By All Means

Oakland, CA



  • Mayor: Elizabeth “Libby” Schaaf
  • City Council President: Lynette Gibson McElhaney
  • Governor: Jerry Brown


  • School Governance Structure: The Board of Education consists of 7 elected “directors” of different districts. The President is James Harris.
  • Chief State School Officer: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
  • Superintendent: Kyla Johnson-Trammell
  • Oakland Education Association (Teachers’ Union) President: Trish Gorham


  • Alameda County Public Health Department Director & Health Officer: Muntu Davis
  • Oakland Department of Human Service Director: Sara Bedford
  • SEIU United Healthcare Workers West President: Dave Regan


Community Data: 

Crime Rate Data (according to Neighborhood Scout):

  • 17 annual violent crimes per 1,000 residents
  • 60.28 annual property crimes per 1,000 residents
  • Crime Index of 1 (safer than 1% of cities in the U.S.)

Primary Health Care Organizations:

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
  • North Shore Medical Center
  • North Shore Community Health Center


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