A number of Oakland community organizations are sponsoring a public safety forum for candidates in the races for City Council Districts’ 1, 3, 5, 7, City Council at Large, and City Attorney,
The forum will be held 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore Ave. in Oakland.
Among the questions to be addressed: possible federal receivership of the Oakland Police Department, disproportionate violence, community policing officers redeployed, excessive police misconduct lawsuits, a look at the Ceasefire strategy.
Event sponsors include PUEBLO, Paul Robeson Chapter of the ACLU, John George Democratic Club, BWOPA, Wellstone Democratic Club, East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club, Oakland Black Caucus, Oakland’s Next Leaders and Niagara Movement Democratic Club.
To RSVP, go to www.oaklandpublicsafety.eventbrite.com