Oakland Needs a Comprehensive Public Safety Plan

This morning, MOBN! board members Frank Castro, Mike Ferro and Bruce Nye guest posted at A Better Oakland, urging Oakland to stop its decades-long divisive and pointless “cops v. programs” debate, quit looking for short-term answers, and develop and implement a long term, comprehensive public safety plan.  If you haven’t read the post yet, by all means do so.  The post is here.  And MOBN! will have much more to say on this subject in the days and weeks ahead.

Make Oakland Better Now!

OakTalk Here is the blog of Make Oakland Better Now!, an Oakland community grassroots group of a grass-roots group of voters, volunteers, and policy advocates committed to improving the City of Oakland by focusing on public safety, public works, and responsible budgets. Founded in 2003, we’ve researched, lobbied, and successfully campaigned for a number of new, impactful policies, including the city’s Rainy Day Fund, Measure Z and Operation Ceasefire.

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  1. Ayana

    Rob-I simply can’t beileve that you’re not on Facebook. That’s where ALL the networking is happening for authors and journlists these days. It’s an amazing tool for getting you and your writings noticed.Look me up at Facebook, and read my friends list. You’ll see what I mean.Let me know when you open your Facebook site.Deborah

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