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Email to City Council, Mayor and Police Chief re Protests.

June 22, 2015
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Email to City Council, Mayor and Police Chief re Protests.

  On Friday I emailed the mayor, city council and the chief of police regarding the protest rules and policies at city hall and the streets of #Oakland. So far I got two responses from Council President Lynette McElhaney and Chief Whent. I will update more if I get other responses. Here is my email:…

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Nighttime protest ban just seems like another method to silence community.

May 27, 2015
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OaklandPoliceWatchProtestors

The message that Oakland government is sending to the community is that they would rather continue with doing the business of the city than allow the community to communicate how they feel about what is happening around them.

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A conversation with Latonda Simmons…

January 22, 2014
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A conversation with Latonda Simmons…

You may think that all a city clerk does is read the names of public speakers. No, they are so much more! Find out about our own Oakland City Clerk and how she is making it easier for you to participate in city government.

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Oakland Redistricting Meetings..TDL Summary.

September 8, 2013
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Oakland Redistricting Meetings..TDL Summary.

Oakland is redrawing their city council boundaries..get the low-down and find out how you can particpate!

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Oakland Rising and Redistricting.

September 2, 2013
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Oakland Rising and Redistricting.

Oakland Rising opens house to celebrate their success and share with the community opportunities to shape the political landscape. Also, learn how you can help with mapping city council districts.

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I’m all about health promotion. Really!

August 7, 2013
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I’m all about health promotion. Really!

If you have explored this blog at all, you might wonder where are all the health posts. Over the past year most of my posts have been about politics..and this is supposed to be a policy and health space. I apologize. Please believe that I do engage in health¬†promotion on a daily basis.¬†I work for…

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