The policy creates a Department of Race and Equity that uses access to an affordable, healthy, and culturally appropriate food system as a determinant of equity, among others.
The law creates a Department of Race and Equity for the benefit of all; regardless of "race, class, gender or language spoken." § 22.214.171.124(B).
One determinant of equity is ensuring that food systems provide access to "healthy" foods. § 126.96.36.199(B)(7).
A determinant of equity aims to ensure healthy built and natural environments with clean air, water, soil, and trees. § 188.8.131.52(B)(9). Also, to ensure access to clean parks and natural resources. § 184.108.40.206(B)(13).
A determinant of equity aims to ensure food systems provide access to "affordable" foods and supports "local food production." § 220.127.116.11(B)(7).
The City Administrator will apply the practices, establish an inter-branch team to facilitate accountability, and design and publish an annual report for the City's elected leaders, employees and the public regarding implementation of the "fair and just" principle citywide. § 18.104.22.168.
An annual report must be published on the status and trends in equity in the City and measures of accountability to work plans and other results related to implementation of the "fair and just" principle by the Department of Race and Equity. § 22.214.171.124(C).
Creates a staff position (Director of Department of Race and Equity). § 2.29.170.
This policy is located in the City of Oakland, California Code of Ordinances, Title 2 (Administration and Personnel), Chapter 2.29 (City Agencies, Departments and Offices), Section 2.29.170 (Department of Race and Equity). History: Ord. No. 13442, § 2, 6-27-2017.