Carroll Fife

Serving West Oakland, Jack London, Downtown and Adams Point.

Legislation

Councilmember Carroll FIfe in front of Black Panther mural

2023 Legislation

In 2023, Councilmember Carroll Fife introduced legislation to launch the multi-year Black New Deal study, pilot community-initiated traffic safety solutions, improve Oakland’s 9-1-1- dispatch system, authorize safe parking sites for unhoused residents, establish the Lakeshore LGBTQ Cultural District, voice support for a ceasefire in Gaza and state-wide social housing, honor Black cultural figures in Oakland both past and present, and much more.

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Councilmember Carroll Fife speaks into a microphone

2022 Legislation

In 2022, Councilmember Carroll Fife more than tripled the pieces of legislation she introduced in 2021, legislation aimed at Oakland’s most pressing issues of stable housing, economic justice and adequate public funding.

This work included resoundingly popular ballot measures for authorizing low-rent housing, expanding tenant protections, creating a progressive tax structure on big business, a funding source for affordable housing, and establishing public financing during elections.

It also included resolutions in support of establishing public banking in Oakland, capping allowable rent increases levied on tenants, studying the feasibility of housing 1000 individuals at the North Gateway Parcel, creating a farmers market in West Oakland, expanding opportunities for youth through the Summer Jobs program, and much more.

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Councilmember Carroll Fife speaking in front of Moms for Housing house in West Oakland

2021 Legislation

In 2021, Councilmember Carroll Fife either sponsored or co-sponsored legislation on reimaining public safety, honoring Paul Mooney, Shock G, and Michael Morgan, commemorating Dorothy King, supporting the State Assembly Amendment 3 to prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude without exemption, and urging the federal government to support Haitian refugees.

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Events

This section is updated with townhalls and other public events hosted by Councilmember Fife. Subscribe to the councilmembers community newsletter for all updates including general events in the community.

Black History Month - Weekly Film Screenings

Flier showing film camera screening text that says Black History Month Weekly Film Screening Every Friday in February City Hall Inperson 6-8pm Free To All Hosted by Councilmember Carroll Fife

Join Councilmember Carroll Fife for a weekly film series over Black History Month. We will watch films that contextualize important moments and issues that have affected both Black histories and futures. At the last film screening on February 23rd, the City of Oakland will honor Black community members doing important work that is uplifting us all.

Film screening dates & titles:

February 2nd: Black Art: In The Absence of Light // Chef- Owner Nigel Jones from Calabash

February 9th: High On The Hog Season 2, Ep. 3 The Defiance 46 minutes // Chef-Owner Michauxneé from Willow & Pine and Creole Soul

February 16th: Something The Lord Has Made 1hr 50 minutes // Chef-Owner Chef Empress Xia Nei from Third Eye Soul Kitchen

February 23rd: Biking While Black, followed by honoring ceremony for local Black community members

Time: Doors open at 6pm, films start at 6:30pm

Location: 1st Floor Council Chambers, City Hall. 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 94612

Film titles will be announced soon.

RSVP at tinyurl.com/BHMFilms

East Oakland Community Meeting For Community Driven Traffic Calming Solutions

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In December, Councilmember Fife introduced legislation to establish a 3-year pilot program that allows schools, businesses, and community centers that serve vulnerable populations to apply for temporary encroachment permits to install removable traffic safety treatments and create traffic calming zones in the city’s streets.

In order to develop this pilot so it truly serves Oaklanders, there will be two public community meetings to gather information from residents and community based organizations to assess their interest and ability to participate in the pilot program.

Oaklanders can attend either the East Oakland or West Oakland meeting. The East Oakland community meeting will be co-sponsored with Councilmembers Treva Reid and Kevin Jenkins.

EAST OAKLAND MEETING INFO

When: Saturday February 24th, 2024. 10am-12pm.

Where: 81st Avenue Library, 1021 81st Ave, Oakland, CA 94621

Short link to RSVP: tinyurl.com/EOTrafficSafety

West Oakland Community Meeting For Community Driven Traffic Calming Solutions

Flier

In December, Councilmember Fife introduced legislation to establish a 3-year pilot program that allows schools, businesses, and community centers that serve vulnerable populations to apply for temporary encroachment permits to install removable traffic safety treatments and create traffic calming zones in the city’s streets.

In order to develop this pilot so it truly serves Oaklanders, there will be two public community meetings to gather information from residents and community based organizations to assess their interest and ability to participate in the pilot program.

Oaklanders can attend either the East Oakland or West Oakland meeting.

WEST OAKLAND MEETING INFO

When: Saturday March 2nd, 2024. 10am-12pm.

Where: St. Paul's Episcopal School Library, 116 Montecito Ave, Oakland CA 94610

Short link to RSVP: tinyurl.com/WOTrafficSafety

Leadership

Carroll Fife

Carroll Fife is the Councilmember for Oakland’s District 3. After decades of public service as a community organizer, Carroll was called to run for office by the people with whom she organizes every day. One of the founding members of Moms for Housing, Carroll has fought both in the halls of power and in the streets to protect the human right to housing.

As Councilmember her priorities are to divest from police to invest in community, get every unsheltered person in Oakland into housing as quickly as possible, and create progressive tax structures to correct social and racial inequities. Her historic winning campaign, supported by virtually every endorsing organization in Oakland, was powered by over 1000 active volunteers, and has transitioned into a permanent political organization dedicated to passing transformative legislation and building a progressive majority on the Oakland City Council.

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Oakland City Hall

While City Hall is closed during COVID-19 Shelter in Place, it is best to contact our office via email.

Please contact us at District3@oaklandca.gov for general requests.

  • Briana Brown - Constituent Liaison - brbrown@oaklandca.gov

  • Rediat Bayeh - Policy - rbayeh@oaklandca.gov

  • Tonya Love - Chief of Staff - tlove@oaklandca.gov. Please contact for scheduling and media inquiries.

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