Supervisor Keith Carson speaks at the Groundbreaking Ceremony at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital on October 26, 2015. Photo Credit: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Supervisor Keith Carson, Elaine Brown, D’Wayne Wiggins, a student from Strings of Soul, Stanley Burrell, Tarika Lewis, Angela Davis, honoree Howard Moore, Jr., Pastor Charley Hames and Ceyphus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson after the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Beebe Memorial Cathedral in Oakland. (Photo credit: Photographers@Large).
BEO/FBL Community Awards, 2015
Year of the African American Male Community Dinner, 2015
Keith Carson on the Nikki Thomas Show at KBLX
Year of the African American Male Launch
Ready to Learn Fun Fair 2014
Supervisor Carson congratualtes winners of the 2013 Alameda County Hackathon at Berkeley High School in April, 2013.
Supervisor Carson speaks at a press conference on July 8, 2014, to announce the purchase of 90 all-electric vehicles by Bay Area local governments and agencies.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seales and Supervisor Carson at the Making Connections conference in February 2013 at Laney College in Oakland.
Supervisor Carson receives the 2012 "Good Guy" award from National Women's Political Caucus-Alameda North
Disaster Preparedness Workshop in Berkeley, October 22, 2011( Photo: Mark Coplan)
Supervisor Carson recognizes participants in the Family Journeys genealogy project at the Board of Supervisors, June 2011
2015 Lunar New Year Celebration
Supervisor Carson and Staff by Lake Merritt, December 2011 (Photo: Auintard Henderson)
Supervisor Carson speaks to AP Government students at Oakland Tech, March 2012
Alameda County is one of the best places in the world to work, do business and raise a family. 
-Keith Carson
Upcoming Events
Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive
Please join our us and other East Bay leaders on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 5pm-7pm for a free holiday party!  Bring your holiday cheer, as well as an unwrapped  toy to brighten a needy child’s season.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015//5pm-7pm

Everett & Jones
126 Broadway, Oakland
Light refreshments will be provided
For more information, please click here.


Supervisor's Message

Welcome! I am honored to represent the residents of District 5 on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.  District 5 is a vibrant community with diverse cultural and ethnic traditions. Our residents are passionate, engaged citizens who care deeply about the community and are working to make Alameda County a better place to live, work and play.

The Fifth District includes Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, West Oakland, North Oakland, Rockridge, and portions of the Grand Lake, Fruitvale, Manzanita and Dimond District neighborhoods.

Read the rest of Keith’s message
News & Announcements
Highlights from the
"Year of the African American Male"

Click here to visit the YAAM webpage with job announcements, YAAM community engagement events, community event listings and videos from partner organizations.

Please view photographs from the launch of the first ever "Year of the African American Male."

For More Images, click here.
Click here to download the resource guide

Disaster Preparedness Event
Click here to view photos.

25th Anniversary of the East Bay Economic Development Alliance on October 15, 2015


Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Struggle Continues.

Click here to view the link to the video excerpt!

Learn About The Budget  

Click here for in-depth documents related to the Alameda County budget.

Supervisor Carson honors young boys from Oakland who received perfect scores on the STAR exam in 2011Live streaming, audio, archives, agendas, and minutes are available.

Board of Supervisors Meetings Audio and Live Streaming can be accessed here.

See images from Board of Supervisors Meetings here.

Learn about Boards and Commissions here.

Disaster Preparedness 
Click here for resources


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