DIA Community Meeting Archives

Recordings of Prior Meetings

The DIA works to inform, engage, motivate, and connect people within the Dimond District, ensuring that community members can contribute to the issues of the day and participate in the life of the neighborhood. 

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.

Ballot Measures Pros & Cons

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.

Oakland Candidates Forum – Recording

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.

Managing California’s Water Resources in a Low-to-No-Snow Future – Recording

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.

Past and Future – Recording

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.

Oakland City Budget – Recording

Oct 21: Spooky Movie Night