A program designed by former foster youth will give young adults a $1,000 monthly stipend for 2 years.
Surlene Grant, David Kakishiba, Rebecca Kaplan, and Lena Tam want to represent downtown and East Oakland on the powerful county board.
Four candidates are running for the Alameda County Board of Supervisor seat. Chan held the position until she tragically died in November.
Former Alameda Councilmember Lena Tam and former Oakland school board director David Kakishiba are also running in the June 7 primary election.
The city’s redistricting commission is seeking feedback as it nears the December deadline to finalize new City Council and school board maps. County supes don’t want to reduce the number of supervisor districts representing Oakland.
But first the county Board of Supervisors want a deeper analysis of the project’s financial plan.