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Supporting the City staff and local community through design innovation.
Rent Adjustment Program
Being an arbiter between property owners and renters allows CDL to promote better housing and housing investment in the City of Oakland.
Using the CDL Process to draw strengths from the city’s proud, diverse identity to ensure economic security for all Oaklanders.
Testing the feasibility of Oakland’s proactive rental inspection program and proposed ordinance to ensure the safety of residents in their homes.
Redesigning Summer Youth Jobs
Working with the public sector and community organizations to close the gap on financial empowerment opportunities for underserved youth.
The Civic Design Lab's take on Oakland's financial empowerment looks at the City's strategies for supporting Oakland's most underserved communities by building their financial capabilities from birth to college.
Dedicated to change.
See our progress and the impact we have made in our Quarterly Report.