DIA Community Meeting Archives
Recordings of Prior Meetings
10/6/22 - Ballot Measures Pros & Cons
Listen to DIA’s Community Meeting – Ballot Measures Pros & Cons. League of Women Voters of Oakland presents nonpartisan explanations of state and local measures on the November ballot. Audience Q&A follows.
8/3/22 - Mayor, Council D4 & OUSD D4 Candidates Forum
Listen to DIA’s Community Meeting – Forum for Oakland Mayor, Council District 4, and Oakland Unified School District District 4 candidates for the November 2022 election. Hear statements from 15 candidates followed by Q&A with the audience.
2/24/22 - Managing California’s Water Resources
Listen to DIA’s Community Meeting – Managing California’s Water Resources in a Low-to-No-Snow Future. An insightful discussion on California’s water sourcing and delivery, current conservation efforts, policy issues and tradeoffs, and an outlook on the longer-term future of California’s water supply.
Panelists include EBMUD Ward 3 Director Marguerite Young, Clifford Chan from EBMUD, Annabelle Rosser from the Public Policy Institute of California, and Dr. Erica Siirila-Woodburn from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
10/27/21 - Dimond's Past and Future
Listen to DIA’s Community Meeting – Oakland’s Dimond District – Past and Future,” featuring a panel of long-time Dimond residents, business owners, and community leaders. They will discuss the wonderful history and the challenges of the future.
9/17/20 - Oakland City Budget
Listen to DIA’s community meeting – Oakland City’s Budget, providing an overview of how the city’s budget is developed, the current opportunities and challenges with the budget, and the outlook for state and local government funding.
Panelists included Oakland District 4 Councilmember Sheng Thao, City Budget Administrator Lisa Agustin, Oakland Budget Advisory Commission Chair Jay Ashford, and Segal Co. Vice President and Pension Actuary Todd Tauzer.