Who We Are and What We Do
The Oakland Housing Authority Foundation is a 501 c(3) non-profit corporation that was formed in 1984 with the principle purpose of assisting the Oakland Housing Authority in providing human and social service activities. Since its formation, the Foundation has supported a range of activities including employment training and educational programs, summer camp and out-of-school activities for youth, the annual holiday food drive, Holiday Splendor and the OHA Toy Drive.
Youth serve as docents in a pop-up art exhibit at the former Greenside Apartments.
A local performing artist face paints a neighborhood youth at the end of the school year Block Party.
An OHA youth checks out his new backpack filled with school supplies.
A resident eats fresh produce at the Mandela MarketPlace farmer's market.
We support the leadership, civic engagement and community involvement of OHA residents.
An OHAPD officer jokes around with a neighborhood youth.