What We Stand For

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Our Mission

To enrich the lives of Alameda County residents through visionary policies and accessible, responsive, and effective services.

Our Vision

Alameda County is recognized as one of the best counties in which to live, work and do business.

Our Values

  • Integrity, honesty and respect fostering mutual trust.
  • Transparency and accountability achieved through open communications and involvement of diverse community voices.
  • Fiscal stewardship reflecting the responsible management of resources.
  • Customer service built on commitment, accessibility and responsiveness.
  • Excellence in performance based on strong leadership,teamwork and a willingness to take risks.
  • Diversity recognizing the unique qualities of every individual and his or her perspective.
  • Environmental stewardship to preserve, protect and restore our natural resources.
  • Social responsibility promoting self-sufficiency, economic independence and an interdependent system of care and support.
  • Compassion ensuring all people are treated with respect, dignity and fairness.

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