OCO Staff

  • Rev. Dr. George Cummings

    Regional Executive Director Dr. Cummings is widely respected across the nation as an effective community leader among people of faith.

  • KEN JOHNSON

    Ken Johnson grew up in Silicon Valley and graduated from Harvard University, where he first got involved with organizing on campus and in inner-city Boston. Ken has extensive management and nonprofit experience, having worked for State Farm, The Ella J. Baker House and the city of Sunnyvale.

  • Barbara Lafitte-Oluwole

    Whether at an NCP meeting, meeting with a councilmember or holding community dinners at her home, Barbara continues to show the importance of bringing communities together to create a better city.

    Ext: 301

    Cell: 510-331-3790

    Email: lafitteolu@oaklandcommunity.org

  • Emma Paulino

    Over the last 16 years, as an OCO leader and staff person, Emma has been a champion for deep, sustainable leadership development.

    Ext: 307

    Cell: 510-459-8696

    Email: emmap@oaklandcommunity.org

  • Katy Nuñez-Adler

    Always dedicated to the cause, Katy is a strong believer that organizing creates new possibilities and that all people have the power to change their environments.

    Ext: 308

    Cell: 510-967-5137

    Email: katy@oaklandcommunity.org

  • Rev. Damita Davis-Howard

    Working with OCO provides Damita an opportunity to unite her two passions—her faith and her commitment to social, racial and economic justice.

    Ext: 305

    Cell: 510-915-2651

    Email: ddavis-howard@oaklandcommunity.org

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