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Our Mission and Vision

What We're About

Our Mission: 

We make a difference in the lives of our students by ensuring they are prepared for learning by:

  • Providing delicious, fresh, high quality food
  • In an environment that honors their needs and differences
  • By adults who are hard working, self motivated and student focused

We believe in:

  • Exceeding national standards when creating culturally responsible meals and menus;
  • Identifying resources to increase access to healthy food; and
  • Providing effective and efficient service in a family centered environment.

Our Vision:

The Department of Nutrition Services creates an equitable food system for the Oakland community.