i had an assignment covering the East Bay Refugee Forum on Oakland today. The funnest for me, lots of people to talk to, free food (!) and a fun environment. Diverse like none other...Nepalese, Congolese, Thai, Eritrean, Cambodian, Burmese, Egyptian, Chinese, Afghani, Indian, Pakistani, Mexican, Cuban and Laotian...all kickin it at a park. article and slideshow for the story http://www.insidebayarea.com/top-stories/ci_18302833