About Robert Stahl

Bobby earned his MPH from UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Prior to attending graduate school, Bobby proudly spent several years working to influence housing, economic, and climate related policies to improve health in the neighborhoods and communities of historically marginalized groups in the Bay Area. Bobby is a proficient Spanish speaker with a passion for social justice and extensive experience with research & writing, advocacy, and relationship-building in support of social, economic, and racial equity.

Making Good on a Promise for 465 Units of Affordable Housing

Last Thursday, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Councilmember Abel Guillen, and OUSD Board President James Harris, along with other public leaders, joined neighbors and community-based organizations along our waterfront to mark a critical step in the long process to get much needed affordable housing constructed in Oakland. It’s now been thirteen years since the formation of the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:07+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Urban Strategies News|

State EITC Could Give Boost to 800K Low-income Families Across California

California’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is expecting about 825,000 low-income working taxpayers to qualify for an average refundable credit of $460 through the state’s new Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). As of last month, 26 states and the District of Columbia have established their own EITC’s as a supplement to the federal poverty-reduction measure; more [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:08+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hard Math for Boys and Men of Color in Alameda County

Inadequate Education + Low Income + High Rates of Illness = Unhealthy Communities for Boys and Men of Color and Their Families In Alameda County Few would dispute that income and education are important for well-being and long-term health. This relationship is well documented and supported by an impressive body of research, much of which [...]

Alameda County Violent Crime Fact Sheet 2013

Since 2010, Urban Strategies Council has produced and published a snapshot of violent crime in Alameda County using data made available by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports. The fact sheet is produced as a part of the Alameda County Violence Prevention Blueprint, led by Supervisor Nate Miley, and is intended to help guide decision-making as [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:10+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Categories: Data, Factsheets, Issue Areas, Reports, Violence Prevention|

Updated Alameda County Violent Crime Fact Sheet Released

Since 2010, Urban Strategies Council has produced and published a snapshot of violent crime in Alameda County using data made available by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports. The fact sheet is produced as a part of the Alameda County Violence Prevention Blueprint, led by Supervisor Nate Miley, and is intended to help guide decision-making as [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:10+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Categories: Community Safety and Justice|