Oakland City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas On Mayor Schaaf’s Budget

I hope Mother’s Day was fantastic for our beloved sisters, aunties, grandmothers, daughters, mothers & more — chosen and blood. Mother’s Day morning, I joined the senior volunteers with Toi … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas Oakland City Council Pres On MACRO, City Budget, And San Antonio Park

Dear Oakland, This Women’s Month, I’m sharing the stories of inspiring female and femme leaders who are dreaming and achieving love and justice for the people. Check out our spotlights … Read More

Moms 4 Housing Now A Community & Land Trust-Owned Home – Oakland Councilmember Bas

Oakland District Two Councilmember Nikki Bas’ Digitized Newsletter Last week, I was so moved to see #MomsHouse on Magnolia Street finally become community-owned as permanently affordable, transitional housing for unsheltered … Read More

Sustainable, Healthy Use Of Lake Merritt – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District 2 Councilmember

Sustainable, Healthy Use of Lake Merritt: Pilot Program Beginning this Weekend The issues at Oakland’s Lake Merritt are complex, with groups having different needs and perspectives, all of which are … Read More

City of Oakland Grants For Small Biz, Artists, Nonprofits, Violence Prevention Projects – Nikki Fortunato Bas

From the Nikki Fortunato Bas Councilmember, City of Oakland, District 2 Community Email comes this compendium of City of Oakland grant programs for business. $10K Grants for Essential Businesses: California … Read More

Red Flag Warning, Spare the Air, New Oakland COVID-19 Test Site – Councilmember Bas Letter

Dear Oaklander, I hope you and your loved ones are hanging in there as we in Oakland contend with wildfires in addition to COVID. Big appreciations to our firefighters, first … Read More

Oakland Renters And Small Businesses Eviction Moratorium Extension: News From Councilmember Bas

Dear Oaklander, Heading into our 11th week sheltering in place, I’m inspired by recent wins for our community, such as the extension of my emergency eviction moratorium and a fall … Read More

Nikki Fortunato Bas: Oakland Councilmember Announces Eviction Moratorium

Oakland – Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland District Two Councilmember, says: effective immediately, my emergency ordinance protects renters, small businesses and nonprofits. Thank you to the thousands of Oaklanders who shared … Read More

Nikki Bas Oakland City Council District Two Candidate On “Keep Oakland Housed”

Statement from Nikki Fortunato Bas, Candidate for Oakland City Council District 2, on $9 Million for “Keep Oakland Housed” Homeless Program. While we applaud foundations contributing to housing solutions, our … Read More

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