News & Announcements
- 04/22/2014 Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan to Gather Community Leaders to Address New War on Poverty and Economic Empowerment of Children & Families Join Supervisor Chan TOMMOROW at 9 AM -Wednesday, April 23- at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center- along with local leaders including the Alameda County Interagency Policy Council and the Human Impact Budget initiative, for the "New War on Poverty: Economic Empowerment Opportunities for Children and Families" forum. Register for FREE by clicking the link above or arrive by 8:30 AM at 388 - 9th Street, Suite 290, in Oakland. This forum is a part of Alameda County's focus on food security, early education, job creation as well as rising income equality.
- 03/20/2014 Supervisor Chan Addresses Community Concerns Regarding Relocation of Probation Department(220KB) Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan met with residents of Oakland's Chinatown community on March 19 to reiterate and clarify that probation officers and their clients will not relocate to 1111 Jackson Street. An earlier plan proposed by County agencies to relocate probation officers and their clients to the Jackson Street location raised significant concern from the community. Supervisor Chan heard these concerns and worked with the County Administrator to find a better solution.
- 01/09/2014 Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan Launches New War on Poverty on 50th Anniversary of President Johnson's War on Poverty Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan unveiled her strategy to launch a "New War on Poverty" in Alameda County on the 50th Anniversary of President Johnson's War on Poverty. At a news event in Oakland, she and a team of local experts outlined the next generation of poverty fighting tactics based on lessons learned during the past 50 years. She also unveiled a new effort to use new technologies, including the first-of-its-kind Human Impact Budget website, to help end increasing poverty rates. Visit the new Alameda County Human Impact Budget website to experience the stories, get the facts and take action including sharing your own story and ideas of how to fight the New War on Poverty at https://www.acgov.org/hib/
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