Welcome, and thanks for joining us. My name is Rebecca Kaplan and I serve as City Councilmember At-Large, elected citywide in Oakland. This year, it is more important than ever to vote early, and mail ballots early or use an official ballot drop box. More info about when and how to vote.
I am honored to work with community to support real solutions to our homeless crisis, fight for zone-based cleanup and enforcement of illegal dumping, get guns off the streets, provide for public health and local small business support, strengthen housing for all income levels, improve our air quality, transit, pedestrian and bicycle safety, racial and economic justice, and police accountability. Donate and support our campaign.
City Councilmember At-Large, elected citywide in Oakland
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Bay Area Reporter Endorses Kaplan for Oakland City Council!
Oakland City Council’s Rebecca Kaplan preaches Torah, progressive politics
Measure to Reform Oakland Police Commission in the Works
Charter amendment proposed by City Council President Rebecca Kaplan would make body more independent of mayor and city administrator.
“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.” READ MORE
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.READ MORE