Create a Department of Race and Equity!

Department of Race & Equity will:
•    Promote equity and reduce disparities within City government;
•    Provide guidance, education and technical assistance to all departments, agencies and offices of the City as they develop sustainable methods to build capacity in achieving equitable outcomes and service;
•    Work with community partners to promote equity and inclusion within Oakland and throughout the region, producing measurable improvements and disparity reductions;
•    Support equitable opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential;
•    Work to resolve issues rooted in bias and discrimination, through research, education, and interventions.