Our Mission

Emphasizing our historic and continuing commitment to Asian and Pacific Islander communities, EBALDC works with and for all the diverse populations of the East Bay to build healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods through community development.


Making Connections at Lion Creek Crossings

Lion Creek Crossings received funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP). EBALDC’s Executive Director, Joshua Simon, and some of the residents of this extraordinary community are showcased in this video.

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In the News

January 2018

The Unity Council and EBALDC Begin Work on New 94-Unit Development for Fruitvale Transit Village

Casa Arabella is the result of two major community organizations working together to increase affordable housing for East Oakland Oakland, California – January 23, 2018 – The Unity Council (TUC), an Oakland-based social equity development corporation devoted to improving the quality of life in Fruitvale and like communities through an innovative, neighborhood-focused economic equity approach, working in partnership with East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), announces that work has begun on the Fruitvale Transit Village Phase II-A project. The $60 million, transit-oriented development project includes a new, 94-unit, multi-family housing... Read more
December 2017

Opinion: Rebuilding Oakland community includes teaching parents

Recently, 25 parents gathered at Futures and CUES Elementary School at the Havenscourt-Lockwood campus in East Oakland for a special graduation. Instead of kids, the graduates were parents who completed an eight-week program designed to help them support the academic success of their children as they get ready to enter kindergarten. The graduation was the culmination of this year’s Havenscourt Parent University, just one example of how the Healthy Havenscourt Collaborative unites residents, community- and faith-based organizations, government and others in the work of building a stronger and healthier neighborhood. Launched... Read more