Oakland Promise

City Auditor Says Mayor Schaaf Misused City Money and Resources to Fund Oakland Promise

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Oakland Promise Investigation reveals nonprofit received free office space and over $700,000 in city funds to pay…

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Mayor Created Oakland Promise by Approving Resolution While City Council Was on Summer Break

City Attorney memorandum says city rules “prohibit the mayor from approving ordinances during council’s annual recess” By…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Questions about Oakland Promise: If it wasn’t a nonprofit, what was it? What happened to the money for scholarships for kids?

By Ken Epstein Questions continue to surface about the organization and accountability of “The Oakland Promise,” Mayor…

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Community Raises Questions Over City Funds, Staff Given to Mayor Schaaf’s Favored Education Nonprofit

By Ken EpsteinQuestions are being raised by members of the community whether city staff, funds and resources…

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