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Press Releases

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Current Releases

  • 04/22/2020  SUPERVISOR CHAN FACILITATES DONATION OF 6,000 SURGICAL MASKS TO HIGHLAND HOSPITAL  In response to the urgent need for medical supplies resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Real Estate Association of America Greater East Bay (AREAA GEB) is donating 6,000 surgical face masks to the Frontline Heroes at Highland Hospital.  More...  (122KB)
  • 03/17/2020  SUPERVISORS CHAN & CARSON PROPOSE TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS CAUSED BY COVID-19  Supervisors Wilma Chan and Keith Carson today introduced a directive for County staff to create an ordinance providing a temporary 30-day moratorium on evictions in the Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.  More...  (148KB)
  • 02/18/2020  Supervisor Wilma Chan Urges Immigrants to Empower Themselves with Facts about Public Charge  New Rule Could Cause Confusion about Benefits, Increase Family Separations in Immigrant Communities  More...  (277KB)
  • 12/18/2019  SUPERVISOR WILMA CHAN ANNOUNCED PASSAGE OF TOBACCO RETAIL LICENSE ORDINANCE IN ALAMEDA COUNTY  New Ordinance is One of the Strongest in California, Bans the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products in Unincorporated Areas  More...  (579KB)
  • 08/14/2019  Supervisor Wilma Chan Condemns Trump Administration Policy Change Targeting Immigrant Families  Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan today denounced an impending Trump Administration policy change that would maliciously penalize legal immigrants seeking permanent residency for utilizing indispensable government benefit programs.  More...  (712KB)
  • 03/18/2019  SUPERVISOR CHAN COMMEMORATES LAUNCH OF OAKLAND SAFE CAR PARKING PROGRAM  In response to the continued homeless crisis in Oakland, the Interfaith Council of Alameda County created a program structure that will allow for four safe parking sites at Oakland churches.  More...  (597KB)
  • 03/07/2019  SUPERVISOR WILMA CHAN PROPOSES RESOLUTION URGING ELIMINATION OF NEW TITLE X REGULATIONS  A resolution authored by Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan requests that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rescind recently-adopted Title X regulations is scheduled to go before the Board of Supervisors on March 12, 2019.  More...  (508KB)
  • 01/22/2019  SUPERVISOR WILMA CHAN TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON IMPACTS OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ON ALAMEDA COUNTY RESIDENTS  With the shutdown entering its fourth week and no progress in negotiations, several essential services relied upon by tens of thousands of County residents may go unfunded in the coming weeks.  More...  (266KB)
  • 12/19/2018  SUPERVISOR WILMA CHAN THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS AT THE OPENING OF CITY OF ALAMEDA WINTER WARMING SHELTER  As we enter the coldest months of the year, ensuring the safety and comfort of our most vulnerable citizens remains critically important throughout Alameda County.  More...  (607KB)
  • 12/05/2018  SUPERVISOR WILMA CHAN REMINDS RESIDENTS OF DEADLINE TO COMMENT ON CHANGES TO 'PUBLIC CHARGE' PROPOSAL  Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan today reminded County residents that they have five days left to comment on a proposed federal rule change that would negatively impact the health and well-being of immigrants legally residing in the United States.  More...  (402KB)
  • 12/10/2015  Supervisor Wilma Chan to Commit $250,000 to Help Reduce and Prevent Police / Resident Confrontations  My contribution will support the Learn Your Rights In California (LYRIC) program, sponsored by the Office of the Alameda County Public Defender. LYRIC empowers and protects youth in their interactions with police by teaching them their rights.  More...  (391KB)
  • 08/26/2015  Supervisor Chan Gathers Community to Celebrate Completion of San Lorenzo Library Expansion Project  The $10.3 million project is the first major exterior renovation of the library in 45 years and doubled the size of library to nearly 20,000 square feet.  More...  (453KB)
  • 06/25/2015  Supervisor Wilma Chan Donates $100,000 to Help Feed Oakland's Most Vulnerable Seniors  Supervisor Chan's donation will allow SOS/Meals on Wheels to continue providing hot, nutritious meals to more than a thousand homebound senior citizens in Oakland. Her contribution is part of her ALL IN TO END HUNGER 2020 campaign (  More...  (371KB)
  • 07/11/2014  Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan to Release New County Obesity Report and Highlight Efforts at Local Schools to Provide Nutritious Food to Families  New report finds that obesity adversely affects quality of life and costs billions of dollars; Supervisor Chan will present Oakland Unified School District with funds to purchase new refrigerators for innovative nutrition and food redistribution program.  More...  (357KB)
  • 12/13/2011  Supervisor Wilma Chan to Hold San Lorenzo and Alameda Holiday Events    More...  (57KB)
  • 10/27/2011  Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan Leads Effort to Save Adult Day Health Care    More...  (132KB)
  • 10/18/2011  Alameda County Launches Programs to Help Those without Health Insurance    More...  (36KB)
  • 07/20/2011  Supervisor Wilma Chan Presents $100,000 to the Alameda Boys and Girls Club    More...  (91KB)
  • 04/11/2011  State Decimates Alameda County Safety Net with Steep Cuts  State Decimates Alameda County Safety Net with Steep Cuts to Adult Day Health Care Programs. Jobs and health services at risk-families share stories.  More...  (137KB)
  • 03/16/2011  Efforts to Expand Children's Health Coverage    More...  (71KB)

Archived Releases

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