Gun Violence Response

This strategy aims to intervene in the cycle of gun violence to save lives and support healing. Shooting and Homicide Response starts with community-based responders that connect with individuals and families at the hospital or in their homes and walk with them as they navigate crisis. Families and individuals will be connected to immediate resources […]

Youth Diversion & Reentry

This strategy aims to help youth move away from deeper involvement in violence and the juvenile justice system through coordinated interventions. Programs will divert youth from arrest or prosecution and also help youth transition back to school and community after incarceration through life coaching and education and career exploration.   Youth Diversion programming that uses […]

Community Healing

This strategy aims to lift up the wisdom of people closest to the violence and deepen their skills to promote healing through community-led outreach activities and events. This includes a grassroots mini-grant program to support innovative, community-based violence reduction projects. Oakland Unite Contact: Jennifer Argueta. Roots Community Health Center  – Robyn Barron Building Opportunities for […]

Gender-Based Violence Response Services

This strategy directs funding towards interventions that support people experiencing family/domestic violence and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE). It aims to help survivors meet their immediate safety needs and provides resources that aid them in their journey towards healing and stability. Oakland Unite Contact: Sara Serin-ChristFamily Violence Responseincludes a 24-hour hotline, legal advocacy, systems navigation, family support, andmental […]

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