Tag Archives: Councilmember Desley Brooks

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Mayor and Council Pledge Actions to Reduce Systemic Racial Injustice

The Oakland City Council this week continued to come to grips with issues raised at a recent public hearing “on racial inequality within the economic and criminal justice systems.”

City Council Calls Public Hearing to Protect Black and Latino Lives in Oakland

The Oakland City Council is calling a meeting in January to discuss the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement for Oakland and what reforms the city must make to protect the human rights of [...]
Councilwoman Desley Brooks, District 6

Brooks Announces Free Bulk Trash Dump Sites

District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks has announced a free amnesty bulk-dumping project to take place across East Oakland Saturday, April 12 – Wednesday, April 16. According to Brooks, the project is designed to help residents [...]
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Last-minute Agreement Preserves New Army Base Project

In a rush to get a 55-year lease signed before a deadline this week awarding property on the Oakland Army Base to Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS), the Oakland City Council met in a special [...]
Councilwoman Desley Brooks, District 6

Nominate an Oakland School Child to Join Holiday Party and Receive a Gift

Councilperson Desley Brooks and Sports Agent Aaron Goodwin are looking for 100 young people to join them for an afternoon of Holiday Cheer at their 6th Annual Holiday Party. Each youth will also receive a [...]
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Artist Ise Lyfe Turns Abandoned Housing Project into Work of Art

Abandoned, boarded up, and forgotten about housing complexes sit in communities throughout Oakland. Now, one artist has returned to his hometown to transform one dilapidated East Oakland housing project, Greenside, into a work of art.