Rebecca Kaplan

Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

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

$44.4 More Million for Homeless

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, Homelessness, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice, Sanctuary City, Transportation Affordable housing, parks, illegal…

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Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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Oakland May Name Road in Honor of Oscar Grant

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Desley Brooks, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Community leaders join together to endorse naming road…

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New Year, New Leadership, New Oakland?

 Rebecca Kaplan unanimously elected City Council President By Ken Epstein Oakland honored its newly elected city leaders…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Open Letter: Support Rebecca Kaplan for City Council President

Posted in Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Oakland City Council will be sworn in to office, including three newly-elected members. Immediately after…

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Council Rushes to Approve Five-Year Police Agreement

Posted in Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government, Uncategorized APTP activist James Burch tells City Council to stop putting the…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Community Wins Major Victory for Independent Police Oversight Commission

Posted in Community, Police-Public Safety, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government By Ken Epstein The debate at the City Council meeting went on for hours…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Moratorium on Public Land Sales Goes to CED Committee

By Post staff The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee will hear a community-initiated proposal…

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‘BBQing While Black’ Leader Kenzie Smith to Become Park Commissioner

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Kenzie Smith (left) and Onsayo Abram at last Sunday’s “BBQing While…

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