Can Oakland Afford To Be Safe?

With the pending release of the new Oakland city budget this week, we are about to see how the Mayor and the City Council set their priorities.  Make Oakland Better Now! believes that the top priority should be restoring, and growing, the Oakland Police Department in order to make Oaklanders safe.   In this light, we are proud to present this panel on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, featuring City Administrator Deanna Santana, Oakland Chief of Police Howard Jordan and key budget and police staff.  Please plan to join us.

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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.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Ed Gerber

    Here’s a chance to get the facts on what we willl need to do to solve Oakland’s crime epidemic ! Join us!

  2. Mike

    Where is the Mayor? Where are the “policy-makers?”

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