Category Archives: Community Events

Events hosted by RHA in the past

Advancing Racial Equity in Oakland

Darlene Flynn is the Executive Director of the Oakland Department on Race and Equity. In this meeting, she discusses how we can work on advancing racial equity in Oakland. She shared the work she leads to develop strategies and mechanisms that will bring us closer to eliminating racial disparities and achieving racial equity in Oakland.

It's about all of us and what we, as a community, can each do to help.

This event was presented to the community on Thursday, March 18th.

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Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

Concerned about wildfire, earthquake, or power shutoff emergencies? This presentation by the Oakland Firesafe Council will help you, your family, and your home, be prepared for a disaster. The Oakland Community Preparedness & Response (OCP&R) is a 1-hour workshop that was presented to the community on March 9th.

We live in an area that is highly susceptible to wildfires and earthquakes, and preparation is the key to how well you, your family, and your neighbors respond to those dangers. OCP&R will teach you how to build an organized and active neighborhood group, create an evacuation plan, understand emergency notifications, harden your home and community against wildfires, earthquakes, and more.

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Water Main Breaks in Redwood Heights – Part 1

Water main breaks are disruptive to everyone impacted by them. EBMUD is proactively replacing its pipelines to improve water service, reduce water loss and the number of pipeline breaks in the service area. In the East Bay, 4,200 miles of pipelines, under bustling neighborhoods and busy streets, deliver high-quality water to 1.4 million customers.

After the series of main breaks in the Jordan Road area earlier this year, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) made some changes to the timeline and scope of pipeline work. In this meeting, EBMUD staff provided information about its Pipeline Rebuild Program, and the timeline and scope of work for the upcoming pipeline work in the Redwood Heights area.

Learn more about their plans from this online meeting presented on December 10, 2020.

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Check out WinterLights at Redwood Heights Park

Each year we decorate Redwood Heights Park with holiday lights in celebration of the season and we call it WinterLights. A bit of cheer at the end of a long pandemic year.

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Annie Campbell Washington Annie is the Vice Mayor of the City of Oakland and the City Councilmember for District 4. As Councilmember, Annie chairs the Life Enrichment Committee and serves as a member of the Finance & Management Committee and the Community & Economic Development Committee. Before being elected to City Council, Annie was the District…
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