Feb 09, 2018

Additional PIO Joins the OPD Media Team

As a part of our continued efforts to improve service to the media and our community, the Oakland Police Department is pleased to announce the newest member of our media team: Officer Felicia Aisthorpe, PIO.

Jan 25, 2018

Denied U-Visa? Resubmit Your Application

A January 2018 audit found that as many as 25 of 144 U-Visa applicants in 2017 were improperly denied the certification they needed. If you have been denied U-Visa certification, resubmit your application.

Jan 02, 2018

Presentation of The Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Ms. Wendy Jackson at “In the Name of Love”

On Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612, Ms. Wendy Jackson will be presented with the Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love”, the 16th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time.

Dec 22, 2017

Holiday Giving to Support Unsheltered Oakland Neighbors

During this season of holiday giving, the plight of our unsheltered neighbors is likely in the hearts and minds of Oaklanders, many of whom will make charitable donations and contributions of various kinds to reduce the suffering of those on our streets.

Dec 21, 2017

#OYACgivesback Youth-Led Project Grants Available

The City of Oakland Human Services Department’s Youth Advisory Commission (OYAC) is excited to release the second cycle of the #OYACgivesback Youth-to-Youth Mini-Grant Application: Supporting Community Resiliency and Healing for Oakland.