The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group invested in serving the communities of deep East Oakland by working towards racial and economic equity. With programming in economic development, civic engagement and leadership, we help amplify underserved communities from the ground up. We are committed to driving impact in the landscape, politics and economic climate of deep East Oakland.
Who We Are
The East Oakland Collective is a membership cohort of millennials-plus invested in the state of deep East Oakland. We are community members comprised of natives, homeowners, residents of East Oakland/greater Oakland and allies. We are invested in working towards a better future for the underserved populations and communities of deep East Oakland.
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We have achieved many milestones since our founding in January 2016, check out our activities and news to learn more.
We are invested in making impact in the following areas:
Civic Engagement & Leadership
Advocacy and organizing for resident power, representation in local government and developing resident leadership to advocate for their families and neighborhoods. Holding elected officials accountable.
Increasing opportunities for individual and collective wealth.
Addressing the needs of unsheltered populations across East and greater Oakland.