Oakland Equity Indicators

2018 Report Score: 33.5

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."  
-James Baldwin
The City of Oakland developed this website so the public can easily explore the 2018 Oakland Equity Indicators Report. The report features 72 indicators across six themes: Economy, Education, Public Health, Housing, Public Safety and Neighborhood and Civic Life. Use the links below to explore all six themes. For all indicators we share information on what was found in the data. To learn more about the process in identifying each indicator and the importance of the data collected, please read the full report or see the Executive Summary.


Oakland has a long history of activism around issues of inequity and social justice. It is, therefore, not surprising that Oakland was chosen in 2017 to be among the first cohort of five cities to...  Continue reading...


The Equity Indicators Report originated as an action in the Resilient Oakland Playbook (funded by and created in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities—pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation).  Continue reading...


The Equity Indicators methodology was originally developed by the City University of New York’s Institute for Local and State Governance (CUNY ISLG) and then adapted for the Oakland context. Continue reading...

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