ABOUT DIA

Our Vision

For Oakland’s Dimond District to be a vibrant, safe, and beautiful place for everyone to live, work, shop, and play.

Our Mission

We are a community-based, non-profit organization, with membership and participation open to all. We bring together residents, businesses, agencies, and other groups to engage in collective efforts to beautify our neighborhood, promote a thriving commercial district, improve public safety, and build a stronger sense of community and belonging.

Our Values

Inclusiveness:We seek diversity on our board and in community involvement, with openness to all voices and interests.

Respect:We treat each other, and the community, with consideration and kindness.

Collaboration:We prize teamwork, transparency, and the sharing of opportunities to shape our work.

Leadership:We each take initiative and responsibility for aspects of the organization, and aim to inspire each other and the community to make a difference.

Impact:We focus on making significant and meaningful contributions to the community, continually assessing and improving our effectiveness.

Our Motto

Involvement Builds Community

Our Bylaws

See the bylaws, initially ratified in 2012 and amended in 2017.