Oakland Uhuru Movement

Oakland Uhuru Movement The Uhuru Movement includes organizations & institutions of the African People's Socialist Party, such as Akwaaba Hall, Uhuru Furniture and Uhuru Foods.

The Uhuru Movement people worldwide for African self-determination and self-reliance. This page promotes activities and events in the Oakland and Northern California area. The Uhuru House, home of Akwaaba Hall was opened in 1984 at 7911 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Uhuru Furniture has been located at 3742 Grand Avenue in Oakland since 1989. It is an institution of the African People's Education and D

efense Fund. Uhuru Foods & Pies is an economic development institution of Black Star Industries, operating in California and other locations since 1979. Volunteers are invited to participate in the economic institutions.

Uhuru Foods & Pies - Oakland

Uhuru Foods & Pies - Oakland

Please donate at www.uhurupies.org.

Uhuru Foods & Pies is making the safety and health of staff, volunteers, customers and supporters our FIRST priority.

We have temporarily closed our operations during this Coronavirus pandemic. Resources are needed to ensure that Uhuru Foods & Pies can take care of our staff and operations, and come out even stronger.

You will be able to get our delicious African Comfort Foods and sweet and savory pies again soon. Keep checking back here for new updates.

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Oakland

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Oakland is hiring!

Furniture Mover / Sales Assistance – Full-Time - Oakland, CA

Contact: Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles, Store Manager 510-763-3342 x 3

This full-time position is for Tuesday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 6:30 pm, 9 am – 6:30 pm on Saturday.

This person would work with an amazing team to move donated furniture into the store, stack it safely and assist customers in viewing the items and moving it out for pick up or delivery.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a 30 year old economic development institution of APEDF, build support for African self-determination in the community and develop your own skills and experience.

Summary of Duties and Qualifications:

• Sets up a furniture display and the store to ensure it is safe and attractive for customers and breaks down the furniture display at night to get everything in the store safely.

• When furniture arrives, assist in determining where to put it in the store, measuring, lifting and stacking safely.

• Move furniture out for customers to view or when it sells, help unload and load vehicles.

• Assist customers with measuring, answering their questions and helping them find what they are looking for.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Agreement with the mission and policies of APEDF. Passionate about social justice and economic development in the African community.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift 50 lbs. overhead repeatedly throughout the day.

Furniture moving experience or equivalent. Track record of reliable, punctual work attendance. Track record of professional demeanor. Clear communicator. The ideal candidate is someone who likes to keep busy.

This position could lead to more responsibilities and advancement. There is the possibility of tips and bonuses.
To Apply:

Email resume to [email protected] or drop it off at the store: 3742 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610.

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles has been providing high quality, low priced furniture and collectibles to the Bay Area for almost 30 years. We have been voted “Best of the East Bay” 8 years in a row! UFC is an economic development institution of the non-profit organization, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org). All proceeds raised above our operating expenses go to support programs defending the civil and human rights of the African community and bridging the grave disparities faced by the Black community in health, healthcare, economic development and education. That’s why we say that Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is driven by African self-determination! Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles has a website at uhurufurniture.blogspot.com.


7911 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 1pm - 5pm
Wednesday 1pm - 5pm


(510) 569-9620


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