Monday, Oakland welcomed its new mayor, Libby Schaaf, it’s new City Auditor, Brenda Roberts, two new city council members, Alex Guillen and Annie Campbell Washington and re-elected city council member Desley Brooks. The inauguration ceremony, at Oakland’s Paramount Theater, was an upbeat, positive, optimistic event as such events rightly should be. But what’s important to Make Oakland Better Now! is this: Each of the newly elected officials, and Council Member Brooks, made specific promises. We believe they need to be held accountable for what they promised. So here, where it can be reviewed in the future, are clips of what each of these elected officials promised to the people of Oakland:
Oaklanders: remember what you saw here, and be prepared to hold all of our elected officials accountable.