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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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Port of Oakland names Acting Communications Director
October 16th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2020: The Port of Oakland today named Robert Bernardo its Acting Communications Director beginning Nov. 10.  Mr. Bernardo, the Port’s Media/Public Relations Manager, replaces Communications... READ MORE
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OAK and CityHealth Hawaii-certified as Trusted Testing and Travel Partners
October 13th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. - October 13, 2020: As the State of Hawaii’s “Safe Travels Multi-Tier Program” begins on Oct. 15, 2020, Oakland International Airport (OAK) and CityHealth Urgent Care announce the... READ MORE
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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland International Airport and Palm Springs
October 8th, 2020
Oakland, Calif.  – October 8, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Palm Springs, California (PSP). Two daily flights will begin... READ MORE
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Port of Oakland reports unaudited Fiscal Year 2020 results
September 30th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2020:  Despite a 37.6 percent drop in net income compared to the prior year, the Port of Oakland is on a sustainable path due to... READ MORE