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.

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Brighter than Blight

Youth serve as docents in a pop-up art exhibit at the former Greenside Apartments.

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Clowning Around

A local performing artist face paints a neighborhood youth at the end of the school year Block Party.

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Backpack Giveaway

An OHA youth checks out his new backpack filled with school supplies.

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Getting Fresh

A resident eats fresh produce at the Mandela MarketPlace farmer's market.

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Civic Engagement

We support the leadership, civic engagement and community involvement of OHA residents.

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Just Kidding Around

An OHAPD officer jokes around with a neighborhood youth.