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Today the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to pass the Emergency Paid Sick Leave For Oakland Employees measure introduced by Councilmember Sheng Thao and her colleagues Councilmembers Fortunato Bas, Kalb, and Taylor. This ordinance was written in partnership with East Bay for A Sustainable Economy and other key stakeholders. Please view the ordinance HERE.

Posted: May 13th, 2020

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It is important that we prepare our homes, properties, parks, and city for wildfire season. In order to best prepare, I have partnered with Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Loren Taylor in order to host a virtual 'town hall' on wildfire prevention today Monday, May 11, 5:30-7pm.

Posted: May 11th, 2020

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Oakland Mutual Aid Collective is organized by intergenerational women of color, who work to distribute basic needs supplies in their respective communities, which are disproportionally impacted by the spread of COVID-19.

We are fundraising to procure and rapidly distribute 30,000 reusable cloth face masks, public health information, and hand sanitizer to Oakland’s unhoused, low-income families, seniors, BIPOC, children and youth.

Posted: April 29th, 2020

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I promise that my door will always be open. But I don't want you to come all the way to City Hall for us to meet. I want to meet you in our community, I am excited to listen to your priorities and concerns in District 4 and the City of Oakland. That is why I am partnering with community organizations to host five Listening Sessions in the coming weeks.

Posted: April 27th, 2020

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Every year District 4 celebrates community leaders who have positively impacted their communities. I am excited to continue that tradition on Saturday February 22nd from 11:00am-1:00pm at Laurel Elementary at our FREE Annual District 4 Local Heroes event! View our Local Heroes HERE and event pictures HERE.

Posted: April 27th, 2020

Small business

Our offices will be hosting a virtual Small Business Town Hall on Monday, April 27th at 2 PM. The Town Hall will give District 4 businesses a chance to learn about what resources are available to them during this time, and ask questions directly to Economic and Workforce Development staff.

Posted: April 27th, 2020


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Posted: April 2nd, 2020

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Councilmember Sheng Thao - your District 4 representative - is excited to host the annual “Local Heroes” celebration on Saturday, February 22, 2020. We have Local Heroes that we work with throughout our community here in District 4, and this event celebrates and uplifts these community leaders and advocates.

Posted: December 16th, 2019

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Please join Councilmember Sheng Thao and City staff to discuss and share ideas for the new tennis courts at Dimond Park on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at the Dimond Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave.

Posted: December 13th, 2019

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