“Councilmember Loren Taylor, who drafted the resolution and represents District 6 where the center is located, told The Oaklandside that the kitchen is tentatively scheduled to open next year… ”
Taylor is a third generation Oakland resident and says he hopes to deliver ‘results rather than rhetoric.’ He has scheduled a kick-off event for Saturday.
Together, we can ensure that every Oaklander has access to housing they can afford, quality public education, and opportunity in the place they were born or that they’ve chosen to make their home.
“Taylor said he intends to hold police accountable as the department continues its 18th year under federal oversight. But he also wants to push for more police resources so that the city is not ‘putting more lives at risk.’”
Councilmember Loren Taylor said his constituents in District 6, which includes East Oakland neighborhoods, are disproportionately impacted by gun violence, armed robberies and sideshows.
“Guests [on this episode of the “On Point” radio program:] Loren Taylor, Oakland’s District 6 councilmember. Co-chair on the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (active from September 2020 to March 2021), which provided recommendations to increase community safety through alternative responses to calls for assistance.”