Staffing Tentative start date for MACRO crew members (Community Intervention Specialist (CIS) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)): March 21, 2022. Projected launch date of the MACRO Program, April 9, 2022. An update on application status was prepared for all applicants that had interviewed and will be sent out by the OFD Human Resources Department by March […]
The Latest on MACRO (Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland) Outcomes Whether MACRO is led by an external community-based organization or the Oakland Fire Department (OFD), the program’s important intended outcomes remain unchanged. They include: Decreased negative outcomes from law enforcement response to nonviolent 911 emergency calls, especially among Black, Indigenous and People of Color […]
The Oakland Redistricting Commission is tasked with setting new district boundaries for the City Council and School Board by December 31, 2021. The Commission is meeting regularly to decide how the new council districts will be structured. The Commission has asked the community for feedback. The North Hills Community Association has taken a position on […]
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Amy Bach, executive director of United Policyholders, about the thousands of homeowners in California at risk of losing insurance as the risk of wildfires grow.
Submitted by Emily Rogan, United Policyholders on their 30th anniversary.
This is the most recent result of North Hills working with other area groups to move toward a safer living environment. In response to the long term drought and growing risk of wildfires caused by climate change, the Oakland City Council passed a resolution authored by Councilmember Dan Kalb and Council President Pro Tempore Sheng Thao authorizing the City of […]
curated by Mary Mashuta and displayed at New Pieces.
Read the article in the East Bay Times here. originally published september 15
Chief Armstrong met with community members at Montclair Park. Here are recordings of “Conversations toward Solutions”.