Streetscape and Public Facility Projects

The Public/Private Development Division within the Economic and Workforce Development Department has taken over responsibility of former Redevelopment Agency projects. Below is a sampling of current projects.

Studio One Art Center

Studio One Art Center is now open for Arts Academy for Pre-K through 5th Grade ages. Adult classes will be returning online and in-person in January of 2021. Check back here in November for a class catalog to be posted. We cannot wait to safely resume teaching and creating with our community!

Studio One Art Center Advisory Board

You are invited to become a part of Studio One Art Center's Advisory Board. If you care about the arts in Oakland, we would appreciate your participation.

Submitting and Approving Timecards

Note: The information below only applies to employees who submit timecards via Oracle Self Service – Time. If you are an employee who submits via Telestaff or via a paper form, please continue to use your current process to submit timecards.

Supporting Your Talent Needs

The Oakland Workforce Development Board (OWDB) sits in the hub of a diverse network of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that support the needs of businesses and workers alike. The OWDB and its partners offer an array of low and no-cost services to help businesses maximize their competitiveness and improve the capacity, productivity, and performance of their workforce – and more.


The City of Oakland is committed to becoming a more sustainable city – a community in which all people have the opportunity to pursue safe, happy, healthy and fulfilling lives, now and into the future. Protecting a clean and healthy natural environment; growing a strong local economy brimming with opportunity; and fostering a safe, equitable and vibrant community are all critical components of this vision. Oakland’s 2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP) details the City’s pathway to decarbonize our buildings and transportation, strengthen our local economy, and empower a community resilient against climate change.

Team Oakland Youth Job Training

Team Oakland is a City-sponsored summer employment program for Oakland youth between the ages of 15 and 24. Team Oakland participants gain practical job training experience through meaningful beautification and cleanup projects. Youth engage in crew based work on cleanups, park maintenance, habitat restoration, fire fuel management, community outreach, and trainings on work, life and environmental topics. Team Oakland is administered by Oakland Public Works through a contract with a local employment development organization. Team Oakland began in 1993.


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Telecommunications Program

If your company is interested in installing cellular equipment on City-owned property, we encourage you to contact the Real Estate Services Division. You will complete and submit an application for a telecommunications license, including a non-refundable processing fee.

Tenant Information

The Rent Adjustment Program outlines how renters can handle and respond to rental disputes and allows renters to challenge rent increases or a loss of service.

Thanksgiving Dinner 2019

Joins us at The City of Oakland's 28th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Serving Seniors, Low-Income families and Residents who are homeless on November 26th.

The Oakland Promise

The Oakland Promise is an initiative launched by Mayor Schaaf and the Oakland Unified School District in 2016 that aims to triple the number of Oakland high school graduates who are complete college by the year 2024.