Annie Campbell Washington
Our Upcoming Events
Welcome to District 4
Annie Campbell Washington
Oakland City Councilmember, District 4
District 4 Staff:
Adam Simons, Chief of Staff
Jamila English, Senior Policy Analyst
Iowayna Peña, Policy Analyst & Community Liaison
For media requests and event inquiries, please send an email to ASimons@oaklandnet.com.
District 4 Community Office Hours:
Fairfax Freedom Farm Stand: On the second Saturday of the month from 10am-Noon at The Fairfax Freedom Farm Stand (5316 Fairfax Avenue).
The Hive: On the first Saturday of the month from 10am-12pm at The Hive in the Dimond District (2139 MacArthur Blvd. and Fruitvale).
Montclair Farmer’s Market: On the last Sunday of the month from 10am-Noon at the Montclair Farmer's Market (La Salle Avenue and Moraga Avenue).
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Archived District 4 Newsletters:
July, 2016 - Special Skate Park Edition
Learn About FEMA Grant Funding for Fire Prevention
About the Councilmember
Annie is the Oakland City Councilmember for District 4. As Councilmember, Annie chairs the Life Enrichment Committee and serves as a member of the Finance & Management Committee and the Community & Economic Development Committee. Before being elected to City Council, Annie was the District 4 School Board Member for the Oakland Unified School District.
Annie is a long-time public servant in the City of Oakland. During her 12 year career in Oakland, she held a variety of leadership roles, including Chief of Staff to Mayor Jerry Brown, Chief of Staff to Mayor Jean Quan, Assistant to three City Administrators, Chief of Staff to the Fire Chief and Budget and Policy Analyst. She served as the Director of Operations & Special Projects at the Stuart Foundation in San Francisco and as Executive Director of the I Have A Dream Foundation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Annie holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management/Graphic Communications Management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She lives in Oakland with her husband Glynn Washington, the creator and host of NPR’s Snap Judgment, and their two children, Bahia and Quincy. Annie currently serves on the Board of Directors of Safe Passages and the Alameda County Transportation Commission. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the East Bay Agency for Children, Children’s Fairyland and Girls, Inc. Annie is an active parent in the PTAs at Montclair Elementary and Oakland School for the Arts, where her two children attend school.
Local Heroes Award Ceremony!
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Laurel Elementary School - Laurel, 3750 Brown Avenue
Join us for one of our favorite District 4 events--the Local Heroes Award Ceremony! This year it is scheduled for February 18th at Laurel Elementary School. Once again, we will celebrate Lunar New Year with the Chinese Lion Dancers at the end of the ceremony.
To truly honor all of the amazing individuals in District 4 and their contributions this year, we need your help! We are asking for nominees that have contributed to the community in the areas of: Youth and Education, Art and Beautification, Environmental Protection, Public Safety, Community and Neighborhood Leaders, Small/Local Business Leaders and/or individuals who have partnered with the City to Improve their Neighborhood or Solve a Problem.
We are accepting Local Hero nominations through January 28th. Feel free to nominate your local hero by calling my office at 238-7004, emailing your nomination to my staff member Jamila English at JEnglish@oaklandnet.com or by clicking on this link: