The OCS Project

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Preserving the Memory and Legacy of
The Oakland Community School

December's Archivist Conversation:
Performing Arts at OCS!

December 2nd, 2023

Join us for the monthly installments of a new OCS Project series, Archivist Conversations. The December topic will discuss the Oakland Community School's Performing Arts program with content from the archives!

About Archivist Conversations:
Archivist conversations are a collection of conversations regarding the history and the Legacy of the Oakland Community School.

These webinars draw upon the archival material and experiential resources such as documents, oral histories, and multimedia material. These conversations are part of The OCS Project's yearlong commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Oakland Community School.

Let’s explore this topic through interactive conversation with the RSVP button below!

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The Oakland Community School, circa 1977.


OCS students at the de Young Museum, 2020.


Members of the OCS Research Cluster, 2022.


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Curating resources and information for researchers and community members alike to learn the history of the Black Panther Party’s flagship educational program is central to The OCS Project’s mission.


Creating digital projects is one of the primary ways The OCS Project endeavors to archive and share the history and encourage community engagement.


Collaborating was a hallmark of the Oakland Community School’s success and it is in the same spirit that The OCS Project seeks to accomplish its current and future project goals.

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