Oakland Unite Starts the Year Off with a Successful Training! Oakland Unite started the year off with an inspirational professional development training. On January 16th, Oakland Unite hosted acclaimed trainer, Larry Robbin, to present his training ” You Can Be a Change! How to Increase Employment Motivation in People in Reentry!” The event was a […]
Oakland Unite Messengers4Change had another successful summer of Friday Summer Nights at the Park events. At Willie Wilkins Park, in addition to incredible community turn-out during the events, the data indicates that incidents of violence in the community also decreased during the same time. On average the number of police incidents in the Willie Wilkins […]
Oakland Unite Recognized for Innovative Practices to Reduce Youth Recidivism Recently Oakland Unite and the Juvenile Justice Center and Oakland Unified School District Wraparound strategy was recognized once again for their innovation. Through hard work and determination Oakland Unite and its collaborative partners were able to create a database that includes the sharing of Juvenile […]
This year over 5oo families signed up with Messengers4Change to receive toys from the Mayor Jean Quan’s Community Toy Drive. Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change had a hugely successful toy drive/holiday party for the families at the Tassaforanga Recreation Center in East Oakland. Children and families received bags full of toys as well as yummy snacks and a […]
U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice Program for Innovation Oakland Unite’s Juvenile Justice strategy was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice on November 13, 2013. For more information see the Department of Human Services Press Release: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/dhs/documents/pressrelease/oak044501.pdf To read the entire report click here.
Join Chief When and Community Night Walk volunteers on a Community walk. For more information click on “Ceasefire Community Walk” and click this link: Ceasefire Community Walk – Jan 31 2014