How Should We Use Public Land?

Lunchtime Forum

Image courtesy of Flickr user TJ Gehling

When cities and agencies determine what to do with land, they have a responsibility to weigh many factors, including what the best use is and which actions result in the greatest good for the public. Each parcel is different, however, and it’s not always easy to decide what’s best. Come hear a series of perspectives on how public lands should be utilized in Oakland and beyond.

+ Mark Sawicki / City of Oakland Department of Economic and Workforce Development
+ Adhi Nagraj / BRIDGE Housing
+ Sean Brooks / BART


free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members



Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

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