Participant Success Story: Terrell

Terrell & Emilio Terrell is 32 years old and was born and raised in East Oakland. As a kid he loved to play sports and was always very active. However, his home life was unstable and he yearned for the finer things in life. Eventually he started hanging-out with the wrong crowd and doing illegal […]

Oakland Unite Highlighted in “Steps Toward Peace”

Oakland Unite is in the news once again this week being recognized for the case management that our talented case managers, Emilio and Javier, provide for Ceasefire “call-in” participants. To read the article “Steps Toward Peace: Ceasefire seen as a cultural shift in Oakland” click HERE.

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The Eastern Shore Interviews Jim O’Brien about Violence in Oakland

Check out the interview with Jim O’Brien:    

Finding Hope After Prison

This article speaks to powerful and productive lives that those with conviction histories can lead after completing life-changing reentry programs. Check it out:  

Check out the NEW Oakland Unite Video!

Oakland Unite reduces violence by coordinating the collaboration of violence prevention programs funded by Measure Y and other funding sources in order to reach those at the center of community violence, build strong relationships and ultimately help make a healthier and safer Oakland. This video captures the important aspects of our work here at Oakland […]

Oakland Unite Voices: J’Shaun

Check-out this short video featuring an Oakland Unite youth participant sharing his personal success story by clicking HERE. To watch the longer Oakland Unite informational video click HERE.

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Join us on a Ceasefire Oakland/Lifelines to Healing Friday Community Night Walk.

Oakland Unite’s Street Outreach Teams Representing in Philadelphia

Oakland Unite was fortunate to be invited to participate in the 4th Annual Cure Violence National Cluster Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. This meeting is an opportunity for national partners and other violence prevention departments and organizations to gather in one place and have a dialogue around violence prevention.  Coming together and collaborating gives partners the […]

Stopping the Spike in Homicide

Oakland Unite is in the news again!   This time, reporters are thinking about violence in the city and wondering how the City of Oakland has found success in bringing down the homicide rates. Though there are a number of factors that contribute to crime, this report points to some key programs and services that have […]

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Check-out Some of the Inspiring Work Being Done by Our Team and Partners to Stop Gun Violence in Oakland!

Read James O’Brien’s article in the San Francisco Magazine Guns Down. Don’t Shoot.

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