Chinese Community United Methodist Church

1887Chinese Community United Methodist ChurchFaith, hope, love at workImmigrants become neighborsOne community Chinese Community United Methodist Church website Chinese Community United Methodist Church on Oakland Wiki

Buddhist Church of Oakland

1942Executive Order 9066Shattered JapantownThis Buddhist ChurchA reminder of that history“I am an American!” Buddhist Church of Oakland website Buddhist Church of Oakland on Oakland Wiki Wartime Control Administration Station on Oakland Wiki

Saint Mary’s Church

Saint Mary’s Church is now home to the New Birth Oakland church, but the building dates back to 1872 and the parish was a major part of neighborhood life for over a century. The area was once home to immigrants from Italy, Portugal and later Mexico, but large swaths of buildings were taken out to […]