers here and I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that there is never a shortage of things to do. The nice thing is that, even with the landscape being so full, there’s always
Come celebrate Maker Faire‘s 12th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science, technology, engineering, food, arts and crafts. Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. This three-day family friendly faire has something for everyone – a showcase of invention, creativity and
Using ‘Art as Direct Action’ residents of the Upper Haight removed a swastika from the streets of San Francisco
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
I just took a class this summer called Introduction to Environmental Horticulture which was taught by Malcolm Hillan and it was so engaging, interesting and fun. The course consisted of lecture time, hands-on learning in the department’s gardens and greenhouses, and included some field trips too.
Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.