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Building Social Equity.

The Port is deeply rooted in the fabric of Northern California. We touch almost every Bay Area resident through our airport and seaport activities, prime real estate development opportunities and the hundreds of businesses supporting that robust commerce. Powering economic vitality for diverse stakeholders is our chief objective. In addition, we are stewards, on behalf of the State of California, for nearly 20 miles of Oakland waterfront property along the San Francisco Bay and iconic Lake Merritt.

As the major economic engine for the region, our actions have enormous impacts on our community. How can we realize our goals of sustainable economic growth and real opportunity for everyone? To address the challenges of sustainability and social equity, we created the Division of Social Responsibility (SRD) to be the bridge connecting Port productivity and economic success to quality of life issues for all local residents.

We need to hear your voice. The Port holds dozens of outreach meetings to the public throughout the year. It is our opportunity to report back to you on ongoing projects, and hear your feedback. To extend and deepen that conversation, we created a new program called “Meet the Port.”  You can call us on our toll-free hotline, chat live with us online from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or visit us during monthly office hours at the West Oakland Jobs Center on the 3rd Tuesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and at the Cypress Mandela Training Center monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. We look forward to hearing from you so that we can better serve you.

We are your port. Your community is our community.


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Thumbnail of Summer at Jack London Square features free movies at the waterfront
Summer at Jack London Square features free movies at the waterfront
June 19th, 2018
Editors: See here for an overview video about events at Jack London Square. Oakland, Calif. – June 19, 2018: Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square starts Thursday evening at sundown with a... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Patchwork’s Summer Show at Jack London Square features emerging artists
Patchwork’s Summer Show at Jack London Square features emerging artists
June 13th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018:  Jack London Square is home to Patchwork’s Summer Show Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features local emerging artists, crafters and... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland hires new Director of Human Resources
Port of Oakland hires new Director of Human Resources
June 13th, 2018
Oakland, Calif. – June 13, 2018: The Port of Oakland has named Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources. A 12-year Port veteran, Mr. Mitchell previously served as the Port’s... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland boss to grads: Don't pull back from the world
Port of Oakland boss to grads: Don't pull back from the world
June 11th, 2018
Seattle, Wash. – June 11, 2018: A global trade executive yesterday urged college graduates to reject “extreme protectionism,” calling it damaging and futile.  Speaking at Central Washington University’s Kent, Wash., commencement, Port... READ MORE