Kaplan for Oakland | Rebecca Kaplan - Oakland Councilmember

Welcome, and thanks for joining us. My name is Rebecca Kaplan and I serve as City Councilmember At-Large, elected citywide in Oakland. I am honored to have the opportunity to work to support real solutions to our homeless crisis, fight for zone-based cleanup and enforcement of illegal dumping, get guns off the streets of Oakland, strengthen housing for all income levels, improve our air quality, transit, pedestrian and bicycle safety and more.   Please join us, and be a part of the solution.

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Video – Kaplan receives recognition and award for work improving air quality and public health.

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East Bay Express: “A broad community coalition has been working on a public lands policy, which I have also been involved with, to include issues such as prioritization for affordable housing, as well as jobs policies and other community benefits,” Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan wrote in an email. “This proposed sale disregards those goals as well.”  https://www.eastbayexpress.com/SevenDays/archives/2018/05/14/oakland-school-board-surprised-by-proposed-deal-to-sell-city-owned-land-to-charter-school-for-expansion

OAKLAND NEWS NOW – Kaplan Comments on Recent Situation of BBQ-ing while Black at Lake Merritt

Recently, throughout the nation, there have been a variety of incidents which received media attention, in which African Americans have been subjected to police intervention, while engaged in ordinary every day activities.  http://oaklandnewsnow.com/index.php/2018/05/15/oakland-councilmember-rebecca-kaplan-on-the-bbq-incident-at-lake-merritt/

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Rebecca Kaplan

Fighting to protect Oakland tax-payers! ...

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Protect renters from displacement and excessive rent increases -- rally to repeal Costa Hawkins ...

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Rebecca Kaplan

Kaplan worked to protect our hard-hit communities from air pollution, and win funding for vital programs, and obtained a seat for Oakland on an important regional Board which had no Oakland representative for 25 years. ...

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