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The Port is deeply rooted in the fabric of Northern California. We touch almost every Bay Area resident through our airport and seaport activities, prime real estate development opportunities and the hundreds of businesses supporting that robust commerce. Powering economic vitality for diverse stakeholders is our chief objective. In addition, we are stewards, on behalf of the State of California, for nearly 20 miles of Oakland waterfront property along the San Francisco Bay and iconic Lake Merritt.

As the major economic engine for the region, our actions have enormous impacts on our community. How can we realize our goals of sustainable economic growth and real opportunity for everyone? To address the challenges of sustainability and social equity, we created the Division of Social Responsibility (SRD) to be the bridge connecting Port productivity and economic success to quality of life issues for all local residents.

We need to hear your voice. The Port holds dozens of outreach meetings to the public throughout the year. It is our opportunity to report back to you on ongoing projects, and hear your feedback. To extend and deepen that conversation, we created a new program called “Meet the Port.”  You can call us on our toll-free hotline, chat live with us online from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or visit us during monthly office hours at the West Oakland Jobs Center on the 3rd Tuesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and at the Cypress Mandela Training Center monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. We look forward to hearing from you so that we can better serve you.

We are your port. Your community is our community.


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Thumbnail of Port of Oakland extends rent-free lease for sailors' get-away
Port of Oakland extends rent-free lease for sailors' get-away
December 5th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – December 5, 2017: Nearly 5,000 sailors arrive here each year on container ships. The Port of Oakland has ensured that they’ll continue to find temporary respite from... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland gives old Army Base new life, work starts 2018
Port of Oakland gives old Army Base new life, work starts 2018
December 1st, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – December 1, 2017: A big chunk of this city’s decommissioned Army Base just got new life.  Port of Oakland Commissioners last night gave final OK to a plan... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Jack London Square annual tree lighting kicks off the holidays Dec. 1
Jack London Square annual tree lighting kicks off the holidays Dec. 1
November 29th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. – November 29, 2017: Jack London Square kicks off the holiday season with the annual tree-lighting ceremony this Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be... READ MORE
Thumbnail of Port of Oakland's landmark deal for ex-Army Base gets first OK
Port of Oakland's landmark deal for ex-Army Base gets first OK
November 10th, 2017
Oakland, Calif. - November 10, 2017: A long-held vision to revitalize this city’s decommissioned Army base is nearer reality at the Port of Oakland.  Port Commissioners have given initial approval to... READ MORE