Oakland is experiencing a renaissance.
The city is riding the tech tide that’s lifting many boats in the Bay Area and is preparing to welcome the newest corporate headquarters of one of the hottest tech firms of the moment: Uber.
But living in Oakland is becoming expensive, and many longtime residents -- from the days before the city became so hot -- are being pushed out.
As part of a project called "A Nation Engaged," NPR, KQED and other local public radio stations asked this question: What would unlock economic opportunity for more Americans?
In Oakland, the question is how to get more people into jobs that pay well enough to allow them to keep living in Oakland.