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).
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
Supervisor Carson recognizes participants in the Family Journeys genealogy project at the Board of Supervisors, June 2011
Supervisor Carson and Staff by Lake Merritt, December 2011 (Photo: Auintard Henderson)
Supervisor Carson speaks to AP Government students at Oakland Tech, March 2012
Supervisor Carson congratualtes winners of the 2013 Alameda County Hackathon at Berkeley High School in April, 2013.
Keith Carson on the Nikki Thomas Show at KBLX
Disaster Preparedness Workshop in Berkeley, October 22, 2011( Photo: Mark Coplan)
Ready to Learn Fun Fair 2014
Launch of the "Year of the African American Male"
Alameda County is one of the best places in the world to work, do business and raise a family. 
-Keith Carson
Upcoming Events


Wed, March 4, 2015 from 11:30am - 1:30pm
Please join us as we celebrate the year of the Ram. Entertainment includes lion dance, Korean singing, Kung Fu exhibition, magic performance and more. Light refreshments will be provided after the program. This is a FREE event. 


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.

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News & Announcements

Highlights from
 Launch of the
"Year of the African American Male"

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

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BEO/FBL Community Town Hall
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Berry Gordy Day in the East Bay 
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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.

Learn about Boards and Commissions here.

Disaster Preparedness 

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