People’s Budget Assembly
Learn about the city budget. Decide what Oakland’s budget priorities should be. Engage with our neighbors and friends in building the Oakland People’s Budget.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION HOUR
Tell us what’s important to you! Every week, we create a space for community leaders and members to get together and discuss ideas, issues, and solutions.
Join us for an afternoon of meeting your neighbors as we survey Oakland residents about their priorities.
happy hour phone banking
Join us at local bars and help us text message our supporters exciting updates about our campaign.
The Community Democracy Project is an all-volunteer campaign working to turn the power structure right side up by putting the people of Oakland in charge of the city budget.
We plan to do this by passing a voter initiative that would create neighborhood assemblies, direct democracy, and active citizenship.
what we need to launch our signature-gathering campaign:
Thirty Core members
to join our street team and make a people's budget a reality! We're almost half way to our goal.
to provide stipends for our signature-gathering volunteers.
MEET THE CDP SQUAD
The Marketing Committee is in charge of social media content, posters, flyers, reading materials, and swag.
The Welcome Committee reaches out to existing supporters and informs them about upcoming CDP events.
The Membership Committee introduces new members to CDP policies and the inner workings of the group.
The Speaker's Bureau creates a network of allies and presents the vision of CDP at gatherings all over Oakland.