"Oakland residents and civic leaders counting on art to combat gun violence and bring peace to their streets" By: Nick Marnell, Bay City News Foundation https://localnewsmatters.org/2021/05/11/oakland-residents-and-civic-leaders-counting-on-art-to-combat-gun-violence-and-bring-peace-to-their-streets/
The Reimagining Public Safety Task Force has approved 90 recommendations on actions that can be taken to improve public safety in Oakland. The City Council voted to establish this Taskforce…
Photo Provided By Pat Kernighan The Reimagining Public Safety Task Force, comprised of 17 members, will engage in an open, transparent, and thorough process—co-led with the community—to create a shared…
Chief Guillermo Cespedes from Oakland's Department of Violence Prevention describes a strategy that combines a public health and community-driven approach to violent crime.
Get to know Guillermo Cespedes, the first Chief of Oakland’s new Violence Prevention Department, and what he thinks about Operation Ceasefire and the City’s overall public safety strategy.
Darlene Flynn, Director of Oakland's Department of Race and Equity, talks racial justice, the city's Racial Indicators Report, and more.
Oakland’s court-appointed Monitor and Compliance Director Robert Warshaw issued an addendum to OPD’s Executive Force Review Board’s report on the police killing of Joshua Pawlik. Make Oakland Better Now! responds.