May 31 Meeting Canceled:

There is no new information to report out on, therefore the public Russell City Reparative Justice Project Steering Committee Meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 has been cancelled.

However, the work of the committee to review and verify information continues behind the scenes. An update will be provided at the next public meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Please feel free to contact us if you have any feedback, input or questions.


The City of Hayward is working with former Russell City residents and their descendants to explore appropriate reparative responses to the forced relocation of Russell City residents from their homes and businesses. Learn more about the Russell City Reparative Justice Project ➜

About the Steering Committee:

Community members selected 11 committee members and two alternates to serve as representatives of the Russell City Community. The goals of the Steering Committee is to: 

  • Serve as representatives of the Russell City Community in communications between the City of Hayward and the larger Russell City community 
  • Make decisions for the Russell City community 
  • Maintain communication of any developments and decisions to the Russell City community 
Remote Participation
777 B Street
Via Zoom webinar platform
Hayward , CA 94541