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Community Initiatives & Programs

The City Attorney's Office includes special units, programs and initiatives to advocate for the rights and interests of the Oakland community.

The Community Lawyering & Civil Rights Unit (CLCR) and the Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) work with residents and other stakeholders to secure social, economic and environmental justice in Oakland.

The units are part of the Office's Affirmative Litigation, Innovation & Enforcement Division.

Neighborhood Law Corps

NLC

Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC)

The Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) is an award-winning unit in the City Attorney's Office that works with partners in the community to improve quality of life in Oakland.

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Civil Rights Unit

CLCR

Community Lawyering & Civil Rights Unit (CLCR)

The CLCR works to secure social, economic and environmental justice for Oakland and its residents through innovative, collaborative and responsive legal action.

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Open Government Program

Open Government Program

Open Government Program

Request public records, access information and navigate your City government.

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