Treva D. Reid

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Treva Reid received a BS in Marketing from Hampton University and a Master of Theology and Historical Studies from Shiloh Bible College. She currently serves on the Oakland City Council, representing District 7. Reid previously worked as a Senior Field Representative for Former Assemblymember Nancy Skinner and as a Senior Public Affairs Representative for PG&E. She is a Board Member for the East Oakland Youth Development Center and a former Board Member for Satallite Affordable Housing Associates, The College Preperatory School, and the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. She has also served on the Government Relations Committee for the Hayward and Richmond Chambers of Commerce [6]. 

Reid lives in Oakland and is a single mother [1].

Key Issues


Reid wants to increase access to shelters and services and audit existing programs to ensure funds are used effectively. She supports enforcing Oakland’s Encampment Management Policy [1]. 


Public Safety

Reid wants to fund more police academies focused on recruiting oaklanders, invest in the Department of Violence Prevention, and increase community policing paired with civilian oversight committees. She wants to fund Ceasefire, a violence intervention program, and the Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland program [1]. 



 Reid wants to streamline the approval process for affordable housing projects. She wants to require the city’s planning department to prioritize reviewing and approving development projects with substantial affordable housing components [1]. 



Reid wants to provide incentive programs and tax breaks for small businesses, invest in workforce development programs, and implement labor standards and local hire provisions for public contracts [1]. 



Reid wants to hire additional environmental enforcement officers to enforce laws regarding illegal dumping and blights. She supports implementing city community clean-up days and beautification incentive programs and increasing camera surveillance in city hotspots [1]. 


Reproductive Rights

Reid supports protecting access to reproductive health. In 2008, she spoke in support of Walter Hoye, an antiabortion reverend who was briefly jailed for allegedly harassing women outside of a health clinic in Oakland, and in 2009 attended a prayer vigil in support of Hoye [1, 7]. 



Higher Heights PAC; Democracy for America PAC; Tony Thurmond, CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction; Mia Bonta, CA State Assemblymember; Lori Wilson, Mayor, City of Suisun City; Teddy Gray King, Mayor, City of Piedmont; Gabriel Quinto, Mayor City of El Cerrito; Ge’Nell Gary, Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Albany; Dianne Martinez, Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Emeryville; Angela Andrews, Councilmember, City of Hayward; Courtney Welch, Councilmember, City of Emeryville; Corina Lopez, Councilmember, City of San Leandro; Mark Williams, Director of AC Transit; Larry Reid, Former Vice Mayor, City of Oakland; Annie Campbell Washington, Former Councilmember, City of Oakland; Rev. BK Woodson, Faith in Action East Bay; Dr. Joe L. Smith, President, Bay Cities Baptist Ministers Union; Rev. Michael Jones, Pastor, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church; Bishop Keith Clark, Word Assembly Churches


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