Oakland, CA — Oakland’s inaugural, community-led Redistricting Commission announced additional Commission meeting dates through early December 2021. The Commission meetings are as follows with all meetings starting at 5:00 pm; public testimony on the draft district maps will begin at 6:00 pm.
- Wednesday, December 8, 2021 (anticipated map adoption, subject to change)
The Redistricting Commission also announced seven virtual workshops where the public can learn more about the redistricting process in an informal setting, ask questions and engage with Commissioners. The workshops are scheduled for:
- Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm
- Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm
- Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm
- Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm
At its meeting on October 13, 2021, the Redistricting Commissioners voted to prioritize review and consideration of Draft Map B and Draft Map D. All draft map proposals can be found on the Commission’s website. The public is also encouraged to submit draft map proposals using an online mapping tool.
The Oakland Redistricting Commission is responsible for approving the final map for new City Council and School Board of Directors district boundaries. Commissioners have a December 31, 2021 deadline to complete their work.