Update on Oakland’s Encampment Management Plan

Each year, in any poll or survey homelessness is the most pressing concern on the minds of Oakland residents and voters. The Oakland Metro Chamber has been deeply engaged in fundraising and direct support of our City’s unsheltered residents, as well as convener of policy leaders and community members on this issue to ensure alignment of all efforts.

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Chamber Hosts Conversations on Supporting Oakland’s Unsheltered Population

The issues contributing to homelessness are as complex as the solutions needed to address this growing crisis – and we know this is the number one issue for Oaklanders.

What we also know is no one person, organization, or elected body can solve this independent of others. This crisis impacts our entire community and we need to come together, find what is working and what isn’t and focus our collective efforts.

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Oakland Community Kitchens Initiative

Community Kitchens

The Chamber Foundation is excited to partner with Community Kitchens, a free meal program created to serve Oakland communities suffering from food insecurity during the Covid-19 crisis, as their fiscal sponsor. Originated by the team at Luka’s Oakland Taproom & Lounge, the program raises funds to purchase low-cost meals from local restaurants for community distribution to unsheltered residents.

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