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Community Partners

Planting Justice & Rolling River Nursery

Grow Food. Grow Jobs. Grow Community. Food Sovereignty. Economic Justice. Community Healing.

Higher Ground Neighborhood Development Corps

Higher Ground addresses the intellectual development of children through worforce development, behavioral health treatment, after-school enrichment, professional development, service-learning projects, and school/community-based service coordination in Oakland schools.

Sobrante Park Resident Action Council

Sobrante Park Resident Action Council meets monthly to create plans for improving health, leadership development, education and the physical environment, including economic development and transportation in this East Oakland neighborhood. SPRAC leaders work with Alameda County, City of Oakland, CalTrans, and other officials and community organizations.

Community Stakeholders

Friends of San Leandro Creek

The Friends of San Leandro Creek mission is to restore and enhance San Leandro Creek, to increase its potential as a visual and recreational amenity, to preserve its cultural and natural history, to make San Leandro Creek an economically attractive resource, and to promote a healthy environment for its native flora and fauna.


A forward investment in strengthening movements organizing to advance racial and economic justice through movement schools, strategic initiatives and frontline reporting.

East Oakland Collective

​The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group serving the communities of deep East Oakland by working towards racial and economic equity.

Growing Together

Green Schoolyards, Education, and Food Access

ROOTS Community Health Center

Uplift those impacted by systemic inequities and poverty through medical and behavioral health care, health navigation, workforce enterprises, housing, outreach, and advocacy.

Black Cultural Zone Community Development Corporation

The mission of the Black Cultural Zone CDC is to unapologetically center Black arts, culture and economics as we collectively design, resource, transform and build collective power for our communities.


buildOn partners with Madison Park Academy to provide weekly volunteer opportunities for students, collaborate with teachers, and send students on international trips to build schools in other countries.

Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

Sogorea Te' Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led land trust that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people.

Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation

OPRF is the go-to partner for activating, building and championing Oakland’s parks and recreation system. OPRF makes equitable investments through a well-established process of advocacy, partnership, fundraising and project execution.

Public Agency Partners

San Francisco Estuary Partnership (via Prop 1 IRWMP DACTIP grant)

Alameda County Flood Control District (via CANR grant)

Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

City of Oakland - Resilient Oakland Officer

East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD)

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