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Oakland Unite in the News

Chip Johnson from the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an article highlighting the success of two Ceasefire and Oakland Unite program participants. After being called in by Ceasefire the two men opted to access services. Working intensively with their Oakland Unite Case Manager they were successful taking the steps to begin to transform their lives. Their case manager was able to […]

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Oakland Unite Street Outreach Workers Recognized at Oakland Neighborhood Champion Awards

Oakland Unite Street Outreach Workers were recognized in East Oakland on Saturday, March 8th as “neighborhood champions” that contributed to the reduction of violence in East Oakland in 2013. The Oakland California Youth Outreach Workers were specifically recognized for the role they play in the community as violence interrupters. This awards ceremony, hosted by the […]

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Participant Success Story: Jabari

As a young child Jabari dealt with a lot of instability. After his mom passed away when he was eight years old he was moved around from foster home to foster home. “In the foster care system, as a foster child, support didn’t come easy,” said Jabari, “I never got the parental attention that I […]

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A Warm Welcome to Peter Kim our New Oakland Unite Manager!

Welcome Peter! Oakland Unite is happy to introduce the newest member of our team, Oakland Unite Manager Peter Kim. Peter Kim has most recently been pursuing his PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  However, prior to this chapter in his life he worked for 17 years at the East Bay Asian Youth Center […]

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MISSSEY at the State Capitol

Nola Brantley, currently of MISSSEY, spoke at the State Capitol on February 6th in support of legislation to strengthen the penalties for buying and selling minors for sex. Supported by Senators Ted Lieu, D-Torrance; Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles; Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar; Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo; and Marty Block, D-San Diego the legislation seeks to […]

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