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Oakland schools have simple idea to aid struggling families: Raise cash for them

Ana Carpio, a mom of three, lost her restaurant job last year as Oakland and the Bay Area went into lockdown, forcing restaurants to close or drastically reduce their hours. Carpio was the primary income-earner in her household, which at the time included her 18-year-old son, 10-year-old daughter, and newborn granddaughter. Carpio’s older daughter, who […]