Our City: Oakland Open Call for Proposals
All of the selected project teams have at least a majority of members that live and/or work in Oakland. Neighborhoods represented by the selected teams broke down as follows (some teams represent more than one neighborhood):
- West Oakland: 7 teams
- East Oakland: 4 teams
- North Oakland: 4 teams
- Downtown Oakland: 4 teams
- Lake Merritt: 3 teams
- Oakland Hills: 2 teams
- Potential to induce play in people of all ages and backgrounds.
- Strength of community engagement in design, production, and on-site experience.
- Quality, durability, and scalability of design and construction.
Kristen Zaremba, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Oakland
Rachel Flynn, Director of Planning and Building, City of Oakland
Mai-Ling Garcia, Online Engagement Manager, City of Oakland
LaMecia Butler, 50 Fund
Steve Snider, District Manager, Downtown Oakland and Lake Merritt-Uptown District Associations
Natalia Mount, Executive Director, Pro Arts
Matt Passmore, Founder and Lead Artist, MoreLab
Jake Levitas, Co-Founder, Our City
Ray Boyle, Co-Founder, Our City