Pendarvis Harshaw

November 17, 8:30am - 10:00am PST. Hosted at Youth Radio

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About the speaker

Pendarvis Harshaw is a journalist and educator from Oakland. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, as well as Howard University’s School of Communications. Pen is a published journalist with bylines from Youth Radio, Fusion, The Huffington Post, National Public Radio and more. From 2011 to 2016, he ran a website dedicated to documenting the wisdom of elder African American men in his community, called OGToldMe.com. From this project, he produced a coming of age memoir, which has garnered attention from The Fader, KQED’s Forum, and the LA Times.

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Additional details

❤️ #CMOak Gives Back

We’re collecting donations for #PeoplesBreakfastOakland — a local organization carrying on the community-based movements inspired by the Black Panthers! They’re in need of hygiene products to pass out to the local homeless community, such as small deodorants, menstruation products, socks, etc. Monetary support is also welcome!

We’re also hosting our first ever breakfast potluck! Please bring something to share with our community, big or small. We’ll still have beverages ready for you thanks to Farley’s and TCHO Chocolates! 🍳🍞🍎

♿️ Access info —

  • Youth Radio is a wheelchair accessible space.

  • Kiddos are absolutely welcome at our events! No need to register a ticket for them, as well.

  • For accessibility needs, please do not wear strong fragrances or perfumes. Guidelines on how to be fragrance-free are available here.

  • Bathrooms are available.