Get Involved

There are plenty of ways you can make an impact on violence prevention and public safety in Oakland.

Attend a public meeting

The City of Oakland has a number of public commissions that evaluate city efforts and make recommendations on city spending. You can often attend these meetings as a member of the public and submit your own comments. Many of these commissions also have openings for Oakland residents who would like to serve as volunteer commissioners.

Contribute to FPS

We’re always looking for input and contributions from Oaklanders, particularly those most impacted by violence and policing.

Organizations working on public safety

The following nonprofit organizations work on public safety and policing issues in Oakland: