Category Archives: Staff

Karla Rodriguez

  Growing up in East Oakland as an undocumented student, I never truly envisioned receiving a college education. However, I pushed through and earned a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine (UCI). I started by attending Merritt College, after two and a half years I transferred to UCI. My passion for helping […]

Thelma Woods

I was born and raised in Oakland, California.  In 2008, I graduated with a B.S in chemistry from UC Berkeley.  From 2008 to July 2015, I had the opportunity to work various jobs in the education field.  I have worked as a math/science tutor at El Cerrito High School, Prescott Place and Merritt College.  I […]

Regina Mouton

Regina Mouton is a native of San Francisco and a long-time resident of Oakland. She comes to Oakland Unity High and Middle Schools as an intern pursuing a special education credential and master’s from the University of San Francisco. Regina has a background in arts education ​beginning as an artist-in-residence at East Oakland Youth Development […]