The mission of the OCAC—a cross-sector coalition dedicated to racial and economic justice—is to engage Oakland residents in creating and implementing climate solutions that strengthen the environmental, economic, and social resilience of frontline communities.
The OCAC pursues this mission by:
Developing a comprehensive agenda and program for addressing the impact of climate change on frontline communities
Bringing together and supporting grassroots campaigns and initiatives that build community resilience
Amplifying community voices and building grassroots power to shape public resilience plans and policies
Strengthening community resources through neighborhood-based climate education, planning, and organizing
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