Messengers4Change Parks Program 2013 Evaluation

The Friday Summer Nights at the Park Programs are in full swing! Check-out the evaluation data from Summer 2013 HERE.  

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Participant Success Story: Carvell

Carvell was referred to Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Office of Alternative Education in the fall of 2013. Before Carvell got referred he was involved in several serious incidents which resulted in him being expelled by the OUSD Board of Education in his sophomore year. That summer he became a father to a beautiful baby […]

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Friday Summer Nights Programs Recognized

Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change Friday Summer Nights in the Park programs in East Oakland and the Friday Night Live program in West Oakland were highlighted in Oakland Local. Simone Larson described the events as a great way to hang-out with neighbors and foster community. The article also highlights the positive evaluation data citing a drop in […]

Come out this Friday to Friday Summer Nights in Oakland!

The Friday Summer Nights programs are kicking off this Friday, July 11th. Come enjoy free food, entertainment and raffles! There are locations in East and West Oakland. For more information click this link:  To read the press release click here.

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City Council of Oakland Recognizes OCYO

Oakland California Youth Outreach (OCYO) was recognized for their “services to Oakland youth and their commitment to the betterment of the City of Oakland.” OCYO is funded by Oakland Unite to do street outreach work in the violent hotspots in the City of Oakland. Oakland Unite wants to congratulate Oakland California Youth Outreach for this […]

Messengers4Change Parks Program Youth Squad Leaders Orientation

Oakland Unite’s Messengers4Change will kick-off the Friday Summer Nights at the Parks Program on July 11th. In preparation for the six week Friday nights event, on July 1, 2 and 3rd Messengers4Change hosted an orientation for its Youth Squad Leaders. The youth are hired through the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program to work at both Willie Wilkins […]

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