Youth UpRising and Oakland Mayor's Summer Jobs Program Community Mapping Project

Urban Strategies Council   (Oakland)

December 2010

The Council is currently assisting a community partner with a detailed community mapping project.  Students from Youth UpRising and the Oakland Mayor’s Summer Jobs program conducted a detailed parcel condition survey of the Castlemont neighborhood in Oakland (over 1,000 parcels), as well as a park condition survey.   The students are also conducting a food store survey, evaluating the availability of healthy food options among grocery, convenience, and liquor stores throughout East Oakland.  See the results of their blight survey.