What You Told Us...

In a recent Survey Monkey question, we asked you what neighborhoods in Oakland could most use navigation centers.

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Oakland Tech Students Fight Gentrification

These days it’s pretty common for local media outlets to report on the impact of gentrification on Oakland’s families and workers. It’s not that common, however, to hear from Oakland’s youth directly about how gentrification impacts them and their families.  

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Map Update (6/16/2017)

Below are the proposed developments submitted to the Planning Commission during the week of June 12, 2017. 

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Interstate 980 and the Elusive Southern Crossing

By Dennis Evanosky--Interstate 980 carries traffic on the southern end of the Grove Shafter Freeway. On the north, the freeway connects to Highway 24 at Interstate 580; on the south it joins Interstate 880 at Jackson Street.  

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In Case You Missed It...

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of June 5, 2017: 

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Survey: Navigation Centers in Oakland

To help ease its homeless situation, San Francisco has begun placing navigation centers around the city to help guide homeless people into permanent homes.

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EBRRD Successfully Launches Red Tag Campaign

On Saturday, June 3, 100 people walked 50 precincts in Oakland to kick off East Bay Residents for Responsible Development’s (EBRRD) Red Tag campaign. EBRRD members and Oakland residents from across the city launched a program that will bring attention to real estate projects in Oakland that do not match with the city’s values of inclusivity. 

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Map Update (6/9/2017)

Below are the proposed developments submitted to the Planning Commission during the week of June 5, 2017.

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“Stop SunCal” Petition

East Bay Residents for Responsible Development (EBRRD), a coalition of four construction-trades unions that represent 500 families in Oakland and 18,000 members in Northern California, has created a petition to stop SunCal from building the Oak Knoll project. 

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East Bay Residents for Responsible Development to Kick off Red-Tag Campaign

East Bay Residents for Responsible Development (EBRRD), a coalition of over 500 Oakland families, will kick-off its new Red Tag campaign Saturday, June 3, in an effort to bring attention to real estate projects in Oakland that do not match with the city’s values. In the construction trade, a red tag denotes a condemned building. 

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