Take a glimpse into some of the stops made by Russell Yee's Jan Term class "Inspired by Oakland." Students had the chance to learn about what makes the city of Oakland unique in class and then traveled to Oakland six  times to see the surprising things this city has to offer.

Students at Mario Chiodo's "Remember Them" memorial to world humanitarians in Fox Plaza downtown.
Students enjoying Vietnamese "banh mi" sandwiches on Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of City Hall.
Seal of the Mayor and other gifts displayed in City Hall.
Boxing glove presented by Oakland Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward to Mayor Jean Quan.
Students at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland.
Strolling through City Center, past Roslyn Mazzilli's sculpture, "There."
Students visiting Oakland's Redwood Regional Park.
Touring the Oakland Scientific Facility downtown, where Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory operates its supercomputer center.
Walking through Lakeside Park, with the Kaiser Center and the Edoff Memorial Band Stand seen in the background.
Students tour The Crucible industrial arts and education center in West Oakland.
The class gathers on a rooftop terrace at the Oakland Museum of California, with the Alameda County Courthouse and Lake Merritt seen in the background.
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Russell Yee

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