Jan 15, 2019

Mayor Libby Schaaf & Kaiser Permanente Announce Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health, Tackle Housing Insecurity in Oakland

Kaiser Permanente unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations. The initiatives — including seeding a real estate investment in Oakland, anchoring a $100 million national loan fund for affordable housing and kicking off a plan to end homelessness for more than 500 Oakland-area residents — are part of a comprehensive strategy to advance the economic, social and environmental conditions for health in the communities that Kaiser Permanente serves.

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 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.